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Lots of things to do

Cool little lake town area. I have never been to Michigan city before be we will be back for sure... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
Nice park with a playground, beach nearby and gazebo

The park is near the zoo, marina and beach. Big trees to picnic under. You can walk around the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Kim L
Buffalo, New York
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115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
+1 219-873-1506
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We arrived late in the morning and had no problem finding a spot for our blanket. The water is so clear and cool. The sand was warm and even though I didn't like the feeling of walking barefoot on the rocks in the sand, the...More

6  Thank NovelynPrice
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Granted it has access to lighthouse & pier but their public restrooms were a disaster. No changing area and a small area to wash sand off, which their was a line for. Pets not allowed here either. Go to Kemil Beach a few minutes away,...More

4  Thank dttodd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool little lake town area. I have never been to Michigan city before be we will be back for sure. Many cool things to check out in the immediate area especially for little ones. Zoo, Park, Marina, Lake beach and open space. Be prepared to...More

Thank LoneTraveler401
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The park is near the zoo, marina and beach. Big trees to picnic under. You can walk around the marina and I think to the beach

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

beautiful park and beach, very windy day so lots of kiteboarders to watch! We came after labor day so water park was closed

Thank Dresden J
Reviewed 22 September 2018

For years the Michigan City lakefront was a seedy mess. Not true anymore. Wow. Beautiful beaches. Plenty of parking. Modern, clean facilities. Perfect for families and sun worshipers.

Thank Svensota
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This park is $7 to get in but you can park rt on the beach if it's not a holiday or an event going on. The beach is large and the sand is clean. There are 2 sets of restrooms. There is also a splash...More

Thank jzpurdue
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The park is right on Lake Michigan so the view is greeat. The park was okay. We do enjoy seeing the holiday decorations at Christmas time.

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 10 September 2018

There are not many things to do or places to eat in the park (and they mostly work o summertime), but if you decide to visit Michigan city, you should definitely stop by and try one of the boat tours. I took the boat for...More

1  Thank FaaabiCruz
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were here on August 31st and had a great time. The beach was very nice and well kept for the number of people there. I do wish the bathroom area was nicer. We did not visit the zoo or splash pad, the kids had...More

Thank SafireDrms
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This park has one of the best beaches along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. In most areas the beach is at least 200 yards deep in spite of the fact that the lake is at a high level this year. There is a nominal...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great beach to spend the day with family. Beach is clean and not too packed. Keep in mind it is Lake Michigan so the water is cold and you must watch your family when they are in the water!

Thank Wendy S
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Clar I
19 August 2018|
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Response from TATU67 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cement patio area right next to the parking lot, before you enter the sand. I have seen people using portable gas grills on the cement patio.
11 July 2018|
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Response from falcon62 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know of anywhere on the beach itself to rent jet skis. As others have said, you might want to Google rentals.