Visitor Info

Glen Arbor Garden:

Seating, Visitor Info and Public Restrooms

Public restrooms are open from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM from May - November. and are located in the Glen Arbor Garden on Lake Street, between Art's Tavern and The Cottage Book Shop. Click here for a Glen Arbor Walking Map.

glen arbor garden restroom facilities

Glen Arbor Township Park

Renovated in 2018, the Glen Arbor Township Park features a playground, outdoor work-out equipment, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, a basketball court, restroom, water station and pavilions.

Sidewalks wind around the park offering multiple swings and park benches for seating. Public parking is available. The park is located at the corner of State Street & M-22. Get directions.

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There is free, day time parking in the lot located behind the Town Hall at 6394 W. Western Avenue.  Additionally, there are parking spaces on Western Ave, many of the side streets, at the Township Park and local businesses.

There is no short term or overnight parking.

Please do not park in restricted zones or on the sidewalk.

Boat Launch

The boat ramp at the end of Lake Street is for Seasonal and Commercial Boats to access Lake Michigan from Glen Arbor. The daily use fee is $10.00, payable at the fee box located at the launch site or via the QR code below. A yearly boat ramp pass is available for $100 at the Town Hall office. Click to view the Boat Launch Rules, print and submit your Boat Launch Application, and enjoy the big water!


Host an Event: Venue Rental

Many organizations, groups and individuals rent the Glen Arbor Town Hall for their meetings or special events. We have two locations available for booking, the Meeting Room and the Town Hall. The Town Hall is a popular venue for weddings and other special celebrations.

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Special Events

Want to participate in in a Special Event held in the Township of Glen Arbor?  Looking to host a Special Event like a Race or Festival? See the Special Events page for a list of events and the Protocol / Application to host one.

Glen Arbor Farmer's Market

Get a taste of the region from a variety of local vendors at the Glen Arbor Farmer’s Market, weekly Tuesdays from 9am-1pm, June – September. 

The market is located behind at the Town Hall at 6394 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636.

Organized by: Leelanau Farmers Markets Association

Phone: (231)256-9888 Email: [email protected]

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Pickleball, Tennis, and Adult Basketball are hosted by various individuals and groups in Glen Arbor. See our Recreation page for more details about these activities. 

Glen Lake License Plate

The Glen Lake License Plates are provided by the Glen Arbor Women’s Club and may be purchased at the Township Office for $15


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Visitors will find the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce a great online resource for planning their trip and staying connected to the area. Browse their website for trip planning ideas, a local business directory, find places to stay, community events and seasonal recreation available.

Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce