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Southwest Region
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
SAUGATUCK DUNES STATE PARK
SAUGATUCK DUNES STATE PARK
2215 Ottawa Beach Rd
Saugatuck, Michigan   49453

Phone: 269-637-2788
A day-use park along a secluded strip of Lake Michigan shoreline, Saugatuck Dunes State Park offers 1,000 acres of land with 2.5 miles of shore line. In addition, the park has fresh water coastal dunes that are over 200 feet tall. The park's terrain varies from steep slopes to rolling hills. The park, located in Allegan County, is relatively undeveloped. The land for Saugatuck Dunes was acquired in 1971 from the Augustinian Order, who once used the buildings as a prison and a seminary.

The park's major attractions are the swimming beach and the 300-acre natural area, which contains a coastal dune system, as well as three endangered plant species. Nature enthusiasts, birdwatchers and hikers are the predominant day users.

Nearby Accommodations
J. Paules Fenn Inn - Fennville, MIBBs / Inns
Country Four Square built around 1900. All private bath, full gourmet breakfast 8-10AM, rooms have fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs, WiFi, Robes, Non-smoking, Pet Friendly. Discounts Monday-Thursday. AAA, AARP discounts always.
9 miles from park*


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Trails
Winding throughout the park, Saugatuck Dunes has 13 miles of sandy hiking trails. The southern portion of the park is mostly made up of the coastal dune natural area.

Trails in the park:

Saugatuck Dunes-North Trail - 2.5 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski

Saugatuck Dunes-Beach Trail - 2.5 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski

Saugatuck Dunes-Livingston Trail - 2.5 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski

Saugatuck Dunes-South Trail - 5.5 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski
Area Attractions
The major attractions are located in the Saugatuck community. There are a number of restaurants, shops, and art galleries located throughout the city of Saugatuck. Boaters and anglers can take advantage of the proximity of Lake Michigan's shoreline.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 8 For a day trip, this has it all by Susan
Beautiful forest in the ancient dunes. Quiet beach for picnics and swimming. Clean, lovely!
July 31


Area Campgrounds

Drew's Country Camping
12850 Ransom
Holland, MI
616-399-1886


Oak Grove Resort Campground
2011 Ottawa Beach Road
Holland, MI
616-399-9230


Dutch Treat Camping & Recreation
10300 Gordon
Zeeland, MI
616-772-4303


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Baymont Inn Suites - Dowagiac, MIHotels/Motels
The Baymont Inn and Suites of is pleased to provide our guests with exceptional service and quality amenities at an affordable price. With several fine dining restaurants nearby, you won't go hungry We are minutes away from Historic Downtown Dowagiac, Sister Lakes, and several premier golf courses.
Web Site: baymontinns.com/hotel/13520
50.1 miles from park*
Area Resources
The Kingsley House BB Inn - Fennville, MIContractors-General
Stunning Queen Anne Victorian on Michigan Historic Register. Wrap-around porch, 7 fireplaces, jacuzzi suites, full gourmet breakfast every morning. Minutes from Holland, Saugatuck and South Haven.
Web Site: kingsleyhouse.com
9.5 miles from park*
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Directions
Take Hwy 196 to Exit 41 heading W. 1/4 mile and take 64th street and then W. on 138 Ave. into the Park Entrance.

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Saugatuck Dunes State Park
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