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Pere Marquette Park

Beach St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1091
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Awesome beach. Lots of beach. Plenty of places to walk along the water and wide open beach with... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Debbie S
,
Muskegon, Michigan
We rate this as the best beach in Michigan

This beach is never over crowded, and has great activities. The sand is so beautiful, and the beach... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
sankencast
,
Muskegon, Michigan
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (52 reviews)
“lake michigan” (67 reviews)
“clean sand” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Beach St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1091
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"beautiful beach"
in 52 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 67 reviews
"clean sand"
in 11 reviews
"kite boarders"
in 7 reviews
"volleyball courts"
in 6 reviews
"light house"
in 10 reviews
"sugar sand"
in 8 reviews
"large beach area"
in 5 reviews
"free beach"
in 4 reviews
"no salt"
in 5 reviews
"watch the boats"
in 7 reviews
"deck restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"lots of space"
in 5 reviews
"sandy beaches"
in 9 reviews
"dog beach"
in 12 reviews
"hot summer day"
in 5 reviews
"snack bar"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Awesome beach. Lots of beach. Plenty of places to walk along the water and wide open beach with lots of clean sand. Sunsets are amazing.Have movies on the beach as well as volleyball courts, fire pits on the south side, dog beach, nice beach restaurant...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This beach is never over crowded, and has great activities. The sand is so beautiful, and the beach is taken care of fabulously. Try the beer fest in August on the beach. Awesome

Thank sankencast
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Clean beautiful beach. Awesome sunsets and great place to picnic or just watch the boats in the channel

Thank renote
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

This beach is huge! So many places to layout and play in the surf that you can't go wrong. There are also a few fire pits on the far south end of the beach with roadside parking. They have a playground and bathrooms available during...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful beach and awesome lake! During the summer, there is almost always enough room to find a spot at this beach.

Thank yknotsail
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Soft clean beach sand, fresh water, Pier, light house. Famous for kite boarders. Restaurant available for cocktails and beach fare.

Thank Bonnie L
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

It's packed in the summer, but try it sometime in the winter. Waves (and later ice) crashing ashore, wind howling, snowflakes flying. Just beautiful. Just be sure to dress in layers!

Thank madmatthew
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Pere Marquette is a beautiful beach on Lake Michigan with a pier with a lighthouse. The parking is free! In the summer season a restaurant "The Deck" is open serving lots of delicious food choices!

Thank BetsyAT
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I stayed for business in Muskegon in March 2017. After my classes, I decided to visit the park as I haven't seen this area of Lake Michigan. It was a very windy day, winds of over 80 MPH, which provided very cool waves. Even though...More

Thank Kaycee M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

lots of sand and a nice view. Nice pier to walk out to the light house. Plenty of parking. Bathrooms too

Thank Pzooch50
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catlismir6
23 July 2017|
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Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I saw several of them there.
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gmo2264
23 June 2017|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
Many people fish off the pier or off the near by channel wall.
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Rouso4
30 September 2016|
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Response from paularenagarcia | Reviewed this property |
Shoreline Inn is a nice place. Holiday Inn is close by. If your into camping we have beautiful state parks near by. I would check with VRBO or airbnb.
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