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Hoffmaster State Park

6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
+1 231-798-3711
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Absolutely stunning!

We've been up and down the beaches of Lake Michigan over the years and Hoffmaster's is one of my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
kferstle124
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Plymouth, Michigan
Whoa!!

One of many absolutely gorgeous beaches and preserves of land on Michigan’s west coast. The nature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristi L
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nature center” (40 reviews)
“visitor center” (15 reviews)
“grand haven” (26 reviews)
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6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
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+1 231-798-3711
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been up and down the beaches of Lake Michigan over the years and Hoffmaster's is one of my favorite spots. We actually camped this summer at PJ Hoffmaster's campgrounds (state park for camping) and it was extremely clean, well kept, and everyone was really...More

Thank kferstle124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of many absolutely gorgeous beaches and preserves of land on Michigan’s west coast. The nature center, picnic areas, and beach accesses are unmatched. Please check it out and enjoy!!!!

Thank Kristi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite spot to visit all 3 seasons - it's great for cross-country skiers & snowshoers.. The sand is just like pictured and the footpaths are for all grades of hikers. I do miss the Trillium which covered the dunes in past years but plants...More

Thank Noel A L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please don't go here, it is a nice quiet park with a beautiful beach. No amenities, no hot dog/popcorn stands, just a quiet beach on the lake. Let's leave it that way. ;-)

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There is one of the best beaches I. Michigan. A ton of hiking trails. More than you can do it n a day.

Thank Denis J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a Michigan State Park right on Lake Michigan. Great trails to explore even in the winter on snowshoe. There is a good nature center that is open every day. There are wooden steps up to the top of the dunes. The beach is...More

Thank greenjackie
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

So beautiful state park. A viewing platform on top of a dune. It's 193 steps to the platform. But along the stairway are benches. There are several trailheads. Start from Gillette Nature Center. Get the map, watch movie about dunes and enjoy your day at...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited this campground multiple times each year for about 20 years. It is a beautiful park with a lot of campsites (make reservations...it is often full), a beach that goes on for miles, lots of hiking trails and a nature center. We've always...More

Thank Crazy4Pack
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I love Hoffmaster. It is a great place to walk, hike, picnic, and/or swim. There is lots of parking. A great place to watch the sunset!

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This park is totally awesome. The dunes, the sand, the sun, water and just a good time. There is an activity center to go to first right inside the park. There is a lot to learn about the trees, flowers, animals, insects and the dunes...More

Thank fishonMi
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28 November 2016|
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Response from JMccollum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, certain times. Love the trails! The dunes create some shelter from the winds of the lake and the views are breathtaking. I would call The park for specifics.
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Cheryl S
23 May 2016|
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Response from jsue67 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with not always but depends time of year. There is lots of hiking & beautiful dunes. Enjoy!
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minnersv
18 June 2015|
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Response from pixtory |
There is a restroom and changing area in the swim beach parking lot. From the parking lot there is a short trek down some stairs (or a ramp) to get to the beach.
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