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Washington Park

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Address: 115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
Phone Number: +1 219-873-1506
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Nice city beach

Large beach area with a lighthouse and walkway along beach and marina area. There is a restaurant and lounge with an upper deck area located in the park itself (I think it is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
TomWilKal
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large beach area with a lighthouse and walkway along beach and marina area. There is a restaurant and lounge with an upper deck area located in the park itself (I think it is only open during the summer season). Great sunset views and when it is clear you can see the Chicago skyline across Lake Michigan. Be careful as it... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Once you are inside it's really nice. The beach area is really nice with the lighthouse. Fun to watch the boats come and go. Downside is you have a huge power plant towering over it all. And avoid the zoo, it's the worst zoo I've ever been to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Easy access beach. Zoo. Had to pay extra for that. Lighthouse nice to walk to. Clean beaches but Bathrooms icky.

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Thank samantha b
Michigan City, Indiana, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fantastic Beach!!! Lake swimming is wonderful in good weather! Sun block is a must and careful attention to lifeguard instructions, rip currents and good water safety habits are intelligent! ENJOY SAFELY!!

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Lexington, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It's Indiana! Never would have thought I could have gotten beaches such as this here. We fished on the pier and swam for hours. The water is really clear and clean.

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Sanders, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Drove over to Michigan City from Joliet. I have been before, but my mother never had. Just as pleased this visit, as I was with my last. I'm sure with it being the "off season", the park wasn't charging their normal parking fee. The park was very clean and well maintained. The beach was beautiful. The amenities were well cared... More 

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Hebron, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I did so enjoy taking time out of my visit with my family to walk around Washington park & see a lot of people from town this is an enjoyable time for me

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

For sure worth stopping by for a good view of the Lake . Be sure to stop at shoreline Brewery near by

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Thank Michael A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse and beach on the lake was nice. I wasn't too impressed as I just came back from the UP.😎 This could be a nice place if: 1. People walking dogs would bend down and pick up after them... Next time you are going take shoes you won't mind getting in dog poo.💩

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Thank Terry C
Richmond, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Used to live here, visit with my kids every few years. Had a very nice picnic lunch in the park before hitting the zoo and then the beach. Fantastic gem of a park and the people who live here are so lucky to have it!

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