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

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Windblown Wonderland

Oval Beach is a clean wonderful beach surrounded by beautiful and expansive sand dunes, all of which are a sheer joy to explore. It is a jewel among jewels in the Saugatuck area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Ronald S
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Oval Beach is a clean wonderful beach surrounded by beautiful and expansive sand dunes, all of which are a sheer joy to explore. It is a jewel among jewels in the Saugatuck area.

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Williamsburg, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I got some great pictures of the lake and the harbor. Very pretty in the winter. It would be a great place to visit in the summer.

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Saugatuck Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are looking for a beautiful natural shoreline with Sandy beaches and Sweetwater in the summertime and beautiful Mounded ice mountains in the winter, Come to oval Beach in Saugatuck Michigan. It is been a favorite resort area for over 120 years. The town has many art galleries and eateries. It's a beautiful place as a destination or 4... More 

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chicago
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This IS a beautiful place in all seasons. Douglas n Saugatuck are nice towns with options in art, food, history and nice locals.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is a truely gorgeous section of the earth that hasn't been overly tainted by human involvement in the ecosystem. With beautiful san and cool clear water its must for families with kids or teens.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

While we have made multiple trips to Oval in spring, summer, and fall, this is our first winter trip. Surprised to find the road to the beach plowed and clear. Parking lots also well taken care of. The display of ice was fascinating. Mounds of well rounded sand impregnated ice balls were everywhere. There were flat areas that were like... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Admission is $6 last time I checked. But other than a refreshment stand, and a paved parking lot, there's NO development. Yes, there are park benches and some grills, but other than that, nothing. The vista overlooking the beach is as native as when the glaciers receded. Very serene. Calm. If you appreciate solitude, this is the place.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Oval is a beautiful beach. Clean and close to parking. Restrooms/concessions are nearby as well. Best bet- pack a cooler, grab chairs & towels and hang out all day. Perfect summer day.

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East Saugatuck, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The most beautiful beach in the United States. The parks and town of Saugatuck and Douglas will keep you coming back for more.There is so much to do and see in the area.

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

rainier day but still beautiful and tranquil setting. walked along the beach and listened to the water and just relaxed after busy wedding weekend.

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