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You would think you were in Florida or some other coastal waters when you are on the beaches of... read more

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James S
Bellevue, Nebraska

This is our favorite beach. Lots of parking, clean with decent bathrooms. The beach area is huge... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Melissa D
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Beach St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1091
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Reviewed yesterday

You would think you were in Florida or some other coastal waters when you are on the beaches of Michigan. I was told that when I said I was visiting this great area, and didn't believe it, well I believe it now. Such a pretty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite beach. Lots of parking, clean with decent bathrooms. The beach area is huge, so even when there are tons of people, you dont feel super crowded. They also have a concession stand with ice cream, hot dogs etc. Along with rentals...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We loved coming to this beach. There are bathrooms and showers. There is a nice playground. We like to bring a picnic to eat. There are grills to use as well as picnic tables!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Well maintained, fun for all ages. Lake Michigan is beautiful! Wonderful place to spend your summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sueflowers42
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I am a resident of Muskegon and visit the beach several times during the summer. It was a great year for swimming since the water was 70+ degrees many days. The beach was clean and I always can find a place to park since there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

If you love to watch sunsets over the Great Lakes, this it s a great place. Good for pictures, especially for a lighthouse shot.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is a great park and beach. There are no fees to pay either. Caution though if you are on a motorcycle because the sand does blow over the road and makes it slippery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Long stretch of beautiful sandy beach along Lake Michigan, a walk on the pier and a gorgeous place to watch the sunset makes for the perfect evening.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great beach on Lake Michigan. Easy to get to, ample parking, great views. Boat watchers can park near the channel or use one of the many sidewalks and paths to watch or take pictures of big lake freighters. On my visit I caught the Lake...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

I normally went to Muskegon State Park for the beach until this time we would like to try a different place in that area. I was so glade we went here. It's clean nice beach. The plus was the long walk to the lighthouse where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Eric T
July 18, 2018|
Response from 111ruthk | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could access it as there is no fence or gate of any sort. I was there very early for yoga :)
July 15, 2018|
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Response from 111ruthk | Reviewed this property |
LOTS of parking right there.
July 3, 2018|
Response from jackielindrup111 | Reviewed this property |
There are foot showers at the beach to rinse off feet. Also bathrooms at the beach in soon to be renovated bathhouse, but no showers yet.
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