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Ludington State Park

8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
+1 231-843-2423
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A wonderful day trip

We came up from Grand Haven for a quick day trip and was not disappointed. The bike trails are well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
this park has everything you could want to do

we stayed here three nights, it was a little cold but the view of lake Michigan was nice. the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura P
Porter, Indiana
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8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
+1 231-843-2423
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came up from Grand Haven for a quick day trip and was not disappointed. The bike trails are well maintained and beautiful. Towing around two small children was very doable. Lots of people fishing and a beautiful beach for a picnic... I can see...More

Thank TheAshleyFamilyFold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here three nights, it was a little cold but the view of lake Michigan was nice. the sites themselves where really close together and I'm not sure how some the bigger campers managed to even park. the noise level was adequate considering but...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff in the lighthouse. Postcards and souvenirs in the lighthouse. Climb the lighthouse for $5 per adult is a bit steep on the price but you get a tour and lots of info.

Thank jimpC1214MF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Ludington State Park 12 months of the year. It is truly one of our favorite recreational destinations. Today was National Trails Day. We enjoyed the canoe trail in a tandem kayak which we rented from Dune Grass Rentals on Hamlin Lake. The trail...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lighthouse is fabulous. Worth the walk - not really sure about the distance, but I believe it's over a mile one way.

Thank winniec1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

huge camping park it was a full house this weekend 5/29 and great light house im glad they are saving some of these part of our history

Thank jamsman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The campground books so quickly, we haven't been able to stay here yet, but we stay close by and spend our days here. The views are breath taking and the water is so beautiful, it's as good as being at the ocean. They have so...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ludington State Park is a great location for hiking. They have it all: paved trails, wooded trails, sand dunes and water.

Thank thetravellingeek
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I visit this park overtime I came to Ludington, because of its beauty, recreation opportunities and serenity for your peace of mind. Now, I am on vacation every night because I have returned for good, and I frequent the LSP because of its extraordinary beauty....More

Thank David W
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

First time visit to the Ludington State Park, mainly to see the Big Sable Point Lighthouse. Unfortunately the lighthouse was not accessible by car - a 1.8 mile walk from the parking area to the lighthouse. Due to a leg injury it was a little...More

Thank Heather K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, are there cabins right on the beach that can be rented?
18 June 2017|
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Response from Teresa S | Reviewed this property |
No. Not at the park. There are 2 mini cabins within the campgrounds at the park, not on the beach. There are 3 campgrounds in the park and rustic campground sites available, too. Ludington has a number of hotels, motels... More
Liz C
Trip advisor shows hours 8-4:30? Other sights show 8-10 pm. What is the earliest you can enter the park (want to go morning fishing) and what is the latest you can stay in the park (for evening fishing)?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Greg T |
Laura K
Hello, can you tell me if day visitors can park at Jack Pine camping area to take the trail to Big Sable Point Lighthouse?
1 May 2017|
Response from James G | Property representative |
No, day use visitors would need to park in one of the main lots and hike to the lighthouse. The Jack Pine sites are hike in sites and they have a limited number of parking spaces available for the campers only. I hope that... More