Visit Us - Grand haven Beaches

Grand Haven is home to some of the most beautiful beaches along the Lake Michigan Shoreline.

Grand Haven state Park

This is a 48-acre park with the beautiful sandy shore of Lake Michigan along the west side and the Grand River along the north side. The park consists entirely of beach sand and provides scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse.

Grand Haven City Beach

The Grand Haven City Beach is nestled between The Noto’s At The Bilmar, a beachfront restaurant, and Grand Haven State Park beach on Harbor Drive. Limited free parking is available. Restrooms available. No fees or passes required. This sandy large beach front is perfect for families and dog lovers ( see below for details)

Dog Policy
Dogs are allowed on-leash before 11am and after 5pm Memorial Day through Labor Day. Before Memorial day and after Labor Day, dogs are permitted on-leash at all times. Off-leash dogs are not permitted.

Kirk Park

Stretching along Lake Michigan’s shoreline for over 1/3 mile, this park boasts 68 acres of sandy beach, high bluffs and wooded dunes. Nature trails with wooden stairways wind through the wooded dunes, offering spectacular views of Lake Michigan. A paved path leads to a deck overlooking the beach and Lake Michigan. This is a popular park for swimming, sunbathing, picnicking and cross country skiing.

Sometimes you just have to go with the waves

More to do in Grand Haven

Social District

Grand Haven Main Street Social District Hours are daily from 11:00am to 11:00pm, Monday through Sunday.

As part of the Social District patrons ages 21 and older are able to purchase an alcoholic beverage from a participating establishment and consume it outdoors on the sidewalk within the commons area.

Splash Pad

Community fountain located between the Municipal Marina parking lot and Chinook Pier that children can play in during the warmer months.

The fountain is activated by motion sensors and powered by a solar panel.

The Splash Pad was made possible through fundraising through the Grand Haven Rotary and donations from the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and community.

Pontoon Boat Rentals

Grand Haven Boat Rental

Grand Haven is THE vacation destination for West Michigan!  Explore it by water and you will know why!

Grand Haven Water Sports

Jet Ski Rentals

Downtown Shopping

An assortment of shops, galleries and markets make up the walkable downtown districts of the Grand Haven Area. Window-shop and search out that unique antique, one-of-a-kind sweater, memorable memento or water sport accessory. Enjoy the small-town feel of each establishment, and don’t forget to engage store owners and staff — they’re friendly, well-versed and ready to help.
Washington Ave – Grand Haven, MI