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“Fun in the winter” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Oval Beach

Oval Beach
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Saugatuck
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.
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87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Fun in the winter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Always a favorite in the summer. It's awesome in the winter too. Who gets to see Lake Michigan frozen? Great fun for families and truly a unique experience in the winter.

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Belmont, Michigan
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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Sledding on the Dunes-Perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

We took our two kids for a little weekend trip to our favorite beach town in Michigan-Saugatuck-and after the recent snowfall, we discovered it is not only a superb summer beach-but the steep dunes make for perfect,safe, free sledding mania.

Visited February 2013
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Barrington, IL
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Reconnect with Nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Clean, quite, vast, never crowded. Great place to reconnect with nature. Very friendly people, not a lot of kids.

Visited November 2012
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Best kept secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Small secluded beach near Saugatuck. The beach is very close to the parking lot, so there isn't much effort in "setting up camp".

Visited July 2012
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Douglas, Michigan
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86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great Local Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a great community beach of some dimension. Attracts gays from the local area (it is Saugatuck afterall) and they charge admission (to keep cars away from the parking lot). Beats Douglas Beach down the road. Saugatuck State Park (to the north) can be more quiet.

Visited September 2012
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