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Ludington State Park, Ludington

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One of the most popular state parks in Michigan, Ludington State Park beckons visitors for fishing, hiking, camping, and swimming in Lake Michigan. The park's 2,100 hectares (5,300 acres) encompass many ecosystems including forests, sand dunes, beaches, a dam, a river, and the lake. Visit the nature center for information on the park and recent wildlife sightings. Take a short walk along the beach to visit Big Sable Point Lighthouse, which dates to 1876 and stands 34 m (112 ft) tall. You can get out on the water by renting a boat on Hamlin Lake, or enjoy swimming in this man-made lake created by the Hamlin Lake Dam. With our international travel planner, Ludington attractions like Ludington State Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We came up from Grand Haven for a quick day trip and was not disappointed. The bike trails are well maintained and beautiful. Towing around two small children was very doable. Lots of people fishing a...  more »
  • we stayed here three nights, it was a little cold but the view of lake Michigan was nice. the sites themselves where really close together and I'm not sure how some the bigger campers managed to even ...  more »
  • Friendly staff in the lighthouse. Postcards and souvenirs in the lighthouse. Climb the lighthouse for $5 per adult is a bit steep on the price but you get a tour and lots of info.  more »