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Washington Park

115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
+1 219-873-1506
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Awesome beach!!

Being from Michigan originally, I would take anyone to this beach and show off Lake Michigan. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michelle M
Awesome beach with great lighthouse

Beautiful beach access for a family beach day! Great lighthouse walk and access. Fish on the pier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Being from Michigan originally, I would take anyone to this beach and show off Lake Michigan. We met family from out of state here and they were very impressed. Clean, very large sandy area. Nice changing area with bathrooms. Long sidewalk area along water to...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach access for a family beach day! Great lighthouse walk and access. Fish on the pier or play on the playground. They have something for everyone! Oh and even have a zoo nearby.

Thank shay255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had business to transact so I met my client at Washington Park. The park is beautiful year round and parking is convenient. We enjoyed the fresh air and view of beautiful Lake Michigan. What a great place to meet for business or family picnic....More

1  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Even in the cold, a visit to the lakeshore and Washington Park is a must when visiting MC. The huge sandy beach and pier allow for great walks or exercise in a peaceful setting. It was in the upper 40's when we visited and we...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a great place for a nice beach and walk out to the Lighthouse Pier. Plenty of parking. Fireworks are always the week later after the 4th of July. Sit right on the beach. its usually the Saturday a week after the 4th weekend....More

1  Thank B C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great Zoo experience, Great views, Good food available. Wonderful walking paths and boating available.

Thank al598
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I love this beach! I wish they were a little stricter with littering and the loitering in weekends by many undesirables... but what can you do? Move down closer to condos... but at condonis part central. Park area is a bunch a trouble makers.

2  Thank Linette G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

On shore of Lake Michigan, my happy place! Love the sand and plenty of shore to walk. Life guards in some areas, for family swimmjng. But please read warnings and obey warnings signs, the waters can be dangerous. Amazing place to see sunset! There is...More

Thank parkersplantings
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Has all you could want, beach, splash park, playground, grills and across the street is the zoo which is very nice.

Thank Steve1943
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Every summer the family and I do a lot of camping. Michiana is one of our favorite camping destinations due to the proximity to Indy and to Lake Michigan. We found the beach at IN Dunes State Park/National Park to be rocky and dirty. We...More

Thank Rebecc S
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cutiepie11770
Does this have a handicap accessible ramp to get into the beach ?
27 May 2017|
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shelly0003
what are average temperatures in Michigan during june/july months?
20 March 2017|
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Response from B C | Reviewed this property |
High 70's sometimes in the 80's because of summer. However, the water temp is usually cold until August. Great beaches though. You will have a great time. There are sand dunes all along coast up through Michigan.
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JanRae22
Am planning a getaway this month for a few days. Wondered if Michigan City would be a nice place to visit in March?
9 March 2017|
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Response from Linette G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! If the weather is nice enough, which it has been, you can walk the pier or beach area. Dinning downtown is a thumbs up no matter which you choose. Be sure to check times some places have winter hours. The... More
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