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Address: Saugatuck, MI
Phone Number: 2698571701
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Activities: Sunbathing, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.

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Lovely and clean

We hiked down the dunes to the beach one day and also drove one day. Parking is 8$ a car to the park but they have bathrooms and concessions which hiking does not provide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Marcy C
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Dayton, Ohio
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bloomfield hills, MI
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71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

$8 to get Into and park at the beach. The sand not as white or the beach as deep as other beaches on Lake MI. It is the best beach available, however, in the Śaugatuck area. Drive south about half hour to South Haven and the beach there is beautiful. But the parking, not easy.

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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We hiked down the dunes to the beach one day and also drove one day. Parking is 8$ a car to the park but they have bathrooms and concessions which hiking does not provide. Beautiful views. Our friends from the east coast marveled at how clean the beaches were compared to what they were used to.

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Hamburg, New York
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great beach. Sand and gentle waves. I thought we were at a Florida beach minus the threat of sharks and jelly fish. Clean, safe beach with crystal clear water.

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Lansing, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Getting there is 1/2 the experience. Climbing to the top of Mt Bald-head was a real thrill and once on the top, the views of the beach are breathtaking.

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Cleveland, OH
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33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our trip here. The look and feel of the beach reminded us of being in South Carolina. The water was pretty cold and they could use more restroom facilities (it was a long wait because it was crowded), but we had a relaxing time.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fantastic family beach with that fine white sand that only Michigan has. The water was cold, but very clean and refreshing.

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Wharton, Texas
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I'm not real sure how this beach gets such high ratings. The road in and the scenery Are beautiful but the beach itself is just average. It was super busy when we went in July. I'm glad we went to say we saw it, but we didn't stay long.

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Alpine, Utah
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

One of the places our kids thought was their favorite part of the trip. Great beach with light waves and powder sand. Must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was a really nice beach! We've been to a lot of Lake Michigan beaches on Michigan's west coast and we absolutely love some of the more secluded beaches in northern Mich. Oval beach was as good as any of them! Very soft, fine sand. My son and I also hiked up a dune behind the parking lot. Lots of... More 

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Greenwood, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our trip to Oval Beach. It was very clean and family friendly. We even returned that evening to watch the beautiful sunset. I'm glad we took the time to see this beautiful area.

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Address: Saugatuck, MI
Phone Number: 2698571701
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck

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