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Holland State Park Beach

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Nice beach and cute area

We camped at the campground nearby and walked to the beach. The beach is nice and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois

Reviewed this beach last year when we just walked around, sat on benches and enjoyed the view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, West end of Ottawa Beach Road, Holland, MI 49424-2344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at the campground nearby and walked to the beach. The beach is nice and the surrounding area is very cute. The ice cream shop on the way is very big and has buzzers for your ice cream!

Thank AlexG8328
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reviewed this beach last year when we just walked around, sat on benches and enjoyed the view. This year we visited with all our beach gear and trekked on down close to the water, found a nice spot - with a view of the Big...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pleasant atmosphere. Great for the family. Everyone cleans up after themselves. Very scenic with the boats. Great place for the family. Great sandcastles.

Thank windycitygirl2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holland State Park is the absolute best!! From views of our famous "Big Red" lighthouse, which is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the State of Michigan, to our sandy beaches, it is a trip worth taking!! I grew up and live in Holland,...More

Thank ScottB3321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is the place for people of all ages and abilities. There are cement walkways that you can take a wheelchair all the way to the shore. There is a very nice building, housing lockers, showers, restrooms, a good burger and hot dog stand,...More

Thank foodie47states
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived to the beach not many people were there the weather was stormy. The kids had fun watching the storm roll in.

Thank andrewbeltran90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even a cold windy rainy this is worth a visit, walk through the sand, walk out as far as you can. Yes, we would have taken the dune buggy ride.

Thank Mkl1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting here was almost as good as going to a "real" beach. Who am I kidding, it was just as good, and there were no large waves to deal with.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grew up here, and now that we live 1200 miles away, I need to see the beach each time I return. Beautiful beach at any time of year.

Thank Roadqueen72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Pineloop, I don’t think the beach sites were that nice, more like a parking lot of RVs. Pineloop was really nice, bathrooms are brand new. The area is very nice too, looking forward to coming back with our son.

Thank aut22ba
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16 August 2018|
Response from Salvador V | Reviewed this property |
Macatawa lake is right in front of Holland state park and probably 30 mins tomorrow lake Michigan. They are both beautiful but macatawa lake is less busy if you find the right spot.
11 August 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you actually want to touch the lighthouse. If you visit Holland State Park, you can see the lighthouse from across the channel that leads from Lake Macatawa to Lake Michigan. Very short walk from the parking lot... More
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31 July 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
There are boat rentals on Lake Macatawa close by to the State Park. Kayaks, SUP boards, sea-doos, and motor boats are all for rent close by.