Duck Lake State Park

This scenic state park, near Michillinda and Nestrom Roads, Duck Lake has a shallow channel leading to Lake Michigan. Hiking, skiing trails and a picnic area stretch from the northern shore of Duck Lake to Lake Michigan.
Special features: Parking, picnic area, hiking trails, vault toilet


Lake Harbor Park

A 189-acre park on the Mona Lake Channel leading to the shore of Lake Michigan. The park features almost a mile of Lake Michigan beach and hiking trails through the dunes.
Special Features: Parking, picnic area, hiking trails, bathroom


Meinert County Park

Park an expansive beach and rolling dunes. The park also provides scenic overlooks with spectacular views of Little Flower Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Special Features: Camping, picnic area, bathrooms, play area, parking


Moore County Park

Park offers 1,500-foot shoreline on Half Moon Lake as well as 36 acres of hills, woodlands, wetlands and grassy open areas. This lake is a popular attraction for fishing, boating, swimming, and picnicking.
Special Features: Picnic area, bathrooms, parking


Muskegon State Park

Muskegon State Park is home three miles of breathtaking shoreline (two miles along Lake Michigan and one mile on Muskegon Lake), Snug Harbor, forested dunes, two campgrounds, picnic areas, multiple trails and an overlook.
Features: Parking, Picnic area, bathrooms, camping, play area


Norman F. Kruse Park

Just south of Pere Marquette Park sits Kruse Park, one of the most famous dog beaches in Michigan. A ramp to the beach and into the dunes allows barrier-free access.
Special Features: Dog Friendly, parking, restrooms, picnic shelters


P.J. Hoffmaster State Park

Park features three miles of Lake Michigan shoreline with forest-covered dunes, campgrounds nestled in the woods, and scenic hiking trails. The Gillette Nature Center features exhibits on dune ecology and the flora and fauna of the Lake Michigan sand dunes.
Special Features: Parking, bathrooms, picnic area, play area, camping


Pere Marquette Park

This city park offers a wide expanse of sugar-sand beach along Lake Michigan Shoreline, bordered on the North by the Muskegon Channel.
Special Features: Parking, play area, picnic areas, 200’ handicap beach walkway, lighthouse


Pioneer County Park

Located along beautiful Scenic Drive between North Muskegon and Whitehall, Pioneer Park boasts over 2,000 feet of Lake Michigan beach frontage.
Special Features: Camping, picnic area, bathrooms, play area, parking


Ross Park

Ross Park is a 43-acre park featuring a sandy beach area, play equipment, picnic area, a disc golf course, and volleyball area. Lighted, slow-pitch softball fields are available.
Special Features: Parking, picnic shelters, play area, bathrooms


Twin Lake County Park

Enjoy 800 feet of Lake Frontage on Twin Lake. This beach area is popular for picnicking and swimming.
Special Features: Picnic shelter, parking, bathrooms, play area


Blue Lake County Park

Enjoy nearly 600 feet of water frontage along the southeast shore of Big Blue Lake. This 25-acre park is the perfect place for fishing, boating, water-skiing and camping.
Special Features: Camping, picnic area, bathrooms, play area, parking


Dune Harbor Park Muskegon County

Explore over 2 miles of trails through forested dunes. This 214 Acre park contains many native plants and species, making it a favorite for birders. An inland lake offers kayaking, paddle sports, and fishing. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on leash Hours: Dawn to Dusk. Parking and porta-potties available on site.