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Hoffmaster State Park

6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
+1 231-798-3711
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Wonderful hiking experience

We parked at the picnic area, and we're able to follow the well marked trails through an enchanting... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Detox01
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Michigan
Gorgeous Lake Michigan Views and Sandy beaches

gorgeous state park. Nice wooded sites, but stairs down to beach open up to sun and Lake Michigan... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2015
deankel1
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Mason
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nature center” (35 reviews)
“grand haven” (25 reviews)
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6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
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+1 231-798-3711
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

We parked at the picnic area, and we're able to follow the well marked trails through an enchanting old growth forest. My wife wished she had worn her hiking shoes, but was able to traverse the paths easily enough in her sandals. We most recently...More

1  Thank Detox01
Reviewed 4 July 2015

gorgeous state park. Nice wooded sites, but stairs down to beach open up to sun and Lake Michigan. Make reservations early and view sites prior to stay on DNR website.

2  Thank deankel1
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Looking for a break from crowded beaches? Than this is the Lake Michigan experience for you. After a lovely wooded walk you are treated to a beautiful beach. Don't miss climbing the stairs for some unique dune views and visit the nature center to see...More

1  Thank lovelakemi709
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My wife and I always look forward to going here. This is where I proposed to her. Clean beach, beautiful views, and well maintained facilities. Not sure why people are always so excited for the busy beach at Grand Haven when they can drive a...More

1  Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

I love Hoffmaster. The trails are so quiet and beautifully shaded. Lovely way to spend part of the day. Beaches are much less crowded than other places, and very clean. With lake levels high like they are right now, a lot of the sand is...More

Thank ELKsquared
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Wonderful park, very clean and well looked after. Lots of great hacking tracks. And a beautiful beach.unfortunetly it was a little cold the day I visited.dogs allowed in certain areas on a lead.

1  Thank judithswayn
Reviewed 6 June 2015

lots of shade, best beach, not far from town. Little bit of a walk to the beach but its worth it .Showers and bathroom kept up nice.

2  Thank 2008toyota
Reviewed 3 June 2015

For whatever reason you are around Grand Haven... Well, be adventurous and instead of settling for Grand Haven State Park (which is a CITY PARK incidentally located by Lake Michigan!) drive 12 min north to Hoffmaster State Park. There are awesome trails and dunes, but...More

1  Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This park has a great mix of beach and woods to walk in. My husband and I parked in one of the lots and walked along the beach first and then back to our car through the woods. it was very clean and peaceful. Great...More

1  Thank Travelgirl189
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We stayed here after we left a very bad park. this park was family friendly and everyone was very nice.

Thank mark m
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Searching3
Can you rent cross country skis here and if so, how much?
28 November 2016|
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Response from JMccollum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, certain times. Love the trails! The dunes create some shelter from the winds of the lake and the views are breathtaking. I would call The park for specifics.
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Cheryl S
Do you need reservations ?
23 May 2016|
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Response from jsue67 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with not always but depends time of year. There is lots of hiking & beautiful dunes. Enjoy!
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minnersv
do they have restroom were people swim
18 June 2015|
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Response from pixtory |
There is a restroom and changing area in the swim beach parking lot. From the parking lot there is a short trek down some stairs (or a ramp) to get to the beach.
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