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A nice little spot

There isn't much beach because of erosion, but there's a park and a nice view. However, the beach... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Pam H
Muskegon, Michigan
via mobile
Stopped to play

Very nice park place to access beach. Easy staircase to the beach and nice playground for the kids... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
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5440 M 63 N, Coloma, MI 49038-9122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a drive over to Hagar Park to see how much beach was left after the recent big storm! Much to our surprise...it was great. Lots of beach. Accessible to the public. You can take a really nice walk North but keep in mind it's...More

Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on our way home from South Haven to see Lake Michigan. Little park with a very long stair case down to beach. Sign said beach had been eroded. Still a nice beach for pictures. The lke was very choppy due to wind but again...More

Thank perennials2003
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is such a great little beach. By little, I mean it's nothing compared to Silver Beach or the other larger ones in this area. It's still quite large and a very nice beach. There is some litter here and there but we noticed two...More

Thank MsBonJo
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Shallow water makes it great for kids, playground by the parking above extra perk. Overall good beach, could use better keep up, but at the same time if guest only cleaned up after them selves it would be sufficient. Suggestion to the park to put...More

Thank ElSol73
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Took the family to see the erosion along the shoreline. A lot has changed since summer. You no longer can walk south along the shoreline as the waves have taken much of the sand to the tree line. Staircase was fine but little area to...More

6  Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have mixed feelings on this beech. It was extremely close to where we stayed, but we avoided it until the last day because we were told it was dirty and not much beach left. The beach area is not that big, you can walk...More

3  Thank luv2travel61586
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

There isn't much beach because of erosion, but there's a park and a nice view. However, the beach is not handicap-accessible.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Loved Hagar Park and the clean quiet beach strip. It’s a tiny beach, but a great place to avoid crowds and enjoy a day on the lake.

1  Thank mlies0315
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice park place to access beach. Easy staircase to the beach and nice playground for the kids and plenty of parking. Swings and slide with a nice kid fort. Beach is still walkable but there is some kids due to stormy weather. Can be...More

2  Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We first visited in 2002 and fell in love with this area, visiting almost yearly; It felt like our own little private beach. For whatever reason, we hadn't been back in probably 5 years, our last visit being in 2015 and things have definitely changed....More

1  Thank Jessica D
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