We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Best sunset view

We arrived just before sunset, and was able to climb up on a small hill and sit on a blanket and... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
mp4lyf333
,
Flint, Michigan
Fun at he harbour!

Lovely time while waiting for the SS Badger trip. Loved the beautiful tranquil scenery. Quint... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Ann B
,
Toronto, Canada
Read all 321 reviews
All photos (117)
All photos (117)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
48°
30°
Apr
57°
38°
May
66°
47°
Jun
Contact
Stearns Outer Drive, Ludington, MI 49431
Improve This Listing
Reviews (321)
Filter reviews
320 results
Traveler rating
272
43
4
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
272
43
4
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful beach concession stand lake michigan grassy area shuffle board light house picnic tables watch the sunset great walk ss badger snack bar sand dunes skate pier playground lighthouse walkway
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 320 reviews
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We are so proud to call this our beach, it is so nicely kept up, convenient, great parking, nice bathrooms, love the beaches. We especially like the wheelchair sidewalk down to the beach, wish it went to the water though. Especially like the handicap picnic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 443darrells
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We arrived just before sunset, and was able to climb up on a small hill and sit on a blanket and watch the sunset. Best view in the entire city. Park was clean and the view was amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mp4lyf333
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Rather expansive beach with access to pier and plenty of parking. Bonfires on the beach during the summer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grdault
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Lovely time while waiting for the SS Badger trip. Loved the beautiful tranquil scenery. Quint little town.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Haven't been here in 40 years, but it's still the same - great open beach with lots of walking access, sand dunes, walk out to lighthouse along the breakwater (waves permitting), and it's ALL free - very nice spot to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NH_Joe
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We stopped here and just loved it. There are walkways along the entire beach and a walkway out to the lighthouse; so there is plenty of opportunity to stretch your legs. Additionally, lots of people were simply enjoying the beautiful beach as the sun was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The walk out to the lighthouse is very nice on a good weather day. Able to see birds and fish off the walkway. The beach area is very large and would be great for families. There is a bathroom facility.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MARGARET T
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Nice, clean beach that's well maintained. Not crowded at all on the day we visited. Grandkids realy enjoyed it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drgcheywy
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Nice stop to enjoy the beach, sand and the lake. Impressed with not one but three walkways right to the lake. Very helpful to those who have limitations. For those wanting an adventure, can walk out to the lighthouse. Picnic area in the park as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L1077SAlindas
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great beach close to all necessities. Photos are early morning prior to the rush. Get there early for summer parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David C
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
TLM HOTELS - Lakeside Inn of Ludington
57 reviews
.20 miles away
Ludington Pier House Motel
261 reviews
.22 miles away
Lighthouse Motel
105 reviews
.23 miles away
Snyder's Shoreline Inn
194 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 72 nearby restaurants
House Of Flavors
1,046 reviews
.42 miles away
Chef John's Bakery & Cafe
223 reviews
.67 miles away
The Blu Moon
356 reviews
.66 miles away
Cafe 106
137 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Ludington Waterfront Park
213 reviews
.47 miles away
Big Sable Point Lighthouse
343 reviews
.32 miles away
S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry
976 reviews
.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Erica S
July 25, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
If you find a cell phone at the beach in Ludington, take it to the Sheriff Department on N Delia St. If there is a sheriff deputy in the park, you could give the phone to him. IF you lost your phone, again the sheriff... More
1
Vote
Cintia L
June 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 826cindyj | Reviewed this property |
Large bonfire on the beach controlled by the DNR/city. There is live music, too. Check with the chamber of commerce to see of they still do it.
1
Vote