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Holland State Park Beach

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Address: 2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424-2344
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A gorgeous Carribean-esque beach in West Michigan

We live in Holland, so we are spoiled by our proximity to gorgeous Lake Michigan. Inexpensive public beach access with lots of parking, clean bathrooms, beach concessions... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We live in Holland, so we are spoiled by our proximity to gorgeous Lake Michigan. Inexpensive public beach access with lots of parking, clean bathrooms, beach concessions - what's not to love? There is a campground onsite so you can stay (if you make reservations 6 months in advance) or just come to the beach for the day to swim,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Holland State Park or "Ottawa Beach" as we have always called it is the best beach around! I spent many days here as a child and teenager and love to walk along it's shore or fly kites here now. l

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Howell, Michigan, United States
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Michigan is majestic in the winter. The beach here is beautiful and made even more picturesque with the light house Big Red.... one of our favorite light houses on Lake Michigan....

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Holland, Michigan
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice beach, however holidays are extremely crowded. Try going during the middle of the week. Less likely to have large crowds.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to spend your time and enjoy your holiday.Nice clean sandy beach and it's great to grill out and sit alongside the channel.

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Holland, Michigan
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love swimming at the park as the sun goes down. For people from the East coast they are amazed the the sun sets after 9pm here in Michigan.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I live in the area I have been to the State Park Beach. If you have paid a MI Recreation fee entry is free. A good sized parking lot, a restroom facility is on the beach, and there is usually a lot of activity there...swimming when the water warms up, sunbathing, watching the boats going in and out of... More 

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Thank lyn l
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to stop out at the park its very beautiful. At sunset you can sit and watch the beautiful Sunsets. There is a very nice building with changing rooms and restroom so you don't have to go home wet or sandy from the beach

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Thank Mary W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a Huge sandy beach then this is the place. It has a huge beach. Be ready to walk a long way through sand if you want to get to the water and a long way back to car as well. Not recommended for small children because of all the walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A channel connecting Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan provides boat watching entertainment along with the stand up boards in the traffic flow. Handicapped access is good > Big Red lighthouse a West Michigan icon Kite surfers on breezy days. A bad day @ the beach is better than a good day at work. Feed the gulls with dry bread. lol

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