Lake Lore

Stories enrich our lives.

Practiced by all cultures since the beginning of humanity, we carry on this oral tradition by offering these tales to share with the next generation.

Settle back around a campfire, in the hammock, or at the dinner table and enjoy these Torch Lake stories. Then check out the science behind them.

Alden Regatta
Image Source: Barb Lockrey

 Free Printable

Torch Lake Watershed Map (.pdf)

Visit the TRUE BLUE Gallery

Torch Conservation Center exterior

The TRUE BLUE Gallery is closed for 2021.
Thank you for making it an incredible season.
More artists, more visitors and more sales than the past 4 years!!
We'll open Memorial Day Weekend 2022
Featuring Watershed-inspired Art &
Tips on how to CARE FOR TORCH!
9046B Helena Road
Downtown Alden, MI

Don't just wish that Torch Lake will stay blue.
Choose a water-friendly lifestyle - make a difference!