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Ludington State Park

8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
+1 231-843-2423
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A walk in the park

This place is a gem. Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan to the west and Hamlin Lake to the east... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dplatt_12
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Muskegon, Michigan, USA
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Excellent place to visit

We had a chance to take our family of 4 here. What a great place to go. Great parks, beaches and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard T
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Ashburn, Virginia
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“hamlin lake” (122 reviews)
“hiking trails” (62 reviews)
“state park” (152 reviews)
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8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
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+1 231-843-2423
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem. Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan to the west and Hamlin Lake to the east and a river runs through it. There are great hiking trails and this park offers a lot for the outdoor enthusiast. Camping, hiking, fishing,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a chance to take our family of 4 here. What a great place to go. Great parks, beaches and food. The park is clean, walkable and has plenty of trails to go around. Love the lighthouses. Pay for the all inclusive passes through...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic state park with great amenities. Two beach areas, one for Lake Michigan and one for Hamlin Lake. There’s also a boat launch on the Hamlin Lake side. Paddle boat and board rentals and great trails. You couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting. The...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Don't know how I missed this park all the years I've lived in Michigan, but I will definitely return. The trails here are varied and beautiful! I recommend the Island, Lost Lake, Ridge and Skyline trails (didn't get to Logging Trail, but it's probably lovely...More

Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We spent an afternoon here with the dog hiking on the trails. We originally started out on the Skyline Trail which was a mistake. Between my fitness level, the fact that it was windy (blowing sand doesn't feel good in your eyeballs), the boards were...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a beautiful state park in Michigan. There are many walking options, along the Au Sable River to the dam, around the lake with bridges to islands, up and over the dunes with views of Lake Michigan and from the campsites out to the...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We have camped here for the past 7 years. The beach is beautiful and there's plenty to do. The hiking trails are well marked and the scenery is beautiful. Beechwood campground is my favorite. It's more wooded and it's next to Hamlin Lake. I liked...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great State park to drive and walk thru even in the winter. It’s really very beautiful with the snow on the ground.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love to visit the state park, there's plenty of stuff to do summer and winter. We love the hiking trails and floating down the river! It's a beautiful place

Thank Dawn F
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Our family spend a great day at the beach swimming and building lots of sandcastles with our children. Nice and laid back. We also climbed up the Grand Sable. If your scared of heights you might not want to go up this lighthouse.

Thank Eshes246
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taquata59
11 April 2018|
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Response from Charlotte D | Reviewed this property |
If you are a Michigan resident, pay $11 for a recreation passport when you renew you MI license plates. Non-residents pay $9 for a vehicle each day or $32 for an annual pass for a vehicle. Motorcycles and mopeds cost $5... More
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Steven G
14 February 2018|
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Response from lhudson55 | Reviewed this property |
There are SEVERAL different campground areas at Ludington. We did NOT camp there, but the facilities look modern. We have stayed at several other MI campgrounds, though, and all have been great. Tons of activities around... More
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Linda R
16 July 2017|
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Response from Catherine T | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 campgrounds tat accommodate all types of campers including pull through. I'd go on the reservations site and fill in your info to see what's available. We saw lots of larger units!
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