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Hoffmaster State Park

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Address: 6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
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Go in the winter!

We visited here in December, and although it was an unusual time of year to visit it was still amazingly beautiful. We had the trails nearly to ourselves, and the snowy landscape... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here in December, and although it was an unusual time of year to visit it was still amazingly beautiful. We had the trails nearly to ourselves, and the snowy landscape was incredibly peaceful and beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Hoffmaster State Park has beautiful and clean sandy beaches. A lot of people do not know about all of their amazing nature trails as well. My friends and I enjoy walking the trail with all the tall old pines. Another favorite is the trail that leads you to the beach. Have a hike before swimming!!

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Thank Amanda M
North Muskegon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful state park right on Lake Michigan, 300 camp sites, very wooded, lots of hiking trails. Our family camps here every year.

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North Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A terrific place for hiking and walking. Miles of easy trails to follow, great views and beach walking and impossible to get lost. Trails are not maintained but are safe and we'll marked. The visitor center is very informative with all facilities. 2,3,and four mile walks can form round trips. Side trips into the large dunes are real adventures but... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My husband I went for a walk on the trail. (The walk was lovely) As we came out to the beach it was unclear as to which way to go to get back to our car (this was our first visit to the park) we wandered down the beach and eventually found our way back but it left us wondering... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Hoffmaster continues to be one of our favorite state parks to camp in. The beach is somewhat secluded and gives an almost private feel to it. The atmosphere is welcoming and they have a vintage camper every spring which is truly a delight.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoy an amazing natural area close to the busy commercial areas of Grand Haven, Muskegon and Norton Shores.Head to the trails thru wooded dunes on the south end of the park, you can start at the nature center and climb to the top of the a dune, go to a wonderful stretch of sandy beach or if you want to... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place to visit! Huge stairs to the top of the dunes provides amazing views of Lake Michigan and the forest canopy.

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Rockford,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was here in the 'off season', and so it was very quiet. You can go here for the day, or go camping. There are tons of trails to hike on, which are fairly well marked. Some of the hikes take you onto the Lake Michigan shoreline. Views are spectacular!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Go for a walk to the beach, you won't regret it. This place is awesome. Take the family or loved one.

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