Grand Haven State Park, Grand Haven

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#3 of 14 in Parks in Ottawa County
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  • We Have the most beautiful sunsets A new play scape for the kids New park entrance and park getting a much needed remodel  more »
  • The Statepark is just an awesome place. The sand, the Lake, the Pier, the Lighthouse, Playgrounds etc. It has everything you could ask for but it’s still a quiet place where you can relax and enjoy a ...  more »
  • The park has a great beach, very wide with plenty of room for all visitors. It has a large parking area, so we had no problem finding a spot. On holidays the lot is packed, but any other weekend is fi...  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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