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Ludington Waterfront Park

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Address: 1122 S William St, Ludington, MI
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+1 231-843-8477

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Came to just relax & enjoy the sun and have a snack. People watching & let the dog stretch his legs. Beautiful views & neat sculptures

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came to just relax & enjoy the sun and have a snack. People watching & let the dog stretch his legs. Beautiful views & neat sculptures

Thank sarahhoyt
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We are artists (Clay Sculptors). We have been at this park many, many times, and will keep on coming. We also dine in the many fine places in Ludington. The streets are nicely lined with Petunias in the late spring. It's a nice park t just read a book and watch the children play, even fish. Bring a picnic lunch... More 

Thank viper6446
Ludington, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Two marine's, the famous carferry's port, a boating channel to lake Michigan, boardwalk to the lighthouse, are in your view at the park. There is a nice playground for children of all ages. The park is all grass except for windy sidewalks that take you on a complete tour. Bronze statues are uniquely scattered throughout. It's the best place to... More 

Thank Cynthia M
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just kind of doing parks in the area. This one has parking, nice waterfront access and even some sculptures. Good stop.

Thank RickMIusa
Holland, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited the park the evening before we were to take the SS Badger ferry across the lake to Manitowoc. A nice, relaxing place to visit, and we will return!

Thank Ron H
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I stopped by Waterfront Park when I was in Ludington and I'm sure happy I did. There are many sculptures and many benches, a beautiful view of the water, just very pleasant. It isn't a huge park, so it is perfect for a little walk, there is a place for kids to play...just a neat little park.

Thank Ella M
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The water front park is beautiful. Great place to walk, bring kids and play on the play ground or go and just have a picnic. Nice place to watch the sunset or the Badger go out.

Thank mountainmama26
New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This park has a beautiful waterfront view as well as being a great spot to see the carferry, which crosses Lake Michigan daily from Ludington to Manitowac. The statues are amazing and virtually indestructible. Children will love the playground and adults will find the benches a great place to sit while their kids are having fun.The concerts held in the... More 

Thank Linda C
Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Waterfront Park has become a cornerstone for activities in Ludington. It is the best place to watch the last C&O car ferry, The SS Badger leave and come home. There are many sculptures and benches and more and more activities during the season take place here such as the Rythm & Dunes concerts, the recent boat show and more. As... More 

Thank jwcoolcat
Salem, Oregon
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The folks...and city of Ludington...love there park and it shows. It was so much fun running down and sitting on the beautiful grass along with so many other and watching the "Badger" car ferry enter the harbor and docking after it's crossing from Wisconsin. Do you ever get tired of watching this sight evening after evening? I guess...after awhile...and you... More 

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