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Holland State Park Beach

2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424-2344
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Beautiful Beach and historic lighthouse

Surprising beach! Great sand and beautiful water as well as historical lighthouse. Easy to access... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dyerboegel
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Okc
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Beautiful views all around!

Hubby, daughter and I all enjoyed our time here. Quick walk out to the green Ana white light house... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tarah H
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2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424-2344
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprising beach! Great sand and beautiful water as well as historical lighthouse. Easy to access, can park and view and you can enjoy a nice walk on the beach as well! It is unique in that it is a lake beach, that feels like an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby, daughter and I all enjoyed our time here. Quick walk out to the green Ana white light house for a back view of Big Red. Down the path along the channel for a more direct view of beautiful big red lighthouse! Off to the...More

1  Thank Tarah H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach area was very nice! We went while there was still ice on the sand, so be careful where you walk. There was a nice path along the water where you could walk. The lighthouse was across the way, and was a nice looking...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a lovely park! It doesn't matter what time of year you visit, the view is incredible! There were still a few "ice burgs" floating around during our visit over the weekend, There is plenty of parking, and benches.

2  Thank Sandy D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have spent many hours with family and friends on the beach enjoying Lake Michigan and the Beach. I go as often as I can just to sit on the Beach at times

Thank davidkrevda
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoy going out to the beach to eat lunch. Dreams like there is always a breeze. The boats coming and going are an added plus.

Thank Candy L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Best time ever with over 120 family members in attendance, from 10 different states! They thought we were at the ocean!! We called ahead of time and we were able to rent the pavilion that seated all our guests. We had a BBQ cook out,...More

Thank PedroHector23
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Have gone here now and then since childhood, though my mom preferred going to Grand Haven and I like Oval Beach the best. It's great for spending time with kids!

Thank Parmi-77
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a beautiful beach on Lake Michigan. The only downside, the access into the park can be long backups on busy summer weekends. There is also camping available here. An enjoyable activity standing along the channel into Lake Macatawa, boatwatching on warm summer days....More

1  Thank H575DRrichardp
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Holland State Park, with Big Ted Lighthouse across the channel, is the best spot to swim, lay out on the beach and just relax. The concession store has a great selection of items for purchase and good food. A walk out on the pier is...More

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78traveler
10 March 2018|
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Response from geneb517 | Reviewed this property |
The lighthouse is across the channel from the park and quite hard to get to. You can view it nicely from across the channel. It is probably only 50 yards away and can be photographed from three sides. Also there is a... More
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Aimee F
2 March 2018|
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Response from geneb517 | Reviewed this property |
There is fishing access all along the channel and a couple of spots where there are piers to fish off from and I believe both are handicap accessible.
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Taylor T
29 January 2018|
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Response from obsmiller | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol is not allowed on State Beaches
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