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Ellwood A. Mattson Lower Harbor Park

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Nice respite close to downtown

We decided to stop at the park to check out the harbor & take a brief walk. Good amount of green... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Gail S
via mobile
Great little park

Great little water front park in Marquette, Great play ground with lots grass and parking, if no... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Robert M
Gwinn, Michigan
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11 Jul 2018
“Nice respite close to downtown ”
19 Mar 2018
“Great little park”
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop at the park to check out the harbor & take a brief walk. Good amount of green space to enjoy, easy parking, nice playground area for kids, ice cream shop, indoor restrooms, and walking path by the lake. We marveled at...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Great little water front park in Marquette, Great play ground with lots grass and parking, if no activities are going on.Right beside an active dock and the lower harbor marina is on the other side of the parking lot. Lots of very popular activeties happen...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Take the family too this place .we walked the beach threw rocks .got wet loved the time here..Take pictures leave memories.

Thank deannan141
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Excellent lakefront park near our city marina lots of green space for whatever you want and trails around park that connect to city. Playground for family with kids, no beach nearby if its hot but some people jump off the wall near the lake. During...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We did not check out the whole park, just the playground. My 8 year old daughter loved it. She spied it earlier in the day when we were driving around, and so, we promised to go there later that day. Good chance for her to...More

Thank kateben05
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A nice spot on a warm day to take a dip in Lake Superior. Beach was ok, but not as clean as other beaches on the lake. Some vintage playground equipment for the kids give the park a old fashioned feel. Lifeguards on duty make...More

Thank Travel0ver999
Reviewed 19 July 2017

enjoyed "big city" class fireworks, bands and food from local vendors. Also a few local breweries. Can rollerblade on trails or ride biks.

Thank Occasional T
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Now, granted, I visited the park on a January day when it was covered in snow and the temp was lingering around zero--so I didn't get out of the car and walk around / linger too long. That said, it looks like a very nice...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I love going down to this park! It's wonderful for the family or to just walk around. The water is calming and you can take a walk on the break wall. Also, a nice treat is the ice cream store for some refreshing ice cream!...More

1  Thank komediankat
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Mattson Park is the perfect base camp for your initial adventure to Marquette. From there great restaurants are just a walk away. And if you are traveling by bike, it's a quick jaunt out to Presque Isle or McCarty's cove beach and the Coast Guard...More

1  Thank Snowfri
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