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Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier

Grand Haven State Park, 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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A wonderful scenic walk

It's a great place to walk. You're among the waves, the swimmers and the constant boaters, leaving... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wayne116
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Allendale
Best place for sunset!

This is probably one of the best places in Michigan to walk the sunset! We came in the winter and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patri P
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Grand Haven State Park, 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a great place to walk. You're among the waves, the swimmers and the constant boaters, leaving or entering the channel. Many will blow their horns or wave at you. fisherman on the pier are eager to show you what they catch and the pier...More

Thank wayne116
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the best places in Michigan to walk the sunset! We came in the winter and the path was icy, so we had to step carefully. But it was worth it for the amazing view that we had, with the lighthouse...More

Thank Patri P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming for over 25 years with family and friends. It's nice to see the pier is getting renovated.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year work is being done on the Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier so you can't walk on it like previous years, but the day we visited it the waves were crashing over the pier and roaring as high as the lighthouse! The setting was...More

Thank FrankFern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for the sunset. The pier is closed and the cat walk has been taken down. However, it is still wonderful to watch the sunset behind the lighthouse. The beach area itself is pleasant.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another one of those lighthouses whose rating is really dependent upon the prevailing weather conditions and time of day of your visit. I was there on a clear, sunny afternoon, which was great vacation weather, but hardly made for the most dramatic of...More

Thank flowerhead2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pier area is under construction, but boardwalk is still a great place for walk. A great place to watch the boats and the sunset.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can still get some good pics but you won't be able to go beyond the fence to get close to the lighthouse. Great area to see the sunset and boats coming in.

Thank klynn5538
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Even though the pier is currently being renovated, you can still sea the lighthouse from the beach if you choose to spend some time there.

Thank Simple38
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

As of July 2017 the lighthouse is under renovation. Boo hoo! Not the best time to photograph the lighthouse but still beautiful and worth the visit especially if you spend some time at the beach.

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Steve G
6 July 2017|
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Response from DutchMafia8150 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure the legality but I've seen lots of dogs out there. I'd use a leash to be safe.
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BeeJayDee66
6 April 2017|
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Response from bjearth | Reviewed this property |
July of 2017 (hopefully)
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JEFFREY S
29 November 2016|
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Response from brooklyne | Reviewed this property |
Catwalk is gone till maybe next summer You can still walk on the pier just no lights
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