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Oval Beach

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Address: Saugatuck, MI
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Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.

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The struggle with Oval beach is they charge you, even with a parks pass. That being said the beach is kept clean and is never crowded.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The struggle with Oval beach is they charge you, even with a parks pass. That being said the beach is kept clean and is never crowded.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful spring day with temps in the upper 60's on the lakeshore. The beach was not crowded at all, but that's probably because the water was frightfully cold! The water temp is in the upper 30's in mid- to late-April and even wading ankle deep for a few steps will numb your feet. But the sand is... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of America's more beautiful beaches. Do your trip even better by climbing to the top of Mount Baldy.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oval Beach lives up to the hype. The beach is gorgeous, the staff is friendly and service focused, and the concession stand has a great variety of healthy and indulgent items to choose from for snacks, treats, or meals.

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I suggest hiking to Oval Beach over the stairs at Mt. Baldheaded Park. Great exercise and beautiful views.

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Thank JohnM0817
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited in January to check out the frozen wonderland of Lake Michigan. It is very convenient to access lake Michigan from Oval Beach, the parking is right along the shore line and a nice set of steps gradually takes you down to beach level. It was awesome to see the ice and snow formations along the beach, be careful to... More 

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Thank klou124
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stayed in Saugatuck for a Girls Weekend in August 2016. Ventured over to Oval Beach one evening to catch the sunset. Amazing views, soft sand, not a lot of people at all. Definitely recommend stopping here at least once, even if you have to drive from downtown Saugatuck. It's worth it.

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Douglas, Michigan
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you still want to see a natural beach, the has been truly left alone to the elements of the environment, then Oval beach is such a place. Offering plenty of parking, places to cookout and enjoy the summer, plenty of sand with good public bathrooms. Even has a food court with some tasty treats and ice-cream. If you want... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is the best beach along the Lake Michigan shore until you get to Grand Haven. Beautifully groomed, wide, lots of room for everyone.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

What a great place to just relax and have fun. The beach was so clean and the water was amazing. Had a wonderful time.

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