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Grand Haven State Park

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Address: 1001 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1746
Phone Number: +1 616-847-1309
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Beautiful Beach

Grand Haven has a beautiful, sandy beach. Lots of room for playing or just catching some sun and playing in the water. There are a number of volley ball nets set up and a nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grand Haven has a beautiful, sandy beach. Lots of room for playing or just catching some sun and playing in the water. There are a number of volley ball nets set up and a nice playground. Campground is adjacent to the beach. Lots are somewhat small in size so if you have more than one vehicle, you will have to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful! Will remind you of the ocean only without all the dangerous creatures! Close to downtown and sunsets are amazing.

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Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit with lots to do. Several trips there the last few years with plans to return. Different seasons, different things to do. Blueberry season is great!

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Kenai, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lots of camp sites, 15 sand volley ball courts. great view of the lake. Very family oriented, Easy assess

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Thank Terry S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

You wont find a better beach out there with the views, people,cullture and all that Grand Haven has to offer. If you are camping you have shopping and restaurants downtown and a beach in front of you and f you are there for the day you have heaven for the day with cleanest beaches and a pier to walk and... More 

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Jamaica, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We drove from Ann Arbor, MI to Grand Haven State Park. It's a good beach option for locals but definitely not worth a 3 hour drive. Also if you've been to the Upper Peninsula to see waterfalls or Mackinac Island then you will find this bland and boring.

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detroit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We spent a week in Grand haven last week of August Always enjoy coming to the beach . Lucky to have warm water and a day of big waves

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Goodrich, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Well kept beach. Beautiful soft sand and waters. Clean, Clean, Clean. Spent a couple of hours when it was in the 80's. Water was very warm which is unusual for Lake Michigan. Michigan had a very hot summer though that contributed to the water temperature. Would come back again.

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Wyoming, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Best beach around. We always have a nice time. Sometimes you have a hard time finding a parking spot if you get there late.

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Thank knollken
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was really surprised that this is called a state park. It looks like a parking lot with RV's about 15 feet from each other. The only redeeming quality is that it is right on the beach. The sand is so soft and the view of the light house is great.

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