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Kirk Park

9791 Lakeshore Dr, West Olive, MI 49460-8107
+1 616-738-4810
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Fantastic

We went to the south side dog area! It was super clean, quiet and other dog families were fun and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Nike hiking trails

Nice County Park with lots of winding trails, stairways and beach access. You can make a long... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
duncan12424
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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“nice dog” (3 reviews)
“dog beach” (14 reviews)
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9791 Lakeshore Dr, West Olive, MI 49460-8107
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+1 616-738-4810
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"nice dog"
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"beautiful area"
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"dog beach"
in 14 reviews
"trash cans"
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"beach area"
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"great beach"
in 4 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 6 reviews
"entry fee"
in 2 reviews
"off leash"
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"picnic tables"
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"golden retriever"
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"friendly dogs"
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"dog area"
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"grand haven"
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"poo"
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"ottawa"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the south side dog area! It was super clean, quiet and other dog families were fun and respectful. The walk to the beach area was maybe 1/4 mile of clean beauty! Poo bags were provided and lots of trash cans for a...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice County Park with lots of winding trails, stairways and beach access. You can make a long challenging walk or a relatively simple walk through the sand dunes and out to Lake Michigan. Nice views and trails. Dogs are allowed on leash on the trails...More

Thank duncan12424
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome Dog Beach! Lots of room for swimming and playtime. It has rest rooms and vending machines, plenty of parking

Thank Angela W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Love crowds? Love garbage everywhere? Love waiting to get in? Just go somewhere else. I don't even walk my little dog there cuz its filthy. Too many people from Holland come to this park. They really should cap how many come in, & hire someone...More

Thank LuvsManly
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing place to get a hike/walk in. The views are amazing and the lake is absolutely beautiful. A great place to see some amazing sunsets for sure.

Thank Eric R
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Not many dog beaches available these days. Kirk Park definitely fills the bill. Beautiful area, with plenty of parking. A bit of a hike to the actual beach area, but it's all part of the experience. Best to bring a towel and something refreshing for...More

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The off leash dog beach is simply a must-do for dog owners. Kirk Park does a nominal fee but there is ample parking and bathrooms at the entrance. Picnic tables are available and even a few vending machines. There's a wash the sand off shower...More

Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place is by far the best beach in Ottawa County. It's very clean, wide, and almost never crowded.

Thank Micah L
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I read about this gem and had to see the off leash dog friendly beach! It was so awesome! Nice .25 mile trail to the beach and then the wooden steps down to Lake Michigan, where many dogs roamed, romped and felt the freedom of...More

1  Thank lvgal61
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I stumbled upon this gem of a place by trying to find some hiking/adventure around Holland while renting a place in town. My husband and I first tried Holland State Park, and when we realized it really wasn't the hiking/great beach state park we anticipated...More

1  Thank DomoG84
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Teachgirl6
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Response from S A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The designated dog area is marked and past that point no animals are allowed. During my visit it seemed as if people respected the separate beach area. There are many miles of beach and trails to explore in the area!
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