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Silver Beach County Park

101 Broad St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
+1 269-982-0533
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Great place to watch the beautiful sunset!

Great park for kids of all ages!! A splash pad, science center, carousel and beautiful beach! Loved... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cindy C
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Great park - but expect All kinds of people

It's a great beach, great location, great lake (Great Lake :) ) - but it is a public park. VERY... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin V
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Kempton, IN
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101 Broad St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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+1 269-982-0533
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Reviewed yesterday

Great park for kids of all ages!! A splash pad, science center, carousel and beautiful beach! Loved my time there!!!!

Thank Cindy C
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a great beach, great location, great lake (Great Lake :) ) - but it is a public park. VERY busy and LOTs of people. And it's free - so expect all kinds of people. We encountered several entitlement-minded people who believe that everything is...More

Thank Kevin V
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Reviewed yesterday

We found ourselves in St. Joe on accident this weekend. What a great find! We figured we would check out the beach. It is wonderful. There is a ton of great stuff there. Parking was easy and cheap. The beach is beautiful and lots of...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best beaches we've been to in Southwest Michigan. Super clean water and beach. The snack shop has good food but pricey. There are lifeguards here which made me feel safe.

Thank Ilovethebeach320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a happy place for me. Kids playing in the playground, sand or the lake. People chilling and enjoying the company of their family or friends. I always loved seeing the nature, lake, birds, flowers, people watching seeing people enjoying the beach, swim,...More

Thank pinaynurse
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The water-park-fountain is huge and great fun! Children were laughing and squealing, having a fantastic, safe time.

Thank lindajW1083QF
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice and beautiful beach. very fun to walk around and i felt like i was on the ocean. the spray park and silver pizza were great also

Thank RonnieAlcorn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking is reasonable price. But you can walk from free places up on the bluff in St Joseph. Go early and stay all day. the whole family will enjoy.

Thank Perry G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to visit on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. We have truly never seen so many people on a beach. Mostly high school kids. Parking was expensive and it was very difficult getting in and out. Absolutely not! Go to ANY of the other...More

2  Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having toured down from Holland (and further south) noticed that a great number of beaches at St Josephs and beyond had a $10 parking charge yet those further north did not. If I was spending the whole day on the beach it wouldn't be an...More

Thank Fatdad62
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paige m
May 16, 2018|
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Response from mcheim2005 | Reviewed this property |
Silver Beach is open now. You can go down there but you may not find stands open, life guards on duty, or bathrooms open. Memorial Day is usually the grand opening for both the South Pier and North Pier. Silver Beach... More
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James K
March 27, 2018|
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Response from mcheim2005 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can enter the park by 6:00am eastern standard time. Many people fish the south pier before dawn. The park closes by 10:00pm eastern standard time. It is best to purchase a long term permit instead of a day... More
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