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Grand Haven State Park

1001 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1746
+1 616-847-1309
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Perhaps the finest beach in the Midwest!

Sugary-sand, cool but refreshing water with gentle waves, plenty of beach activities - this place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Josh W
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Athens, Ohio
One of Michigan’s Most beautiful locations

This is exquisitely beautiful on a clear, warm summer day. Perfect for families with children or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NM P
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (47 reviews)
“state park” (60 reviews)
“volleyball nets” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
1001 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1746
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+1 616-847-1309
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"beautiful beach"
in 47 reviews
"state park"
in 60 reviews
"volleyball nets"
in 18 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 61 reviews
"clear water"
in 10 reviews
"clean sand"
in 9 reviews
"bath house"
in 6 reviews
"kite festival"
in 5 reviews
"snack bar"
in 6 reviews
"nice playground"
in 5 reviews
"changing rooms"
in 5 reviews
"western michigan"
in 5 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 6 reviews
"people watching"
in 8 reviews
"labor day"
in 6 reviews
"light house"
in 9 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sugary-sand, cool but refreshing water with gentle waves, plenty of beach activities - this place has everything you would want in a beach, minus the salt and sharks of course! A word of warning though, Summer weekends can get extremely busy!

Thank Josh W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is exquisitely beautiful on a clear, warm summer day. Perfect for families with children or just couples who want to relax.

Thank NM P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot believe we haven't been to this town before! The beach itself was very clean, and nice. The bath house at the far end of the beach is gross. I know you can't make people not pee on the floor, drag TP everywhere in...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent every summer there as a child. Have to visit every time I go home. Great beach, with a pier for fishing or walking or just sitting.

1  Thank doriruth
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to this beach most of my life. I was there yesterday and felt the need to comment. The bathrooms there are awful. They have never been that great but they are the worst I have ever seen. The county parks have...More

1  Thank julie r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot of energy at this beach. Volleyball nets everywhere. Younger crowd. Can stroll down the beach to the pier or walk to town. Lots of fun! Best beach for vacationers around.

Thank Ken B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not find a place to park to enjoy the park but it looked very pleasant. We will try to return again when it is less busy

Thank DonaldMichigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camped here Thursday & Friday. Neither my wife or myself did enough research or we would have known that this is a beach campground. You are camping on asphalt. There is barely enough room for your camper and a picnic table. WITH THAT SAID,...More

Thank AVERAGEJOES824
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved visiting the Beach, local restaurants, the light show at dusk and Reedners Blueberry Farm. A great weened getaway for a 10 and 13 year old.

Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest State parks in Michigan. The pier is was rebuilt last year out to the lighthouse. (The remaining portion should be finished this year depending on the water height.). Do not allow anyone to jump off the pier! There are lots of...More

Thank Joey48009
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Mary R
23 September 2017|
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Response from FancyFree55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the beach is a public beach, and you can stay whenever you like.
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richardmiedema
1 September 2017|
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Response from deborah j | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they are right on top of each othere
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dpdtheman
17 July 2017|
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Response from Marty D | Reviewed this property |
In and around the campground and on the boardwalk no problem. Beach no
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