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Pure Lake Michigan Beachline

I live just down the road from here so I have to admit bias in the review. If you want to see if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt P
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Family hiking in Hoffmaster State Park is best fun ever!

Recently the whole family gathered from Denver and New Orleans and hiked the cross country ski... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Muskegon, Michigan
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6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441-6129
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I live just down the road from here so I have to admit bias in the review. If you want to see if the most pristine shoreline on Lake Michigan this is your place. You can hike from here all the way down to Kitchel...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this campground. LOVE. That said, typically my family (my wife, younger kids, and myself) have gone during the week, but this year we made the mistake of going on a weekend. On Saturday, by Noon the beach was totally overrun by boaters and their...More

2  Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently the whole family gathered from Denver and New Orleans and hiked the cross country ski trails to the Lake MI beach. Dog on a leash, ages 6,12,30,40 and two 60 year olds enjoyed the cool quiet beauty of an hour hike.

Thank jackielindrup111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like woods and the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, this is the place for you. The visitors Center is very good with excellent educational displays on the dunes and ecology of the area. There are plenty of enjoyable trails to hike, as well,...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hike, swim, camp, picnic, or all three...a great place for a few hours, or a day, or a week or more. The Visitor Center is a great place to learn about dune ecology.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is such a gem. I used to camp here in college and enjoy the beach. This trip, we just used the day-use beach area. It was a bit crowded but if you just walk down the beach a bit, you can get a...More

Thank skigal79
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We love this beach! Today, we had 6 grandkids in tow and they all loved it. They run up and down the dunes (and will sleep well tonight) The beach isn't crowded like some of the other more popular ones nearby. It's clean. We had...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The day we visited Hoffmaster State Park, the rain fortunately held off, the waves were terrific, and the cloud formations were dramatic and impressive. While we didn't plan on swimming, our kids decided to do so anyway and had a great time! If you're bringing...More

Thank NicoleMaendel
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were in the area briefly and made a trip out to the beach at P.J. Hoffmaster. It was a great place to play! The waves that day were good, and I think they would be good most days as there is a great sandbar...More

Thank Pete4vol
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My husband and I luckily snagged the last open spot last weekend and took a Friday - Sunday trip to Hoffmaster State Park. The campground was quite large and very shaded, which was nice considering it was 95+ degrees. We stayed at site 242, close...More

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13 August 2018|
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Response from caroline s | Reviewed this property |
Did not stay long enough to check out wifi.
Pamela S
2 August 2018|
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, the only dog-friendly beach is the one further north at Kruse Park. Ranger Station could tell you for sure.
Cory B
5 June 2018|
Response from Ryan H | Reviewed this property |
I LOVE that you're asking this--super considerate. I just spend the weekend at PJ Hoffmaster with my fam and our beach experience was totally ruined because of boaters anchoring too close to shore (right where we and other... More