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Beautiful place to walk. So peaceful.

One of the best places in Grand Haven in warmer months. Great for walks. Beautiful views. Safe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vacation65082373841
Very Accessible

We take our 93-year-old mom (in-law) on various rides in West Michigan to various places. This is... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
205PaulT
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All reviews nice walk lake michigan light house be careful under construction sunny day watch the sunset take pictures state park huge waves great place for a walk long walk easy walk watching the boats ice cream coast guard beautiful sunset
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy with people and fishermen along the pier. Please use caution if the water is wavy and splashing onto the pier.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best places in Grand Haven in warmer months. Great for walks. Beautiful views. Safe. Family friendly. You just feel closer to God out there!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We take our 93-year-old mom (in-law) on various rides in West Michigan to various places. This is a sweet one because she can get out on the pier with her trusty walker. She basked in the sun for an hour with much pleasure there, absorbing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 205PaulT
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We made a special trip up to this light house on our road trip to see the lights at night. Firstly the default location on Google Maps (granted not entirely their fault) sent us to the South side 20 minutes extra of driving and can't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tyler W
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier is a nice enough pier that makes for a nice walk and offers some reasonable views. This is in no way stunning though and is not a must visit for those coming from outside the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Beautiful views of the lake, well maintained walkway, interesting look into the past of the industries in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank drysubmariner
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Nice place to take a walk, watch the people and lake. There is a great ice cream place and flavored ice place on the walk way.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pioneer506580
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Pier was being renovated during our visit, but the walk there is still a beautiful one. When it's done, I'm sure it will be even better!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I arrived at the beginning of sunset! Gorgeous views and sounds of the waves. Plenty of parking and easy access to the pier.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Fun to see the lake and the soft sand. The lighthouse is way out in the pier and can only be accessed from the South side of the inlet. There’s a beach in the north side with restrooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 4lockwood
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Troy B
August 4, 2018|
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It will be busy. Its going to be hot and I think the Coast Guard Festival is still going on this weekend
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SteveG471
July 5, 2017|
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Response from DutchMafia8150 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure the legality but I've seen lots of dogs out there. I'd use a leash to be safe.
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July of 2017 (hopefully)
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