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Tawas Point State Park

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Beautiful scenery....great beach....lots of places to picnic...well maintained...lighthouse is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clarkston, Michigan
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Relaxing at the lake

A good beach for a relaxing swim or just sitting in the sun and enjoying the views. Has a pavilion... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
West Branch, Michigan
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686 Tawas Beach Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730-9502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the lighthouse, but had to pay the exorbitant entrance fee to the park. Coming from a state where you do not have to pay to enter a state park, only for a campsite or other special activity such as golf or zip...More

Thank jmc1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery....great beach....lots of places to picnic...well maintained...lighthouse is beautiful...camping area is very nice and would love to camp there sometime

Thank Sun467Shine
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A good beach for a relaxing swim or just sitting in the sun and enjoying the views. Has a pavilion with picnic tables and very easy access to area restaurants for a place to eat, or if you prefer the beach has it's own picnic...More

Thank marqc2
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a wonderful beech where you can meditate, exercise, and just enjoy the great outdoors. To watch the waves, observe the sea gulls, and the beautiful surroundings is a wonderful way to experience mother nature.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This beach offers a playground for children, a pavilion for large gatherings, and even a taco shed for a quick bite to eat. There are picnic areas with grills if you like to cook for yourself. If you take the time to walk down the...More

Thank LyfeLine
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a perfect park if you have one of those big-box RV's or trailers. Large open spaces and not a lot of trees. It's a little bit of a hike to the beach, but the beach is really nice. Pretty hiking trail around the...More

Thank MrsDMJdetroit
Reviewed 14 August 2018

just a well kept beautiful beach Pure Michigan. Concession stand clean sandy beach lots of wild life to see walking the paths

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Pros: 1: Best beach on the Sunrise Side (You ARE swimming in Lake Huron, not Tawas Bay so it IS colder and you are EXTREMELY well advised to stick to the designated swimming areas, the Great Lakes are notorious for rip currents, but it’s so...More

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Made reservations for this park because of the tv programs. Tawas city itself was great. I was charged a $9 US for a park access fee, besides my tiny campsite, that made my disappointing camping experience, cost me almost $70 Canadian. I complained, but they...More

Thank Al G
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very well kept. Tom does a great job of taking care of his campers. Perfect location to beach and downtown shopping.

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23 May 2018|
Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
Some campsites are right on the water, meaning the back of your lot is on the sandy beach. There is lots of beach(sandy) around Tawas Point and so you can just walk your kayak out to the beach and launch. Because this is a... More