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Address: South State Avenue & East Campbell Street, Alpena, MI
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Nice little park!

If you want a nice park that has a sandy beach that isn't over crowded this is the place! Small but clean and very shady!

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Sherry G
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you want a nice park that has a sandy beach that isn't over crowded this is the place! Small but clean and very shady!

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Alpena, Michigan
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

I grew up swimming at this beach almost daily. Although it is one of the smaller beaches in town, it is my favorite. It has picnic facilities, a beautiful grassy are with shade trees, and a sandy beach. A great place to meet with family & friends to enjoy Lake Huron.

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Alpena, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Thompson Park was the second park of my childhood. Closest to town was Bay View, in the shade & easily accessible when you are a kid and walking from home. Next came Thompson Park. Probably 2 lots wide, but goes from State Street aka US23 S, to the shore. Mostly grass, Nice sandy beach & nice for going into the... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

This is my kind of town when you have a park named after you!!! It was in September of 1964 when I came to Alpena as a serviceman in the Air Force! Here was this nice bathing park right off the main route of US 23 on the shores of Lake Huron at Thunder Bay almost in the middle of... More 

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