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“Great Beach!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Grand Haven State Park

Grand Haven State Park
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Grand Haven
Certificate of Excellence
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Ludington, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Beach!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

The setup and parking is highly unorganized, but once you make it to the beach, you're golden. Great beach! Clean sand, clear water, and plenty of space. Nice beachside restaurants and activities. Coming from a Ludington native, who knows good beaches.

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Brett G
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A beautiful park within walking distance of town.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

Clean beach, always busy! A favorite for out-of-towners. Within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants.

Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Salamandar2014
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Grand Haven, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great beach - bad traffic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is the premo beach in West Michigan. Large sandy beach, great swimming (when the water is warm) and lots of activities. They (the State of Michigan) has been making improvements all winter and should help with some of the traffic problems.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank David S
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Hudsonville Michigan
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful beaches!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

The beaches along the West Michigan shoreline are marvelous. Grand Haven State Park is just one of them...but is one of our favorites. The boardwalk has fun shops and restaurants. A walk down the boardwalk and onto the pier all the way out to the lighthouse is a lovely experience. Lots of boats to watch as the make their way through the Channel into the "Big Lake" aka Lake Michigan.Downtown Grand Haven is a short walk away and also has great shops and restaurants.

Visited August 2013
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Livonia, Michigan
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105 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“I visit every time I'm in Grand Haven”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2014

Located where the Grand River meets Lake Michigan, this is a great place to visit any time of year. One can walk about 2 miles along the boardwalk from downtown to the end of the pier (in suitable weather) or just drive and park. Standing at the end of the south pier gives one a great sense of the majesty of Lake Michigan. The beautiful yellow-sand beaches stretch for miles in both directions. Great people-watching during warmer months.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Terry H
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