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P58 Duck Lake State Park
3560 Memorial Dr., North Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 744-3480
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 139 Acres
Duck Lake State Park is a secluded day-use park ideal for swimming, boating and fishing. A picnic pavilion also offers a perfect setting for group gatherings. The terrain is a mixture of open brush land to mature hardwood forest, with some pockets of open meadows mixed in. Take US-31 north of Muskegon to the Whitelake Drive exit, and go west on Whitelake Drive for a half mile. Go south on Whitehall Road two miles to Michilinda Road, and go west on Michilinda six miles.
Metal detecting is allowed in specific areas [map here] and any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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P59 Fort Custer Recreation Area
5163 W. Fort Custer Dr., Augusta, MI 49012
(269) 731-4200
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 3033 Acres
Fort Custer Recreation Area features 22 miles of hiking trails, four miles of mountain bike trails and 16 miles of bridle trails. Trails are open for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Rowboat, canoe and paddle boat rental is available. The park also rents three mini cabins and three rustic cabins, with one rustic cabin along the banks of the Kalamazoo River in addition to 219 mondern campground sites. The terrain is typical of southern Michigan farm country, with second growth forests and remnant areas of prairie. Prairie restoration is in progress with excellent results. The area features three lakes, the Kalamazoo River and an excellent trail system. I-94 to exit 92, North on Martin Luther King Highway four 4 miles to M-96. West five miles to park entrance.
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P60 Grand Haven State Park
1001 Harbor Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 847-1309
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 48 Acres
Grand Haven State Park attracts more than 1 million visitors each year to its half-mile sandy beach along Lake Michigan. The campground is close to Lake Michigan, the Grand River Channel and the lighthouse pier. The park also is adjacent to a boardwalk following the Grand River into Grand Haven. Take US-31 into Grand Haven and follow the "waterfront" signs. Go south at the waterfront to the park entrance.
Metal detecting is allowed in ALL AREAS of this park, but any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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P61 Grand Mere State Park
12032 Red Arrow Hwy., Sawyer, MI 49125
(269) 426-4013
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 985 Acres
Grand Mere State park is characterized by magnificent sand dunes, deep blowouts and one mile of Lake Michigan shoreline. Three inland lakes lie behind the dunes in the undeveloped natural area. Permits are required for duck blinds on Middle and South Lakes. No hunting with rifles or handguns. Boating access site/launch provides access to Middle Lake. There is a 4 mile hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country trail (ungroomed). Picnic shelter on first-come, first-served basis or by reservation at the park. Picnic tables and fire pits/grills Swimming. Take I-94 south of St. Joseph to exit 22. Go west a quarter mile to Thornton Drive, and go south on Thornton Drive a half mile.

Metal detecting is allowed in specific areas [map here] and any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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P64 P.J. Hoffmaster State Park
6585 Lake Harbor Rd., Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 798-3711
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 1100 Acres
Hoffmaster State Park has many attractions; two and a half miles of fine, sandy shoreline along Lake Michigan, towering sand dunes and a dune climb stairway leading to the top of a high dune overlook. The Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center offers programs, exhibits and hands-on displays that tell the story of Michigan's sand dunes. More than 10 miles of hiking trails. Take US-31 to the Pontaluna Road exit, and head west on Pontaluna Road two miles. US-31 to Pontaluna Rd. exit, go W. 3 miles to park entrance. Alt. Rte: Exit #4 I-96. Follow signs W. 6 miles to park entrance.
Metal detecting is allowed in specific areas [map here] and any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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P65 Holland State Park
Ottawa Beach Rd., Holland, MI 49424
616-399-9390
Motor Vehicle Permit Required
Apprx 142 Acres
Holland State Park (Ottawa Beach) offers an expansive, sandy beach along Lake Michigan, two large campgrounds and a beautiful view of sailboats and sunsets. The park is divided into two separate units; one along Lake Michigan and the other along Lake Macatawa. From westbound BR-196, take exit 55 and follow park signs to Ottawa Beach Road. From eastbound BR-196, take exit 44. From US 31 take Lakewood exit W. Then Douglas Rd. to Ottawa Beach Rd. The park is located eight miles west of Holland.

There is a playground, beach house with changing facilites (handicap access), swimming (check water quality on Lake Michigan and on Lake Macatawa), picnic area with tables and firepits/grills, and a picnic shelter on a first-come first served basis (or reserve at the park). While there is no boat launch access site wthin the park, access to Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan is located one mile east of the park. Westshore Concessions offers a range of food choices, beach items and souvenirs at the Beach House in the day use shelter from mid-May through mid-September from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Holland Harbor Lighthouse is nearby. MiWiFi provides wireless Internet access in the day-use area of this park. The access point is located near the concessions area and radiates about 150 feet from this location in all directions.

98 camping sites on Lake Michigan $29/$23 [Unit Map] and 211 camping sites on Lake Macatawa $25/$23 [Unit Map]

Metal detecting is allowed in specific areas [map here] and any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.

P67 Ionia Recreation Area
2880 David Hwy., Ionia, MI 48846
616-527-3750
Ionia Recreation Area has rolling hills, open meadows, forested ridges, a deep lake nestled in the hills and a river winding through woods and fields. 4,500 acres of flat to rolling terrain is a mixture of open field, mature hardwood forest, and pine plantations. Four miles of Grand River floodplain follow the river course on the north border of the park. Dammed waterfowl floodings and other wetlands dot the park. Wildflowers abound. Birding is excellent with more than 199 species identified by the Audubon Society. From I-96, take exit 64 and drive north three miles to the park entrance.
P73 Muskegon State Park
3560 Memorial Dr., North Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 744-3480
With more than two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and one mile on Muskegon Lake, Muskegon State Park provides the best of both Great Lakes and inland lake opportunities. The park has 12 miles of hiking trails, five miles of lighted cross-country ski trails with ski rental and one of only four luge runs in the country. The vast expanse of Great Lakes sand beach ranks among the most beautiful in the world. Forested dunes that join miles of Great Lakes shoreline reflect a significant resource that visitors enjoy each year. Take US-31 to the M-120 exit in North Muskegon, and follow signs to the park.
P74 Newaygo State Park
2793 Beech St., Newaygo, MI 49337
(231) 856-4452
For the rugged camper, Newaygo State Park offers 99 spacious and wooded rustic campsites and boating and swimming access to Hardy Dam Pond. Take US-131 to exit 125 and go west five miles to Beech Street. Go north on Beech Street.
P81 Saugatuck Dunes State Park
6611 138th Avenue, Saugatuck, MI 49453
(269) 637-2788
A day-use park along a secluded strip of Lake Michigan shoreline, Saugatuck Dunes State Park offers 14 miles of hiking and cross-country ski trails. The park's 800 acre natural area contains a coastal dune system, as well as three endangered plant species. From Saugatuck, take BR-31 to 65th Street and go north to 138th Avenue. Go west to the park.
P83 Silver Lake State Park
9679 W. State Park Rd., Mears, MI 49436
(231) 873-3083
Silver Lake State Park contains over 2,000 acres of "Sahara Desert-like" sand dunes that can be explored on foot or by vehicle. The park's 450-acre vehicle scramble area (separate from the pedestrian area with special rules) is the only dune area in Michigan allowing off-road vehicles. Other park highlights include the shaded campground on Silver Lake and Little Point Sable Lighthouse on the Lake Michigan beach. Follow signs west from US-31 at either the Hart or Shelby exit.
P85 Sleepy Hollow State Park
7835 Price Rd., Laingsburg, MI 48848
(517)- 651-6217
Sleepy Hollow State Park offers excellent fishing facilities by boat or on land from two fishing piers or the high banks. A modern campground with private, secluded sites is surrounded by 16 miles of hiking and biking trails and a quarter mile of sandy beach. Take US-27 north of Lansing 10 miles to Price Road, and go east seven miles.
P87 Van Buren State Park
23960 Ruggles Rd., South Haven, MI 49090
269-637-2788
Van Buren State Park is a 407-acre park with almost one mile of Lake Michigan frontage. The focal points of the park are its high dune formations and one mile of sandy beach. The park is six miles from the 34-mile Kal-Haven Trail State Park, which extends from South Haven to Kalamazoo. Take BR-196 south of South Haven to exit 13 and drive north five miles.
P88 Warren Dunes State Park
12032 Red Arrow Hwy., Sawyer, MI 49125
269-426-4013
Warren Dunes State Park has more than two miles of Great Lakes shoreline backdropped by spectacular sand dunes rising 240 feet above Lake Michigan. A variety of natural settings dominate the park, from rugged dune formations to winding streams to forest growth and wildflowers. 1,950 acres of recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan. The rugged dune formation rises 240 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views and excellent hang gliding. From I-94, take exit 16 at Bridgman. Go south on Red Arrow Highway two miles.
P89 Warren Woods State Park
12032 Red Arrow Hwy., Sawyer, MI 49125
269-426-4013
Two-thirds of Warren Woods Natural Area's 311 acres consist of a beech/maple climax forest. A quiet hiking trail crossing a suspended wooden foot bridge over the Galien River offers access to this undisturbed natural area. Take I-94 to exit 6, and drive two and a half miles east.
P92 Yankee Springs Recreation Area
2104 Gun Lake Rd., Middleville, MI 49333
269-795-9081
The glacial period left natural features at Yankee Springs Recreation Area like Devil's Soupbowls ("kettle-like" formations) and Graves Hill scenic overlook. More than 15 miles of hiking trails, eight miles of equestrian trails and 12 miles of mountain bike trails wind through the varying terrain. Winter facilities include 10 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and a snowmobiling area. From US-131, take exit 61. Go east on A-42 approximately eight miles to the park entrance.


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Facilities Legend

Facilities Legend for State Park Descriptions
Modern Campground Electricity, flush toilets, showers and sanitation station.
Rustic Campground Vault toilets and hand pump.
Equestrian Campground Vault toilets and hand pump, hitching posts for horses.
Organization Campground Vault toilets and hand pump, for organized groups (i.e. schools, church groups, scout troops).
Rustic Cabin Varies in size and accommodates from four to twenty-four people, includes bunk beds, fireplace, vault toilets.
Mini-Cabin Accommodates four people; includes bunk beds, electricity, table, located near showers and flush toilets.
Rent a Tent/Tepee Tent or replica American Indian tepee sleeps four, includes cots, located near showers and flush toilets.
Picnic Area Picnic tables and fire pits
Picnic Shelter Available on first-come, first-served basis or by reservation, contact the park.
Playground Variety of playground equipment for children.
Beach House Provides clothes changing area for swimming.
Concession or Store Provides food, drinks, snacks and supplies.
Boat Launch Access for boating and fishing.
Swimming Designated beaches.
Hunting In designated areas during hunting season; hunting license required.
Fishing During fishing seasons; fishing license required.
Snowmobiling In designated areas with at least 4" of snow on the ground.
Hiking On designated trails.
Horseback Riding On designated trails.
Cross-Country Skiing On designated trails.
Visitor Center Exhibits and audiovisual programs to orient visitors to Michigan's unique cultural and natural features.
Interpreter Program Park Interpreters and Adventure Rangers offer guided nature programs.

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