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Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier

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Address: Grand Haven State Park, 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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The pier is a great place to end an after dinner walk from DT Grand Haven. It is great for people watching or seeing the boats travel in and out of the channel. The view of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jay K
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Holland, Michigan
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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The pier is a great place to end an after dinner walk from DT Grand Haven. It is great for people watching or seeing the boats travel in and out of the channel. The view of the water and beaches is always spectacular and there is usually at least a little breeze to get cooled off. Sadly, the pier is... More 

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Attica, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked here when the weather wasn't the greastest, which led to huge waves that were splashing on the peer so we couldn't walk all the way down. Needs to be fixed, lots of missing concrete and I couldn't understand why they didn't have rails at edges.

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Thank Heather W
Georgetown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Their is a campground right there but it also has a waiting list so plan in advance it is great fishing, and photo that you dream of taken,. The winters are brutal so bundle up.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After an awesome lunch at the Tip A Few restaurant, we walked from there to the end of the pier. It was a 3.5 mile walk and included a good section of the boardwalk, the Coast Guard pier, State Park, and the Lighthouse and Pier. Many of the old lights are missing, and the catwalk has been disassembled pending a... More 

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Thank Dale A
Waterford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I don't even know how many times I've visited this place in my 55 years - at least 10. A nice view, a nice walk, a clean beach - a nice way to spend a half hour if you're walking around town.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite lighthouses in Michigan. I went there for the sunset which was amazing. If you don't have a park pass from the state, you will have to purchase one in order to park close to the pier.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from downtown to the lighthouse. It's a great long stroll by the water with stands along the way to get food and treats. The pier is under construction. You can still walk on it, but it's dangerous and the emergency phones are out during construction. Would do it again!!

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Thank Amber L
Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a must in the summer. It's a special place!👍🏻🌅. It's free and will amaze the whole family.. Bring you open sandals because you will get sand in them and your camera because you will want to bring home the memories. Maybe even frame one?

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Thank Mardi B
Grand Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super romantic sunsets. I have been taking my better half here for years and it still evokes the same feelings. Always worth the trip.

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Sterling Heights, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many great memories here as a child. Great Grandparents settled here from Sweden many years before. The fresh air on the pier is fantastic. The water is so inviting yet can be quite rough. If you love the water and don't live near the ocean you can explore Lake Michigan with its panoramic views, sandy beaches, fishing off the pier,... More 

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