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Rosy Mound Natural Area

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Rather Rosy Monuds area is an awesome walk out to the beach. It is never that crowded and it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike S
Grand Haven, Michigan
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great workout area with incredible views

I love this place for a good workout but bummed that dogs are not allowed and separate county fee... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grand Haven, Michigan
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  • Average2%
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“county park”(8 reviews)
“beach access”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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13925 Lakeshore Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-8917
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What used to be a sand mine has been converted to public use and they’ve done a a wonderful job doing so! This property offers a beautiful beach on the shore of Lake Michigan. Wooden walkways protect the dune environment and make the going easier...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rather Rosy Monuds area is an awesome walk out to the beach. It is never that crowded and it is a great trail to get some stair climbing in. We try to get out there every year’

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place for a good workout but bummed that dogs are not allowed and separate county fee required to park ( no fee in winter). The restrooms are always clean and there is a good drinking fountain right next to the parking lot,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kimbaree
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

To be fair, it is a good hike of ~1.5 miles with a lot of stairs - probably 15 flights each way as you go up and over the dunes between the parking area and Lake Michigan. The reward is an incredible view of Lake...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joey48009
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful views of Lake Michigan, educational stops to learn about sand dune formations, peace and quiet.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cgmgray
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My review is specific to the beach, there are other trails here that we didn't use. We didn't want to go to the state park beach in an effort to avoid the crowds. The beach at Rosy is beautiful, but narrow, maybe 20 to 30...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank tsalvati35
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We had 6 kids here from 4 to 17. All loved this park and didn't want to leave. Not crowded and has restrooms. Bring beach towels, sunscreen, bug spray, and picnic basket.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank KatyM1669
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is a nice hiking trail that wouldn't be considered extremely rigorous but it is beautiful. There are different pathways you may choose to make your hike as long (or as short) as you like. There are some stairs provided in order to protect the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DaHorns
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were in town for a family reunion and the only activity we did was a morning hike here. Our brother had researched/explored the area prior to it becoming a park so he had a lot of stories to tell. He told us we'd be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deenjil
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This trail is soo Beautiful and has several areas you can rest and sit down on benches. It is for people who are in shape and can do a lot of steps at varied heights and sizes. Great park with beautiful landscapes and bring your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CSS123_13
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