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Beach Information

Ottawa Beach and State Park: Ottawa Beach Road

This 142 acre site is one of Michigans most poular. The facility includes Restrooms, Parking, Camping, Picnic area with benches, Picnic Tables, Grills, Playground Equipment, Volleyball/Badminton, Scenic Walkway, River/Lake Frontage, and pier.

The park is located on Holland North Pier, just a stones throw from Eldean Shipyard, however, to drive or bike, you'll have to go around the entire Lake Macatawa. It is possible to ancor at Ottawa beach, just stay outside the swim bouys.

Would you like More Information, check the Park Township Website or call the Township office: (616) 399-4520

Laketown Township Beach and Dunes: 6710 142nd Avenue

Climb the steps at Laketown Beach, and see a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. The stairway, leading up and over the dune, helps protect the fragile dune environment while affording visitors access to the lake. This is one of the largest Dunes in our area. For preservation it has been covered in Dune Grass and visitors are no longer allowed to climb the dune's face. The area offers a great dune atmospher and beach that is seldom crowded. If you go by boat, it is about halfway between the Holland and Saugatuck piers. On the weekend, you will see boats anchored in front.

Biking or Driving from the Shipyard, turn onto 32nd Street. After the curve, turn right onto 66th street. Continue South on 66th St. for about 3 miles. After the curvy section of road where you pass a lake on the East side, you will turn right (West) at 142nd Street. This road will end at the dune.

Would you like More Information, check the Laketown Township Web Site or call the Township office: 616.335.3050

Saugatuck Dunes State Park: 138th Avenue

This park offers hiking trails to Lake Michigan, bird-watching, picnic area, swimming, and cross-country skiing. The walk to the beach is a bit farther, but its a beautiful walk the entire way.

Located at the end of 138th Avenue, adjacent to the Saugutuck Dunes State Park (at 6602 138th Avenue) Shore Acres Township Park features basketball courts and a soccer field. The BMX track sits on the top of the hill the Saugatuck Dunes Correctional facility (formerly a prep school for the St. Augustine seminary) occupied.

Would you like More Information, check the Laketown Township Web Site or call the Township office: 616.335.3050


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