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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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  • While visiting the west shore of Michigan my wife & I decided to visit the park. It is an amazing ride in surrounded by sand dunes. Once in the park we drive back to the Hamlin dam at back of park & s...  more »
  • On our first trip here, we soon realized we'll be back for more. There is plenty to do. Next time we'll bring our bikes for the great bike trails. Or our kayaks for the river float between Hamlin Lake...  more »
  • This was on our bucket list for the summer. It was easy to find and a beautiful drive. This area of Michigan is worth the drive from where ever you are coming from. The scenery & beaches are pristine ...  more »