West Michigan Tourist Association


Muskegon Beach

Muskegon County has several beautiful beaches with public access to Lake Michigan. Plan on enjoying a day at one of Muskegon's beaches this summer! Muskegon County has 3 state parks, 8 county parks, and the city's Pere Marquette beach is a nationally certified clean beach. Enjoy over 26 miles of Lake Michigan coastline in our area.

Pioneer Park is located on Lake Michigan and has over 2,000 feet of white sandy beach frontage. This popular 145-acre park offers camping, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, tennis, softball, basketball and volleyball. The park is filled with a variety of mixed oak, maple, white pine and hemlock pine trees. This is our largest and most popular park

Muskegon State Park on the shore of Lake Michigan has over two miles of shoreline on Lake Michigan and over a mile on Muskegon Lake. A luge run is available for winter park visitors as part of the Winter Sports Complex.

Pere Marquette contains large expanse of public sandy beach bordered on the north by the Muskegon Channel. Park is the northern most end of 2.5 miles of City-owned Lake Michigan frontage. There is a 200′ handicapped walkway on the beach.

Norman F. Kruse Park has about one mile of Lake Michigan Beach, with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. This is the major picnic area with 4 picnic shelters and an accessible ramp to the beach and into the dunes. Muskegon has allocated a section of the beach along the northern part of the park just for Dogs!

P. J. Hoffmaster State Park features over three miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. One of the main attractions is the Dune Climb Stairway leading to the top of a high sand dune where an observation deck offers a panoramic view of the dunes and Lake Michigan.

Duck Lake State Park is a day-use park, featuring a towering sand dune; the park stretches from the northern shore of Duck Lake to Lake Michigan. Fishing, hiking, swimming and picnicking, are just some of the activities in this beautiful park.

Meinert Park offers a quiet retreat for the outdoor enthusiast. Meinert Park is 88 acres with rolling dunes, including a large parabolic dune and scenic overlooks providing spectacular views of Little Flower Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Visitors can climb the unimproved trail to the top of a dune for a panoramic view of Lake Michigan and the surrounding countryside

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