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“Beautiful expansive beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oval Beach

Oval Beach
Saugatuck, MI
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Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Saugatuck
Activities: Sunbathing, Watching sunrise/sunset
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Owner description: Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.
Mount Hope, Canada
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“Beautiful expansive beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We recently had a visit to Saugatuck and decided to stop at Oval Beach. The winter fences were still up but it was obvious that this would be a beautiful stop during the summer months. Sadly, people were walking among the dunes that were marked as not accessible. This is a restoration area and as much as we would have loved to climb these particular dunes, we respected what the State of Michigan is working hard to do. We'd love to come back in the summer for a picnic and bbq in the marked areas.

Visited May 2014
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Woodhaven, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Relaxing with a chill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The beach was fantastic to walk on with no shoes and then to take a nap. We were also to see the beauty of nature around us from the winter to the new spring beginning.

Visited April 2014
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Farwell, Texas
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“Love this beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Amazing beach. Great for swimming or just enjoying the views. One of the prettiest beaches in Michigan. We have even went in the fall and the views are amazing.

Visited August 2013
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“A beach to remember”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

The Oval Beach is vast, clean and visually perfect. Children, adults of all ages and even the occasional dog wil find this the greatest overall beach. The best lake beach and walking beach in the U S

Visited July 2013
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Saugatuck, Michigan
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“Beautiful beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Oval Beach is truly a priceless place! The beach is surrounded by dunes and has a feeling of stepping back in time. It has a small concession stand, bath and changing rooms. The sunsets are beautiful!

Visited March 2014
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