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Great views!

Great view. A little hard to find a place to park but once we figured that out had a great walk up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susie S
via mobile
Saturday Morning

We made it to the top. 236 steps, but we did it. We had to stop several times along the way, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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All reviews worth the climb lake macatawa great exercise holland state park beautiful view trail head public parking hiking trails are take your time general store stair climb parking is limited nice hike red light flights of stairs lake mi sand dunes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view. A little hard to find a place to park but once we figured that out had a great walk up the 239 steps! Worth the trip.

Thank Susie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made it to the top. 236 steps, but we did it. We had to stop several times along the way, and there are benches to relax. Great view from the top.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 7 September 2018

If you like to climb steps, this is your place! The steps are well maintained and several benches to rest on during the climb. The view from the top is totally worth it. You overlook Lake Michigan and Big Red lighthouse on one side and...More

Thank groneveltj
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little climb to help fill time. The climb really isn’t that bad, even a few benches along the way. We made our climb when it was almost 90 degrees, but with the shade along the way, and the nice breeze towards...More

3  Thank RK2004
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a great place to walk and to see the Big Red Lighthouse and lake. The 230 steps aren't too bad. The surrounding town is also nice and there are more walking paths.

2  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The entrance was a bit tricky to find because our GPS too us to the camp ground next door. It's literally right there but coming out to find some public parking we looked right past it. The boardwalk is nice, there are a ton of...More

5  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I got here and saw how many steps there were. I knew I could do it and I did. It was worth it. The view was beautiful at the very top. Be determined to keep going. You have the view of the big red lighthouse,...More

2  Thank Kristina H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The view at the top is beautiful! I was worried about the climb up the stairs, but it isn't that bad. There are places to stop along the way. There is free limited parking just down the street; you could even walk there from the...More

1  Thank umrbs91
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must stop if you are out by Holland State Park. A short hike followed by several flights of stairs, ends with two outlooks over Lake Michigan and Holland State Park to the west, and to the east a beautiful view down Lake...More

2  Thank GregoryZ32
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I've been living here for about a decade and I have yet to explore what this area truly has to offer. The beach is nice but sometimes its a fight to get out there to get a spot to park. Thankfully, this is an option...More

3  Thank Leigh B
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Dana W
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Response from groneveltj | Reviewed this property |
No, dogs are not allowed.
Britnie F
28 June 2018|
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Response from geneb517 | Reviewed this property |
I'm 67 and I usually take a break or two on the way up and you can still do the climb in about 10 minutes.
27 April 2018|
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Response from davekop | Reviewed this property |
Climbing the stairs at Mt. Pisgah is great for kids. There are benches on landings along the way, but my experience is that the kids do better climbing about 200 steps than the adults do.