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Warren Dunes State Park

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Address: Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, MI 49125-9166
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+1 269-426-4013

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Beautiful place for all ages

If you've never been to a Michigan State Park, Warren Dunes would be a great place to start. Easily accessible off the main highway and the entry fee is included in an annual... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you've never been to a Michigan State Park, Warren Dunes would be a great place to start. Easily accessible off the main highway and the entry fee is included in an annual state park sticker (otherwise there is an entry fee). HUGE dunes for climbing, spacious beach and lakefront, and beach houses. Get out and enjoy nature!

Thank Aunt_Pam
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Visited the dunes for my 50th time and it's as good as ever. Great stretch of sandy beach the big dune, Tower Hill, is still there , eroded a little bit, but still a wicked climb. Big skies, waves lapping, doesn't get much better except in the off season when locals walk there dogs! On a clear day you can... More 

Columbia, Kentucky
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little scenic park to hike up and around the dunes on! It's in bad need of some public restrooms, only a outhouse was availble ! It appeared they was building a couple new buildings, hopefully they will have restrooms!

1 Thank Erod44
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter, her freind, and I came here and spent two days enjoying the beach and the scenery. It is such a fun expereince here. It is the fifth time my daughter and I have visited and each time we hate to leave. One tip is to wear socks to walk through the sand on hot days. The sand gets... More 

Thank Laurie K
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful park! Went to camp there with my fiance and had a wonderful time! There was a couple sand hills which was a hike to climb up but the views are awesome! Too bad the lake was too cold for us to swim.

Thank Jennifer B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good beach but gets very busy in the middle of summer! Be prepared to wait for entry plus you have to pay to get into it per car. The beach is clean mostly and has a little store and gift shop. It is regulated by the park rangers and has large dunes to climb.

Thank Jennifer Y
Sanders, Kentucky
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93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was my second time visiting the park. I was on a trip to Joliet and was traveling with my Mom. She had never been to the park and wanted to see the dunes and the beaches. I will start off by saying, I realize this is the "off season" for this area, and that may be part of the... More 

1 Thank KY_EMT
Evansville, Indiana
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

On the day I went to Warren Dunes, it was so windy that hiking, even walking on the beach was just too uncomfortable. Sand was blowing everywhere. The park is beautiful and very well kept.

Thank Cathy W
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We’ll be back to visit this gem in SW Michigan. We hiked this park on a Friday in mid-September, meaning that that there we nearly alone. The hiking through the woods was shaded and peaceful as well as mostly level. Be prepared with mosquito repellent. You will experience the occasional rise through sand dunes on the trail—you are at Warren... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was my second visit here. Both occasions were at the end of September on a Monday. As a result, there were only a few other cars in the main parking lot and we weren't worried about leaving our expensive bikes hanging on the car. The facilities do need an upgrade, but it looked like construction was underway. I imagine... More 

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