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Great small public beach with cardio

Be prepared for a lot of steps to and from the beach along with some climbing the sand dunes... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Thomas G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Best beach near Holland

We asked the locals where to find the best beach and were directed here. Beautiful beach, clean... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
katys0cha
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Berea, Ohio
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6710 142nd Ave, Holland, MI 49423-8561
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Be prepared for a lot of steps to and from the beach along with some climbing the sand dunes. There is a small public section of the beach however you're free to walk the shore. One port-o-potty serves the beach and it doesn't smell good....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas G
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We asked the locals where to find the best beach and were directed here. Beautiful beach, clean, not crowded. It is a little small as it is surrounded by private property but very swimmable. Drawbacks are that is a little bit difficult to access. Hiking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank katys0cha
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I have lived in West Michigan my entire life and just visited this park for this first time during the summer of 2017. It is spectacular. While it has limited parking, if you can get a parking spot, take time to walk up the dune...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank utting
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is great to bring friends and family and it is nice all seasons too I believe. In the summer it isn’t too busy, in the fall it has great colors, in the winter you can see the lake freezing over and in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Klark K
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

It takes less than 5 minutes to go up the dune. The view from there is superb. The beach is small but during Fall we did not see much people!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ET010203
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Not quite the Himalayas hiding Shangrila, but the hundreds of steps you need to climb over the mountains of sand to reach a magical beach guarantees only a few other visitors will be at this spot. My wife, daughter and I found this tiny sliver...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank BigCoop73
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This small park at the end of West 142nd Ave is like unwrapping your favorite candy you only get once in awhile and only comes in a small size but is a treasured treat. You park and think, is it worth the park and walk?...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank larrytt2015
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Only in Holland for one night, but we heard there are fabulous sunsets from this beach. We used Waze to get there, and it seemed like we were going to the middle of nowhere! Finally came upon this little parking lot, walked up wooden steps,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank DonnainSpringfield
Reviewed February 13, 2017

this is a small out of the way park that is not real busy .i enjoy walking from there to saugituck on the beach .and the beach deck at the top fo the dunes is great for just relaxing and enjoying the veiw

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank roadking2013
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The Laketown Beach is along the shores of Lake Michigan, but is on the other side of a huge sand dune. There are stairs and boardwalks, but the high winds through the year fill the steps and boardwalks. It is a lot of stairs up...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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I'm not sure officially, I see them on the beach all the time.
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