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Warren Dunes State Park

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Address: Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, MI 49125-9166
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Beautiful beach!!

My daughter, her freind, and I came here and spent two days enjoying the beach and the scenery. It is such a fun expereince here. It is the fifth time my daughter and I have... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Laurie K

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter, her freind, and I came here and spent two days enjoying the beach and the scenery. It is such a fun expereince here. It is the fifth time my daughter and I have visited and each time we hate to leave. One tip is to wear socks to walk through the sand on hot days. The sand gets... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful park! Went to camp there with my fiance and had a wonderful time! There was a couple sand hills which was a hike to climb up but the views are awesome! Too bad the lake was too cold for us to swim.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good beach but gets very busy in the middle of summer! Be prepared to wait for entry plus you have to pay to get into it per car. The beach is clean mostly and has a little store and gift shop. It is regulated by the park rangers and has large dunes to climb.

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Sanders, Kentucky
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was my second time visiting the park. I was on a trip to Joliet and was traveling with my Mom. She had never been to the park and wanted to see the dunes and the beaches. I will start off by saying, I realize this is the "off season" for this area, and that may be part of the... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

On the day I went to Warren Dunes, it was so windy that hiking, even walking on the beach was just too uncomfortable. Sand was blowing everywhere. The park is beautiful and very well kept.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We’ll be back to visit this gem in SW Michigan. We hiked this park on a Friday in mid-September, meaning that that there we nearly alone. The hiking through the woods was shaded and peaceful as well as mostly level. Be prepared with mosquito repellent. You will experience the occasional rise through sand dunes on the trail—you are at Warren... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was my second visit here. Both occasions were at the end of September on a Monday. As a result, there were only a few other cars in the main parking lot and we weren't worried about leaving our expensive bikes hanging on the car. The facilities do need an upgrade, but it looked like construction was underway. I imagine... More 

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Maumee, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We like hiking and greatly enjoyed Warren Dunes. I'll caution that you need to adjust your expectations of distance here. We thought a 3 mile hike was a bit short until we got into it. Much of the trail is on sand and this certainly is more taxing than solid ground. Then combine this will some serious ups and downs... More 

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Williamsburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

we visited last week..we loved it...the beach was beautiful and big..most of the people and fun stuff was gone for the year but we had fun climbing and playing on the dunes for hours..we were the only ones there and it was a perfect day of beach hopping and dune climbing..my favorite spot...the biting flies tried to ruin our good... More 

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chicago, illinois
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Warren Dunes has a dog friendly stretch of beach which we visit every year with the pups. It does costs $9 to enter the park, which is okay if it helps conservation. Our activities with the dogs are restricted to one area, but there is a long stretch of beach for other visitors, as well as pleasant walks up the... More 

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