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Grand Haven State Park

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Address: 1001 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1746
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Nice *very busy* beach

We went on a Saturday after lunch. It was very hard to find parking or a spot on the beach. We have traveled the western coast line a lot and always hit the beach early to reserve... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
amyjobortell
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Tecumseh, Michigan
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Tecumseh, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a Saturday after lunch. It was very hard to find parking or a spot on the beach. We have traveled the western coast line a lot and always hit the beach early to reserve our spots so I am sure that was part of our issue. Other than that the bathrooms were clean (even with being very... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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143 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grand Haven beach & local community is a model example of a "family oriented " community. Day or night, it's always been a safe community. If you're looking to see the pier, you might be a little disappointed this summer as the Army Corps of Engineers is still working on repairs to the concrete and the metal spine has... More 

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived all my life in the Grand Haven area and the State Park is an extremely popular State Park because of its very large and Long Beach. The beach sand even squeaks when you walk on it. This park has in the area of 1 million visitors every year in a City of around 9,800.

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Romeoville, Illinois
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7 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This beach is wonderful. Clean and family friendly. I have been here three times and I plan on going back as soon as summer gets here.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Grand Haven Beach is a sandy family friendly beach. Clean clear water, walk the pier, camp and the state park right on the beach.

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

There are so many reasons that Grand Haven state park has been named one of the ten best beaches in the US. Well maintained, beautiful sand, plenty of shoreline for sunbathers to share and great food and amenities nearby. And then there are the sunsets. . .

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Ohio
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Came here in July to watch the sunset. There is ample parking, places for kids to play on swingsets and bathrooms. I brought my dog to walk the pier. Sunset was amazing. Lake Michigan is amazing. But, the place was way too crowded for my taste. I much preferred the sunsets at Ludington beach. If you like crowds and parties,... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It is a great park to spend the day at the beach. Volley ball nets, walk for miles along the lake shore. Concessions and bath house. It also has camping. Close to pier and boardwalk. Great place to enjoy Lake Michigan.

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Hilton Head
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The singing sands of Lake Michigan make this a prime campground. Although difficult to get reservations, it is worth the stay

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Grand Haven State Park is a wonderful vacation area where you can relax and enjoy a nice time away. There is a wide spread of beach here with many open spots to have the perfect day on the beach. Grand Haven is right on Lake Michigan which is a beautiful, clean, giant lake that looks like an ocean because the... More 

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