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Orchard Beach State Park

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Address: 2064 N. Lakeshore Rd., Manistee, MI 49660
Phone Number: (231) 723-7422

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Beautiful views!

Like others have said the views from the cliffs are awesome! There's about 80 steps down to the beach and the water is extremely high this year so there's only about 5' of beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Portage, Michigan
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Portage, Michigan
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Like others have said the views from the cliffs are awesome! There's about 80 steps down to the beach and the water is extremely high this year so there's only about 5' of beach. Every night around 9 campers start making their way up to the hill top to catch the sunset. Make sure to bring plenty of leveling blocks... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The park was okay. It was very close together and there was no trees. The lake was the best part! There were biting flys all over, the fire pits are worn down. And it is very tight to get into the spot.

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Jackson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Good camping, nice sites, the only real problem is that the beach is just a tiny strip of sand, which you can't tell a ton when you book the site. However it was very clean and quiet at night. I would definitely return due to the fact it's close to town if you need anything (about 5 minutes from a... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We cannot resist the views from this campground...its beautiful!!! Our entire group highly recommends this campground. For additional info on this nice park, see my past reviews here. Enjoy! J.

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Mason, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Camped here with my two sons and a family friend with his Don. Beautiful location, just perfect to be right on a cliff overlooking such a beautiful place on Lake Michigan. Close proximity to Sleeping Bear Dunes (1 hour), I can't wait to go back next summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We tent camped here and loved it. Right next to the water. Not much beach but beautiful views and can hear the waves from your camp site. Ample bathroom facilities and activities for kids. Just a short drive from Many beaches. We did 5th ave beach and it was perfect!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are a camper this is one of the best state parks. I have been going here since I was a kid and it is a great place to go camping. The facilities are very nice, the camping areas are great and the views along Lake Michigan are priceless.

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Greenville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A beautiful state park, well maintained and staffed by friendly and knowledgeable folks. The stairs to the beach are steep and many, although if you are up to it, they are well worth the reward at the bottom. Refreshingly cool fresh water and many pebbles to admire. There is a historical marker that tells of the Chicago fire and also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This state park was very beautiful; overlooking Lake Michigan. However, our site was extremely unlevel, as were many others. The showers were very old and tight and there was only one shower house for the entire campground. There were lots of areas for us to have fun, i.e.. Volleyball net, baseball field, walking/hiking trails, etc. However, if you plan on... More 

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Harrison, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Get out to Orchard Beach State Park and see a gorgeous State Park! Take a long walk or just sit in a lawn chair and enjoy it all! Put this on your list of places to see and things to do! You will love it here!

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Address: 2064 N. Lakeshore Rd., Manistee, MI 49660
Phone Number: (231) 723-7422
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee

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