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Beautiful Hike in West MI!

Saugatuck Dunes State Park is ideal for a weekend hiking. It is family friendly, dog friendly (must... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Amanda A
,
Michigan
Late winter walk

Just an absolutely beautiful Park. My girlfriend and I took a nice walk in the late winter sunshine... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Derek D
,
Waterford, Michigan
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“north trail”(11 reviews)
“long hike”(11 reviews)
“state park”(28 reviews)
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The park's 850 acres include a beach, dunes and cross-country ski trails.
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6575 138th Ave, Holland, MI 49423-9740
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Saugatuck Dunes State Park is ideal for a weekend hiking. It is family friendly, dog friendly (must be on a leash), and has designated eating areas for picnics. We hiked both the South and North trail. the pathways were well maintained and the sand dunes...More

2  Thank Amanda A
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Just an absolutely beautiful Park. My girlfriend and I took a nice walk in the late winter sunshine and loved every minute of it. Looking forward to coming back in the summertime. The only bummer is that the beach is about three-quarters of a mile...More

Thank Derek D
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

As a local, this is our spot. Very peaceful and quiet. Many trails to choose from. Moderately marked.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend an afternoon in nature. I walked out to Lake Michigan through the woods… The views were incredible, very peaceful. I lovely way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

hiked the marked BEACH path to the lake. Everyone we spoke to said "it's not far"...forgetting that statement is relevant to hiking ability. IT's a tough walk through a tough terrain, sand, roots and uphill. Of course Lake Michigan is always beautiful so that's the...More

1  Thank LYDIA K
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Michigan natives can buy a state park pass for about $10 a year and allows entry to all state parks as often as desired. This would be great for this park as parking is limited. Walk to the beach is uphill and long, but worth...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I will start off by saying my wife and I love to hike. The trails were great. We spent about 4 hours here just walking the different trails. Nice way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Mclovin3290
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've been coming to the park for maybe 20+ years and this is the first time I saw cars parked for almost a half mile outside of the park. The attendants hut is never manned but was on this visit. They were collecting $9 for...More

1  Thank leonor c
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wanted to see some dunes, so while in Holland, visited Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Took the 'North Trail' and, according to my Fitbit, walked over 2000 steps, up and down to the sandy dunes. It's quite a work out, but well worth the adventure.

1  Thank mikeloyson
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Nice secluded beach, but probably not a beach you would take small children if you need to carry a lot of items because it's a hike to the beach. Picnic area. I didn't see a whole lot to do with small children and the restrooms...More

1  Thank GrannyTammy01
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LMPMP
16 October 2017|
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Response from Oliver S | Reviewed this property |
The park is open in the fall for hiking and beach walking it closes at dusk which is about 4:30 in the fall and winter I think cross country skiing would be fun for those that are experienced..there are some steep hills... More
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10 February 2017|
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Response from vlmky | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere except for the beach. Dogs are not allowed on the beach. They are allowed on the beautiful trails.
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Kairis A
10 September 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. And you have to walk close to a mile to get to the beach.
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