Campers are invited to decorate their bikes, strollers, scooters and wagons to join in on a fun parade around the campground. Did you forget your decorations. Don't worry, we have some.
While there are no established trails, the park is open during winter months for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking.
Although the park is closed in the winter, foot traffic to view the shoreline ice, lighthouse pier and sunsets is encouraged.
The world's largest Musical Fountain is located nearby, with nightly performances through the summer months. The Harbor Trolley travels throughout the Tri-Cities area and is a fun way to get to the various shops and restaurants in the area. From the last weekend in July through the first full weekend in August, the Coast Guard Festival is held. For festival information phone: 616-846-5940. The Gillette Visitor Center, located at P. J. Hoffmaster State Park, is a twelve mile drive from Grand Haven.
Metal Detecting Areas:
Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statues. The entire park is open to this activity, however, any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
Wireless Internet Access:
MiWiFi provides wireless Internet access in the day-use area of this park. The access point is located near the concessions area and radiates about 150 feet from this location in all directions.
US-31 to Franklin St. Head West to Harbor Ave. Left. 1 mile from park entrance. (Park Signage directs path from US-31).