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Oval Beach, Saugatuck

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Nestled among rivers and sand dunes along Lake Michigan, Oval Beach ranks as one of the top beaches in the United States, according to National Geographic Traveler magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and MTV. Mentioned by Conde Nast Traveler among the world's best 25 beaches, the area is also one of the most endangered ecosystems on the planet. You can reserve a guided tour of the site at certain times, and the entire area is open for visitors throughout the year. Swim, hike, and play in the waves, or have a picnic with a barbecue. Showers, restrooms, a playground, and a concession stand make spending the day here easy. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Saugatuck holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Oval Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • easy parking ,boardwalk to water ...nice for carts ..super bathhouse with concessions. remote restrooms wow! 
  • The only place in Saugatuck to see a sunset! Plenty of lake view parking. Open til 10pm, so also a perfect location for star gazing. 
  • We loved visiting Oval Beach during our stay in October. Yes it was cold, yes it was windy, but the views from the beach are incredible and there are dunes around the area that have trails running thr...  read more »
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