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Keweenaw Peninsula

  • Baraga State Park in Baraga. Lake Superior beach with gray sand from iron traces.
  • Chassell Centennial Park in Chassell. On Portage Waterway, warmer than Superior.
  • Hunter's Point, Agate Beach & Copper Harbor marina in Copper Harbor
  • L'Anse Township Park in L'Anse
  • Lake Manganese and Manganese Falls near Copper Harbor. Best swimming near Keweenaw's tip.
  • M-26 from Eagle River to Eagle Harbor in Eagle River. Great Sand Bay of Lake Superior.
  • McLain State Park in Hancock. Lake Superior beach and pier.
  • Scenic South Shore drive from Lac la Belle to Gay. Two small parks on Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay.
  • Twin Lakes State Park in Twin Lakes. Warm inland lake on Keweenaw Peninsula.

    Porcupine Mountains & Ontonagon

  • Ontonagon Township Park in Ontonagon. Beautiful Lake Superior beach and lakeside walk.
  • Union Bay in Porcupine Mountains State Park. Lake Superior beach near large campground.

    Gogebic Range

  • Little Girl's Point and vicinity in Ironwood. Lake Superior beach.

    Watersmeet area

  • Clark Lake/Ottawa National Forest near Watersmeet. Sand beach adjacent to Sylvania Wilderness Area.
  • Sylvania Wilderness Area/Ottawa National Forest near Watersmeet. Many motor-free lakes and sand beaches.

    Iron Mountain-Iron River area

  • Bewabic State Park near Crystal Falls.
  • Lake Antoine County Park in Iron Mountain
  • Pentoga Park near Iron River. Busy inland lake.
  • Runkle Lake Park and Recreation Complex near Crystal Falls


    Escanaba & Manistique

  • Fox Park in M-35 along the Green Bay shore.
  • Fuller Park in M-35 along the Green Bay shore,
  • Henes Park in Menominee and Marinette
  • Kleinke Park near Cedar River on Lake Michigan's Green Bay
  • Ludington Park in Escanaba. Lake Michigan
  • Red Arrow Park in Menominee and Marinette. Beaches on Lake Michigan and bay.
  • Wells State Park near Cedar River. Extensive beach and natural area on Lake Michigan's Green Bay.

    Manistique & Garden Peninsula

  • Fayette State Historic Park in Garden Peninsula. Beautiful Lake Michigan beach.
  • Indian Lake State Park in Thompson. Inland lake near Lake Michigan.
  • Nahma Boat Launch on Nahma Peninsula. Small Lake Michigan beach.
  • Portage Bay Beach and Ninga Aki Pathway/POI#Lake Superior# State Forest# in Garden Peninsula. Lake Michigan beach is out of the way and worth it.
  • Roger's Beach in Manistique. Lake Michigan beach.

    Marquette Range

  • Big Bay Harbor and beach in Big Bay
  • Lake Independence and Perkins County Park in Big Bay
  • Van Riper State Park near Champion. On Lake Michigamme.

    Pictured Rocks, Munising & Au Train

  • Mather Beach on Grand Island. Lake Superior.
  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising. Beaches near Miner's Castle and Chapel Falls.
  • Trout Bay on Grand Island.
  • Twelvemile Beach & White Birch Trail near Grand Marais. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior.
  • Williams Landing/ Murray Bay Area on Grand Island. Protected Lake Superior beach an easy walk from ferry.

    Tahquamenon & Seney, Grand Marais & Whitefish Point

  • Agate Beach in Grand Marais
  • Grand Sable Bank & Dunes in Grand Marais. Lake Superior shore in Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore.
  • Harbor entrance, range lights, pier & beach in Grand Marais.
  • Lake Superior Campground beach in Deer Park
  • Tahquamenon Whitefish Bay Picnic Area near Paradise.
    Sault Ste. Marie

  • Bay View Beach and Campground near Bay Mills
  • Big Pine Picnic Area near Bay Mills. Exceptional Lake Superior beach in Hiawatha National Forest.

    Les Cheneaux, Drummond I.,& St. Marys River

  • Bailey Roadside Park near De Tour Village
  • Big Shoal Township Beach in Drummond Island
  • Caribou Lake beach near De Tour Village
  • DeTour beach, picnic and cross-country ski area near DeTour Village. Lake Huron beach & prime natural area.
  • Search Bay and St. Martin Hiking & Ski Trail near Hessel. Search Bay beach# on northern Lake Huron.

    St. Ignace & U.S. 2

  • Cut River Bridge & picnic area near Epoufette. Lake Michigan beach reached by long stairs.
  • Lake Michigan beach & picnic area near Brevort
  • Lake Michigan beach from Pointe aux Chenes to Brevort/ Hiawatha National Forest near Brevort
  • Marsh Lake Pathway & Big Knob beach near Naubinway. Secluded natural area on Lake Michigan.
    Monocle Lake
    Monocle Lake

  • Monocle Lake in Bay Mills. Warm inland lake near Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay.
  • Scott Point in Naubinway. Remote Lake Michigan beach and natural area.
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