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Grand Haven State Park, Grand Haven

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  • A nice beach. Got there early and had no trouble parking our bikes, which we rode in on the paths leading right to the park. Actually was free on our bikes. Got busy by noon but a nice place. Soft san...  more »
  • The park is easy walking distance from downtown Grand Haven and a very nice soft sand beach. The lighthouse is an easy walk out the concrete pier and back. The one down side is there is camping right ...  more »
  • Nice sandy beach. Camp site on the beach too. No real hiking at this park, but then not needed when you have the beauty of the lake and the channel walk is nice. We walked often along the channel to t...  more »
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  • One of the coolest spots! I had only been here once before when I was a young child. I remember loving it here and having a great time with the family. There is parking right near the beach which is really nice! The view out here is outstanding. The level of peace on Lake Michigan is unreal. You can feel the energy of the lively water. It is Michigan and the water is kind cold so I only stuck my feet in. Next time I'll be sure to take a swim!
  • Nice access to the waterfront. There are two piers on either side of a channel. The primary lighthouse is on the side of downtown Grand Haven, but the better view of the lighthouse is a 15 minute drive around on the other side of the channel. It is worthwhile checking out.
  • Beautiful park on the beach to spend the day. Still sorry that they don't have someplace to eat on the beach. It's great to go for a walk and get something at Snug Harbor. But still miss the food on the beach.
  • I absolutely love Grand Haven's beach front area here in the park! It's beautiful and well taken care of! There are always a lot of people here enjoying the pier and the water front! Sunsets are absolutely amazing here at Grand Haven State Park! We are from Indiana, so we had to pay $9 to enter the park. This was the only problem I had with the park...I felt that price was a bit steep. Back home State Parks only charge $5. Other than that, I love it here and I know you will too!
  • The sunset is amazing. And when you walk the pier, you are surrounded by water so that is really nice. However, for my preference I thought it was way too crowded, and a hassle to get in and out of. I liked Ludington a lot better-less crowded and more peaceful.

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