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Silver Beach County Park

101 Broad Street, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
269 983 7111 x.8435
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Saint Joseph
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Beaches
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This beach is beautiful and huge! The fountains and carousel are neat plus, and the bathrooms and concession stand is very convenient.

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Dayton, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This beach is beautiful. Fun for our two small children that they had an extensive playground right on the beach. It wasn't too crowded. And was very clean. Our qualm was that you had to pay $8 to park by the beach. You could park your car elsewhere and walk. But with two kids and all the stuff that you... More

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
52 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

WOW! What a wonderful beach!! Our first visit to Silver Beach definitely won't be our last. Our large family group was just so impressed with everything. On the day we visited, a perfect beach day, the water was so calm and we were all amazed at how shallow the water is for a long way out. Beautiful clear, surprisingly warm,... More

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St. Louis, MO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have been here several times, and have been overjoyed with all the fun things to do. This year, however, I was so disappointed with how littered the beach was. Perhaps it was a fluke, but there was so much trash on the beach it was uncomfortable. Despite this, it is such a nice beach with nice amenities. The kids... More

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a nice beach! I have taken it so for granted. Lots of room for kids to run around. Great playground area. Volleyball courts available. Large area. Life guards and warning flags. Everything a parent would want, including bathrooms and a snack stand. Really well kept. No dogs, no alcohol, no bottles allowed. That is fine with me. Wonderful beach!

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lynnridge
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We hung out on Silver Beach the Sunday over the 4th of July weekend. We arrived around 10:30 am and the beach wasn't too crowded. The beach was pretty clean (we had stopped by the afternoon before and it was full of trash). We spent most of the time hanging out in the sand and little time in the water.... More

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Saint John, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have come to St Joe to go to the beach several times in the last year and I was really disappointed this time. We came up for the afternoon on July 5 and it seemed really dirty. We love being able to go over to the splash pad and have pizza or walk around downtown but I am not... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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48 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We came over the Fourth of July weekend this summer and spent a lot of time at the beach! It was totally packed both days we went, ( though especially on the fourth). It's a great beach for families and little kids and also there were a lot of big tent parties and all going on too. One thing though... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband and I have been visiting Silver Beach for years with our 3 kids. We spent the 4th of July there this year and we were extremely disappointed. There were several fights on the beach, people were smoking pot, kids and adults kept walking on our blanket instead of going around us and they didn't even apologize, too many... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Beautiful beach and accommodations. Not sure why we have to pay $8.00 to park for non-residents...If you pay to stay at a local hotel you should get some sort of break on that...But if you have a lot to haul you have no choice...

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