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Kirk Park

9791 Lakeshore Dr, West Olive, MI 49460-8107
+1 616-738-4810
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My Favorite Lake Michigan Beach

I make the drive to Kirk Park from Grand Rapids about once a week. It's rarely ever over crowded... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Josh S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Only Game In Town

A smaller dog beach. Not much depth to it but nice enough as it seems to be about the only one in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hudsonville, Michigan
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“dog beach” (11 reviews)
“parking lot” (5 reviews)
“great beach” (3 reviews)
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9791 Lakeshore Dr, West Olive, MI 49460-8107
+1 616-738-4810
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Reviewed yesterday

I make the drive to Kirk Park from Grand Rapids about once a week. It's rarely ever over crowded. It's a short walk to the beach from the parking area. It's a beautiful area with the lake in front of you and the dunes behind...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smaller dog beach. Not much depth to it but nice enough as it seems to be about the only one in the area. Lots of dogs on the weekends. Most owners are in control where you still have some that do not control their...More

Thank tzientekfountain
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This beach has a wonderful dog park, nice trails, and a beautiful beach. There is a lovely picnic area, and a camping area for boy scouts. I like to take my dogs to the beach. Labs love to fetch and swim, and this beach is...More

Thank kayhdanf2016
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our first trip to the dog beach. The place is beautiful but the flies were out in droves. The dog had a wonderful time frolicking through the waves. The walk to the beach is fairy short and easy to walk but there are steps down...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The park is well cared for. Both the people beach and dog beach areas are clean. Nice hike over the dunes and through the woods too.

Thank IndianaTravel317
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We took our dog to the dog beach and had the best time! Our dog loved the water, and we loved how long the beach was. It was a 2.5 hour drive and cost us $7 to get it but it was totally worth it!...More

Thank 126dianne
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great dog park for our family and dog. It was very clean, LOTS of other friendly dogs, nice beach. Some dogs were on leash, others ran freely. The walk to the beach was quite a ways, but it's all in the woods...More

Thank Cherish D
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

.25 mile walk to beach, with 44 steps to the beach. Beach was big enough, about 75 - 100 yards long. Plenty of bags along the way & it was clean the entire path & on beach. Bring bug spray for walk in & flies...More

Thank Corey S
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Our golden retriever absolutely loved this beach. This was definitely a beach that both our sweet dog and children thoroughly enjoyed. The beach was clean, though the water was a bit rough and keep in mind there is a bit of a hike from the...More

Thank mjesse1
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here with our greyhound on a Monday afternoon instead of visiting the local dog park. Parking was $5 for county residents and $7 for others. Parking was more than adequate, but I could see it maybe being busy on a weekend in the summer....More

Thank flounder08
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If you don't want to hang out with dogs at the beach, is this beach still and option? Do people respect the separate beach designations?
14 August 2015|
Response from S A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The designated dog area is marked and past that point no animals are allowed. During my visit it seemed as if people respected the separate beach area. There are many miles of beach and trails to explore in the area!