The Branch area encompasses both Lake and Mason Counties. It's a paradise for those who love the outdoors. Whether you hunt, fish, hike, or snowmobile...you'll fall in love with Branch. Being Michigan's premier ORV recreational area, there's miles of hiking and motorized trails. Branch is also known for it's inland Lakes, (Long Lake, Emerson Lake, Round Lake and Tallman Lake) and it's crown jewel... the Pere Marquette River. The PM River is ranked as one of America's great fly fishing rivers! And it's swamps and marshlands are surrounded by Federal Land and very few cottages, making fishing and floating a truly relaxing experience.