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Petoskey State Park

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2475 M 119, Petoskey, MI 49770-8915
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Beautiful beach and scenery

I am always glad to pay for my annual pass to Michigan's state parks. They are truly an investment... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Spedrock
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Petoskey, Michigan
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Spectacular

One of the best beaches I have been to anywhere..the whole park is clean and the view is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
THOMAS H
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DURAND
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“petoskey stones” (85 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (30 reviews)
“sand dunes” (23 reviews)
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2475 M 119, Petoskey, MI 49770-8915
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"petoskey stones"
in 85 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 30 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 23 reviews
"concession stand"
in 16 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 15 reviews
"beach area"
in 10 reviews
"day pass"
in 5 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 35 reviews
"little traverse bay"
in 34 reviews
"harbor springs"
in 35 reviews
"changing rooms"
in 7 reviews
"creek campground"
in 6 reviews
"per day"
in 5 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 8 reviews
"camping trip"
in 5 reviews
"the water was crystal clear"
in 5 reviews
"bathrooms were clean"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am always glad to pay for my annual pass to Michigan's state parks. They are truly an investment. This is a great family park

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches I have been to anywhere..the whole park is clean and the view is unparalleled..don't miss the sunsets

Thank THOMAS H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprising array of sand dunes bordering Little Grand Traverse Bay. Beach extends for a long ways in either direction. Water too cold to swim in this early in the season but found lots of Petoskey stones. Day pass is $9.00. Plenty of parking.Wife had difficulty...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only one loop for today's larger RV's and campers. The beach is spectacular and faces west toward the sunset. Some of the Mid-Wests most spectacular views over Little Traverse Bay.

Thank barryinpetoskey
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Couldn't do the trails due to ice, but I'm sure they are great in the summer. We ended up going towards the beach and omg! How beautiful of a view! The water was frozen and it was super cold windy but we sure had fun...More

Thank Jabell1969
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

I'd give more stars if there wasn't an entrance fee. The only thing here is camping, hiking and the beach. I didn't see any picnic pavilions and there were no scenic drives through the park but there was a concession stand on the beach. The...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This was our first trip to Lake Michigan. I did not expect to see such wonderful white sand beaches, nestled amongst majestic sand dunes. I was quite impressed. Even though it was October, we could put our feet in the water. The park has a...More

Thank MontanaCraig
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

This has some of the most beautiful views you will find in the area. Easy walking and fun to visit. Don't miss the lighthouses in the area. It is a location with a lot of historic sites.

Thank Carlton M
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I love this state park I've only been here once but I'd go back. Its has nice beach and lots of sand dons and a lot of camp sites.

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This park has some of the best trails in the state. There is one with a lot of steps but the the overlook is amazing. The perfect spot to watch the sunset. You will probably be the only ones up there. I the beach is...More

Thank Denis J
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rzberta
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. They aren’t very big at this park.
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Ken G
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer P | Reviewed this property |
I’m not positive but I don’t think so.
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Czechhawk
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Bonita E | Reviewed this property |
I do not see any pontoon at the state park. Try google in Harpon Springs as I saw a lot of boats,
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