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Ludington State Park

Address: 8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
Phone Number: (231) 843-2423
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Ludington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It has several miles of hiking trails and beautiful scenery. It is definitely something that shouldn't be missed if you are in the area.

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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245 reviews 245 reviews
86 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed in a mini-cabin for a couple nights and enjoyed the small cabin and the fire ring. The bathrooms are well maintained. There are hikes you can take all over the park and the hike to the lighthouse was a special treat.

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Vicksburg, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I always enjoy Ludington State Park. It is a nice area to walk around with plenty of walking trails. It is especially nice during the fall when all of the leaves are changing.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A 7 mile long, sugar sand beach, with small dunes and little ponds sometimes stocked with pollywogs & little frogs, and minnows, in sandy bottom pools, conditions permitting. The park has 3 campgrounds, and another beautiful lake for boating, fishing & swimming and hiking around and through the state park, known as Hamlin Lake. Great recreation all around. The Big... More 

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Coopersville, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This huge State park north of Ludington has so much to offer. Entering the park from the south allows you to drive right along the Lake Michigan beach...it seems to go on forever and is freely accessible by parking along the road anywhere. The beach is so extensive one would be hard-pressed to find a 'crowded' area even on the... More 

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Ludington in the winter is a sleepy town that's mostly closed down for the season but the state park is open! There is an extensive trail network that is well marked with lots to see. We parked at the main lot and decided to follow the beach north to the lighthouse. I was pleasantly surprised to see how easy it... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the most beautiful state park we have ever visited! The Lake Michigan beach and beach house are stunning! The river, dam, trails, campgrounds, and nature provide something for everyone! A must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I travel with my entire family year round pretty much, for work. We like to stop by the state parks whenever possible and take in the scenery. This park is in a gem. Beautiful scenery, a waterfall, amazing wildlife if you look around you! I walked around for hours in amazement at all of the park. There is fishing allowed... More 

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Ludington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Whether you like to camp, fish, hike or just picnic, LSP is the place to be to enjoy the outdoors. During the summer months you can rent a variety of water toys ie canoes, paddle boards, kayaks etc and in the winter snow shoes are available. The scenery is breath taking from the sky walk.

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Ludington, Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love the state park. Beautiful beaches, great hiking trails, snowshoe trails, cross-country skiing, kayak, camp. Everything you need in one place. Impressed that there is a wheelchair accessible trail that takes you along the river and across the dam. Staff is always helpful during the summer season. a beautiful place to get away.

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