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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. Put Ludington State Park into our Ludington online trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Ludington.
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  • We spent an afternoon here with the dog hiking on the trails. We originally started out on the Skyline Trail which was a mistake. Between my fitness level, the fact that it was windy (blowing sand doe...  more »
  • This is a beautiful state park in Michigan. There are many walking options, along the Au Sable River to the dam, around the lake with bridges to islands, up and over the dunes with views of Lake Michi...  more »
  • We have camped here for the past 7 years. The beach is beautiful and there's plenty to do. The hiking trails are well marked and the scenery is beautiful. Beechwood campground is my favorite. It's mor...  more »
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