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Pere Marquette Park

1601 Beach Street, Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 755-5022
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Muskegon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Beaches
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English first
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a really nice place. They have a nice play escape for kids, a large beach and a path to a lighthouse out on the lake. The sand is nice but the water was FREEZING cold so only my brave water obsessed niece went in. I think she was the only one on the beach in the water. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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72 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a wonderful beach on Lake Michigan in Muskegon. The sand is fantastic. Offers playgrounds and picnic areas. A new restaurant open right on the beach. Take a walk on the breakwater out to the lighthouse. Just enjoy!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This huge, public beach is NOT a crowded, resort owned, fee charging, tourist trap. I've lived in Muskegon all my life and have heard people from many towns on Lake Michigan brag about their beaches. Most of those beaches are in State Parks (fees) or crowded or tiny because of private ownership of the land on Lake Michigan. At Pete... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Beautiful, peaceful beach, with a lovely view of the lake and the lighthouse. Cleanest sand I've ever seen!

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New Baltimore, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Water is clean, crisp and beautiful! Sand was gorgeous nice people had a lot of fun playing volleyball with other visitors!

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Caro, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Extraordinary area, clean soft beach attractive area for the beach lovers and family friendly. The Beach is huge, long and wide. Walkways along the sidewalk are well kept as well as ease of free parking right along the path. The area is great for walking the break wall to the lighthouse, beautiful sunsets on Lake Michigan are magnificent. Well worth... More

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Troy, Mi
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

large beach area WITH LOTS & LOTS of sand and beautiful views of Lake Michigan. Nice restrooms and quiet area. Easy to find, nice drive along the lakeshore. 3 lighthouses to see.

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The beach is wonderful, but the trash left behind by other beach goers in not :(. I will definitely go and watch the sunset with my wife again.

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New Berlin, WI
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The sand was clean. The views were wonderful. There were several volleyball nets and a nice kids play set on the sand.

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Alford, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Walk from Coast Guard base to sub along inlet walkway. Some info signs worn and unreadable. Views of Muskegon State Park on other side of inlet. Large picnic area w/ restrooms.

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