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Ludington State Park

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Address: 8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
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+1 231-843-2423
08:00 - 16:30
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A Most Beautiful State Park

One visit and you'll see why this is considered the TOP state Park in Michigan. SOOOOOOOOO beautiful. Very large, many winding trails. On the beach of Lake Michigan's white... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milford, Michigan
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Milford, Michigan
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One visit and you'll see why this is considered the TOP state Park in Michigan. SOOOOOOOOO beautiful. Very large, many winding trails. On the beach of Lake Michigan's white sands. They have lots of camping spaces at this park. There's so much to do. Swimming, fishing, tubing, camping. There's a beautiful, large building right on the beach that has concession... More 

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Davison, United States
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its been 20 years since we last visited Ludington State Park. Ludington the town and surrounding area has grown...all the big box stores and restaurants. But the State Park hasn't changed. It's still one of the nicest places to sit and watch the water, whether Lake Michigan or one of the smaller lakes, and relax. The trails are also some... More 

Thank Scott V
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, well-maintained state park with beaches where you can relax or visit a lighthouse, great trails, and a river walk around the dam area. We spent several hours there walking and enjoying nature, and learning about the history of the area. Great place to spend a day outside, and capture beautiful photos!

Thank ws1017
Detroit, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful serene park. I highly recommend for couples, families, or even for some soul searching on your own. The views are breathtaking and the walks can be easy to moderate depending on whether or not you climb the stairs to see the tree top views (worth doing for sure)! At the risk of sounding political, don't let... More 

Thank 418reneee
Saint Ignace
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting the west shore of Michigan my wife & I decided to visit the park. It is an amazing ride in surrounded by sand dunes. Once in the park we drive back to the Hamlin dam at back of park & seen the spectacular sites. There are very nice paths that lead through the wilderness. There are spots near... More 

Thank Corey W
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117 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first trip here, we soon realized we'll be back for more. There is plenty to do. Next time we'll bring our bikes for the great bike trails. Or our kayaks for the river float between Hamlin Lake and Lake Michigan. We'll definitely bring our hiking shoes because there are lots of trails to explore. The Big Sable Lighthouse... More 

Thank JasperSage
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was on our bucket list for the summer. It was easy to find and a beautiful drive. This area of Michigan is worth the drive from where ever you are coming from. The scenery & beaches are pristine & very family friendly

Thank sarahhoyt
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Lake Michigan beach,Big Sauble Lighthouse, hiked the dunes and saw people tubing down the river from Hamlin Lake which is in the State Park too.

Thank ChandlerRose
Muskegon, Michigan
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our family enjoyed unseasonably warm temperatures during our midwinter break by hiking the trails. They are beautiful, well-maintained, and it was fun to stop in the hiking cabin along the way.

Thank Kris P
Gatesville, Texas
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

enjoyed all the beautiful views and fact filled information sites in this park very family oriented many things for kids to see and do

Thank toswt2sho

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