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Pere Marquette Park

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Address: 1601 Beach Street, Muskegon, MI 49440
Phone Number: (231) 755-5022
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Excellent place to ice fish and swim.

We enjoyed the railing and walkways. Ice fishing was great. We recommend everyone take a look at this park. Very nice place to visit. Lots of attractions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Rochester, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

i feel rather torn between giving this three or four stars. the thing is, i know that this place is probably stellar when you can explore ice caves in the winter or swim in the summer. it is not the park's fault that i chose to visit mid-march, and got there about an hour before sunset, and found it slightly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We enjoyed the railing and walkways. Ice fishing was great. We recommend everyone take a look at this park. Very nice place to visit. Lots of attractions.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful sand beaches on the lake. Lots of room for the public to use. It even includes a dog park on the beach. They've improved the restaurant and I have not gone there YET. Hopefully I'll be around this summer to try it out. Large park on north end for picnicking in the shade.... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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462 reviews 462 reviews
133 attraction reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Most other reviewers were there for warm weather and make references to swimming and the beach. We went today to see the ice caves before they melt. The splashing water freezes into cave like formations. We didn't climb in them like some people because we had safety concerns. The lighthouse had ice that was formed from splashing waves from the... More 

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Muskegon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Took 5 year old granddaughter with us and she loved it! She especially liked getting splashed by the big waves out by the lighthouse! She was one happy little girl and she keeps asking when can we go back? Excellent place for families.

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place, also called "The Ovals", is the best kept secret. Lake Michigan is so large that the beautiful yellow sand beach gives the impression of being on the Pacific Ocean but no smell of fish. The seagulls give the "music of the beach", soaring windsurfers for entertainment, and a great place to visit all summer long. This place within... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Promoters call the Great Lakes shoreline the "Third Coast" (as in East Coast, West Coast, Third Coast). If you're a beach lover, this fresh water expanse is generally cleaner and less crowded than any ocean beach I've visited, and the water contains nothing that bites or stings. The down side is that the water stays colder much longer than the... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great place for families to enjoy beach & water. Plan to stay for a while to take in the beauty of the gorgeous sunsets that occur every night.

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Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have spent many days off the shore of Pere Marquette Boating in the summer - and many walks out to the light house. Beautiful!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Pere Marquette is a lovely, clean beach with a fantastic lighthouse you can walk out to. The water and shoreline is very clean(not sludgy like the Chicago side of Lake Michigan). There are restrooms and venders plus a picnic area with tables if you choose. For families there is a playground and a special area just for the dogs! Whether... More 

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