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Holland State Park Beach

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Lake Michigan & Holland Harbor Lighthouse

Very fun to see Lake Michigan. They have a nice little playground for kids. The red lighthouse was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Nice clean beach ALCOHOL FREE

Nice beach with beautiful sunsets, but unfortunately does not allow either dogs or alcohol. Would... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Doug V
Tampa, Florida
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2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, West end of Ottawa Beach Road, Holland, MI 49424-2344
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Reviewed yesterday

The sandy beach is large with fine, brown sand. The parking lot is adequate for a large number of cars. The restrooms were abysmal! No locks on the stalls, cigarette butts, filthy floors and soiled toilet seats. The entire pavilion looked as if it had...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very fun to see Lake Michigan. They have a nice little playground for kids. The red lighthouse was also interesting.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice beach with beautiful sunsets, but unfortunately does not allow either dogs or alcohol. Would have liked to bring my dog and have a beer at sunset, otherwise I’d give it five stars.

Thank Doug V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the weekend in Holland, and visited the State Beach Park. As with the other State parks in Michigan, the sand is soft and clean, as is the water, and the beach is a great stop along our way visiting the dunes of Michigan....More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful state park on Lake Michigan. The beach is clean and we did not find it to be crowded. There was plenty of parking. You can walk along the channel and view the lighthouse on the other side. A worthwhile stop. Love...More

Thank groneveltj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach, beautiful sand. Was a bit crowded the Sunday we were there. Good ice cream and snack bar.

Thank jameskahre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lovely afternoon on this beautiful beach, swimming and enjoy beach activities. Nice sunset and a lot of fun.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beach sand water with all the beach things included it has a nice pier with fishing and ship watching

Thank bluecollardude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grandkids here, brought a picnic lunch watched the wind surfers the waves were a little high to swim but enjoyed the beach. They have a play ground for the kids which is awesome!

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big, beautiful beach. I've been coming here since I was a little kid and the sand is always nice and mostly pure and free of rocks and debri. $9 entry fee is good for 24 hours. Large swimming area and decent sized bathhouse/changing area. Only...More

Thank Joanne W
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August 15, 2018|
Response from Salvador V | Reviewed this property |
Macatawa lake is right in front of Holland state park and probably 30 mins tomorrow lake Michigan. They are both beautiful but macatawa lake is less busy if you find the right spot.
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you actually want to touch the lighthouse. If you visit Holland State Park, you can see the lighthouse from across the channel that leads from Lake Macatawa to Lake Michigan. Very short walk from the parking lot... More
Iris B
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
There are boat rentals on Lake Macatawa close by to the State Park. Kayaks, SUP boards, sea-doos, and motor boats are all for rent close by.