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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 had an absolutely beautiful day walking thru the park. We entered on the east gate right Before the main entrance and paid no admittance fees by doing this and knowing we wanted to walk the skyline...  more »
  • The state park is clean and well maintained. The pier is great to walk, and everything is super there  more »
  • Somewhat of a long walk (1.8 miles?) and about 1/2 way is a sign for a shipwreck. Climbed over the dunes and never did find anything. Come to find out it is just some rotting boards in the sand. Made ...  more »

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