Ludington’s North Breakwater Light is the number one lighthouse to see in Michigan! Take a trip along the breakwater path to see it up close!
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Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting your biking journey, Ludington is a great spot for both!
Memorial Tree Park
If it’s your first time taking to the trails, check out Memorial Tree Park — a great beginners trail that runs just under a mile.
For those who are more advanced, explore more than three miles of mountain bike trails in Cartier Park. This trail offers both a trail ride and a paved path for easier, smooth riding with family and friends. This trail also connects through to Memorial Tree Park.
Another beginners trail that is single-track, The Ludington School Forest trail was built by the local Shoreline Cycling Club and offers a shore, fun ride for the entire family!
The Coast Loop
This loop begins and ends at Stearns Park Beach and takes riders on paved roads, forest trails, and more. Save this loop for the more advanced riders as conditions and elevations do fluctuate. This loop, as a whole, is as long as 98 miles!
The Ludington State Park
The Ludington State Park provides a beautiful ride as you take in forests, sand, rivers and Lake Michigan. This route in its entirety is 15 miles, but allows beginners to enjoy the ride.
A route for more intermediate riders, South Lakeshore begins and ends on Ludington Avenue — taking you out to Pentwater and back. Riders will pass by the Pump Storage Overlook and ride up to 41 miles during this trip.
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It rises and sets every single day, and nothing is more breathtaking than our spectacular sunsets over Lake Michigan.
In addition to thousands of book titles, the Mason County District Library’s Ludington and Scottville branches provide many free programs.
Both beginners and experienced cyclists will enjoy the variety of trails available to explore in Ludington!
The Hamlin Lake Beach within the Ludington State Park is fun for the whole family! With a dedicated, weed-free swimming area and more!
There are many places for anglers to try their luck, and Ludington has such a great variety of fish. The area also has great charter captains.
The Barn Quilt Trail, highlighting the lost art of barn decor, is one of four trails that comprise the Mason County Cultural Trails.
Step back in the past and learn about Ludington’s rich maritime history at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum.
The three accessible walkways installed at Stearns Park Beach in Ludington allow everyone to make their way to the water and sand.
Just blocks from the beach is the heart of downtown Ludington, where you can shop, dine, and enjoy summertime events.