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“more sand than you can imagin” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ludington State Park

Ludington State Park
8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-2423
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Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in Ludington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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“more sand than you can imagin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

miles of sand with few people. a walk down the beach is a lighthouse. great access and lots of parking

Visited July 2012
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“Try the Canoe Trail!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We had a great fall afternoon paddling the Canoe Trail. The trail starts at the beach of the Hamlin Lake day use area. It is about 4 miles long and goes along the shore of Hamilin Lake and then there are a few short portages that take back into a unique inland marsh area. It took us a little under 2 hours to complete. I would plan on at least a couple hours for this trip. We paddled at a fairly good pace and didn't take any breaks along the way. The conditions were also perfect without any wind to slow us down in either direction.

If you do not have your own kayak or canoe there is rental concession in the pavilion at the beach that has them starting at $10 per hour.

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Ludington State Park is one of Michigan's most beautiful State Parks. There is something for everyone...fishing swimming, hiking, etc.

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“Great state park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

This is one of the best state parks I've ever been to. Have been coming for over twenty years. Summer hikes. Winter hikes. The shoreline, the lake, and the river all combine into a great experience. The sand dunes make it incomparable.

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“Fantastic park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Love the picnic areas by both the lake and river. Lovely walking and biking trails. The beach is nice sugar sand. Sometimes it is tough to park near the beach but the walk is worth it.

Visited December 2012
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