Crooked Lake Passage: Fantastic riverside views from the large deck or firepit patio and a private boat slip

Crooked Lake Passage is a charming vacation rental on the Crooked River.

Welcome to Crooked Lake Passage!

The spacious deck is a great place to relax and watch the boats cruise by.

Roast marshmallows in the patio's fire pit or take a seat alongside the river.

Time slows down along the river, broken only by the passage of boats cruising lazily by on the Inland Waterway.

Rent a boat or bring your own! Crooked Lake Passage features a private boat slip.

The living room features a fireplace and TV with a screened porch leading out to the deck.

The cozy living room.

The dining room has seating up to six.

The fully-stocked kitchen is located off of the dining room.

The three-quarters bath with a washer and dryer on the main floor.

A second floor queen bedroom.

A second bedroom also has a queen bed, as well as a toddler bed.

A third bedroom on the second floor with a double bed.

The shared second floor bathroom.

The loft above the garage has additional sleeping and its own full bath.

The garage loft features a bedroom with two queen beds.

The garage loft living area.

The garage loft living area with its own TV.



Property at a Glance

3 Star

  • Riverside cottage
  • Private boat slip
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 ¾ baths
  • Sleeps 10
  • Studio loft above the garage
  • Smoke free

Crooked Lake Passage is a cottage located on the Crooked River, part of Michigan’s Inland Waterway. This vacation rental home features a large deck and a patio with a fire pit, both ideal locations for relaxing in the comfortable outdoor furniture and watching boats cruise by. There are also outdoor speakers for listening to your favorite tunes while you kick back.

The Inland Waterway is a popular route for boaters that runs through Pickerel Lake, Crooked Lake, Crooked River, Burt Lake, Indian River, Mullet Lake, Cheboygan River, and arriving finally at the great Lake Huron. The cottage has a private boat slip for your boat or jet skis (rental pontoons and boats are available in the area) so you can get the most out of this riverside vacation rental. Also bring your paddle board, float tubes, and fishing poles!

The main cottage has 3 bedrooms, a fully-equipped modern kitchen, and a three-season porch. There is a TV and DVD player in both the living room of the main cottage and the garage loft. Internet is not availableAdditional sleeping is available in the air conditioned studio loft over the garage, which has it’s own full bath.

Crooked River Passage is just a 10-minute drive from the village of Alanson, where groceries and supplies are available. Also within a half-hour drive are Petoskey, Harbor Springs, and Mackinaw City (where you can catch ferries to Mackinac Island). Come experience the comfort and relaxing atmosphere of this charming Crooked River vacation rental!

Watch this stunning aerial video of this riverside retreat!



  • Riverside with private boat slip
  • Sleeps 10
    • Main house: 2 queen beds, 1 double bed
    • Loft above garage: 2 queen beds, 1 queen sleeper sofa
    • Crib and toddler bed
  • Maximum occupancy: 12
  • 3 ¾ baths
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Air conditioning in garage loft
  • 3 ceiling fans in main cottage
  • Gas log fireplace
  • Vacuum
  • Ironing board
  • Screened porch
  • Deck with furniture
  • BBQ gas grill
  • Patio with fire pit
  • Smoke free

Kitchen & Dining

  • Full Size Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Keurig
  • Dining capacity: 9

Entertainment & Activities

  • Private boat slip with access to Inland Waterway
  • Satellite TV (main cottage only)
  • 2 TVs
  • 2 DVD players
  • Minutes grocery store and supplies in the Village of Alanson
  • Nearby Petoskey, Harbor Springs, and one-half-hour drive to Mackinaw City


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