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Lake Michigan Beach Park

Lake Michigan Drive, Empire, MI 49630
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Beautiful Views of Lake Michigan and the Dunes

Stopped on a windy day and it was awesome. Great views. Nice beach. Lighthouse monument. Bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Bob E
,
Ada, Michigan
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Decent clean, small beach.

This is a clean, small beach about a block from the main part of Empire. A GREAT place to see... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
jimkimble
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Holland, Ohio
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
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Lake Michigan Drive, Empire, MI 49630
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on a windy day and it was awesome. Great views. Nice beach. Lighthouse monument. Bathrooms and parking. All good.

Thank Bob E
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a clean, small beach about a block from the main part of Empire. A GREAT place to see sunsets and frequented all three nights we were there by locals and visitors.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Beach on one side, lake on the other! Two playgrounds. Pay to park $1/hr. Vault toilets. Quiet beach, clear water!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We found this one by accident. Excellent beach to walk. Playground areas for the kids. Sand volleyball court. Boat launch ramp. Parking is $1 per hour after 10 AM. We would always include this stop on any return trip.

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The beach was great. Tons of bathrooms, a play area for kids, grills, beautiful and clean beach. The water is so clear too! There are also fire pits set up on the beach for anyone to use! Great place for family and friends to hang...More

Thank Amber B
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here and walked the beach. You had to pay to park. There was plenty of people milling about. But not too busy. Looked like there were some rental kayaks available. Beautiful views from here.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful beach, the great upside is crossing the street and going to South Bar lake if it gets too windy. Parking may be a little difficult during high season but there is a free parking lot in Empire (short walk). Don't miss it!

Thank cairom2013
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Was at the park over the 4th, busy but as always well staffed. We got there a little late and had to park in the overflow area, nice little walk and we were set up for over 3 hours of time in the sun. This...More

Thank Bryan P
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

We enjoyed the public beach at Empire. Not too many rocks, enough to make it fun to search all the different types. One of our sons took surfing lessons off the beach from Ella with Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak. The youngest enjoyed splashing and...More

Thank Kelli C
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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

great beach and super clean. lots of families with kids so family friendly. parking was easy and restrooms were clean. beach had firepits for use.

Thank terrile5
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Alaiedon
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