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Ludington State Park

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Address: 8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
Phone Number: +1 231-843-2423
08:00 - 16:30
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Seriously the best state park I have visited in Michigan

This park is great anytime of year. Swim area, many trails, my favorite is the seven island trail. You cross bridges as the trail winds out and about Hamlin lake. There are birds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cynthia M
Ludington, Michigan, United States
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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park is great anytime of year. Swim area, many trails, my favorite is the seven island trail. You cross bridges as the trail winds out and about Hamlin lake. There are birds, wild blueberries( in season) squirrels, deer, turtles, fish, benches for relaxing n viewing. There is a concession stand at Hamlin lake beach area, also kayak and paddle... More 

Thank Cynthia M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the nicest state parks I have ever been in. It is well marked and has tons of camping sites and hikes. There is a warming hut and restrooms. We hiked the easy 1.8 miles out to the lighthouse taking a detour via the old ship ruins and onto the beach. It was well worth the hike.

Thank John D
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place for a few moments while we were in Luddington. Good walking trails with interesting scenery.

Thank RickMIusa
Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach could not be any more beautiful and the dunes could not be any more of a workout climbing all of the way to the lighthouse but the hiking was also a great afternoon to work off the ice-cream from the night before! The trails allow for you to head back at different locations or you can take the... More 

Thank Michelle K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for families of all ages. Hiking, picnics near the water, fishing, and boating. There is a fantastic pizza place close by so you could grab a pizza and eat it there or take the pizza with you and eat it at the dam or walk out to the Lighthouse and take a tour. The park has all kinds... More 

Thank lloyds874
Harrison Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Definitely a great place to visit. In late October a lot was closed. Very difficult to find a trail map or any information on where to go or what to see. But, would definitely return.

Thank Brian P
Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We didn't have time to really get around the Park. We did drive up to the damn and it was very nice. Overall the park looked well maintained. Real nice hiking and biking trails.

Thank Woody451
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Love the place ,my friends and I have a great time hike about 8 miles.. the park and camping ground has many amenities.,

Thank Kernsbabe
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit on a beautiful day! Quiet, free, waves, gulls, lots of sand dunes, peaceful---deserted in October. Easy to get to but not many parking places---mostly pull overs. A very lovely and scenic place!!!

Thank Calmac3
Jonesville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, 3 campgrounds with a lot of flat spots. The first campground had paved 50amp pull through sites.

Thank Todd S

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