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Ludington State Park

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Address: 8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
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+1 231-843-2423
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08:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:30

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We love art, we love nature. This park offers both. We come here to do photo shoots, and sketch. We bring a lunch of course, meet others with our same affections.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love art, we love nature. This park offers both. We come here to do photo shoots, and sketch. We bring a lunch of course, meet others with our same affections.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park is beautiful - we loved the beaches outside the park and next visit intend to visit the light house in the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful clean beach, glorious sunsets, warm clear water, family fun, hiking trails, biking, lazy river, fishing, the dam, learning facilities, beauty what more could you want.

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the trail system around Lost Lake and also the kayaking in all seasons. The summer hike to the lighthouse was a highlight and one we recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous dunes. Beautiful forest. Great trails. Go right now. Our favorite thing to do with our four year olds is to collect sticks on the ground, go to the bridge over the dam, throw the sticks in the river and watch them go over the dam. The kids just love it.

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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This park is great anytime of year. Swim area, many trails, my favorite is the seven island trail. You cross bridges as the trail winds out and about Hamlin lake. There are birds, wild blueberries( in season) squirrels, deer, turtles, fish, benches for relaxing n viewing. There is a concession stand at Hamlin lake beach area, also kayak and paddle... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is one of the nicest state parks I have ever been in. It is well marked and has tons of camping sites and hikes. There is a warming hut and restrooms. We hiked the easy 1.8 miles out to the lighthouse taking a detour via the old ship ruins and onto the beach. It was well worth the hike.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice place for a few moments while we were in Luddington. Good walking trails with interesting scenery.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The beach could not be any more beautiful and the dunes could not be any more of a workout climbing all of the way to the lighthouse but the hiking was also a great afternoon to work off the ice-cream from the night before! The trails allow for you to head back at different locations or you can take the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great place for families of all ages. Hiking, picnics near the water, fishing, and boating. There is a fantastic pizza place close by so you could grab a pizza and eat it there or take the pizza with you and eat it at the dam or walk out to the Lighthouse and take a tour. The park has all kinds... More 

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