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Friends of Ludington State Park

Friends of Ludington State Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting wise use and conservation of the Ludington State Park. The organization supports and helps improve the park by funding projects, recreational equipment and interpretive programs, and by volunteering to assist park staff on projects and trail clean-up.

The FLSP hosts many programs throughout the year to encourage use of the park and raise funds for future projects. For summer event programming, click here. To see the programming offered in the winter months, click here.

While in Ludington...

Ludington is one of the most popular travel destinations in West Michigan, and there are plenty of lodging options so you can plan a weekend around great events like Brrrewfest. Take some time to browse the local stores– friendly merchants are happy to welcome you. Here you’ll find a wonderful variety of gift ideas for you or someone special. Take a break and enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Ludington’s restaurants. There are many options available from smaller downtown restaurants to bigger, chain restaurants along the US 10 Corridor. 

For more information on the Friends of the Ludington State Park, please contact:

Friends of the Ludington State Park

P.O. Box 123, Ludington, MI  49431

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More About the Ludington State Park

Ludington State Park Sand Dunes

Visit the Ludington State Park

One of the most popular state parks in the Midwest offers a vacation within itself. Enjoy beautiful natural resources and endless activities.

Camping at Ludington State Park

One of the most popular state parks in the Midwest! Ludington State Park has four campgrounds, hundreds of sites for your camping pleasure.

Dune Grass Concessions

Dune Grass Concessions offers watercraft & bike rentals, concession food, ice cream, convenience items, State Park & Hamlin Lake souvenirs!

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More Activities & Attractions in Ludington

Fishing on Hamlin Lake

Fishing on Hamlin Lake

If there’s one thing that Hamlin Lake is known for, it’s excellent fishing. Catch crappie, bluegill, and more across thousands of acres.


Ludington is home to several different museums for people of all ages! Highlighting our area’s careers, businesses, history, and culture!


Arrive in Ludington by boat and dock at one of three marinas: Ludington Municipal Marina, Harbor View Marina, & Pere Pointe Village Marina.

Weather & Water Conditions

West Michigan weather – they say if you don’t like the weather in Ludington, wait a few minutes and it will change.

Ludington’s Great Outdoors

Ludington has miles of beautiful beaches, the Ludington State Park, and all the activities that take place in Mother Nature’s playground.

Charter Boat Fishing

No matter your experience level, Ludington area charter captains will guide you in what to bring and what to expect on the big lake.

Hamlin Lake Dunes

Hamlin Lake Sand Dunes

Small destinations within themselves, visitors of Hamlin Lake will go on an adventure to find their perfect dune.

Sunset Times

It rises and sets every single day, and nothing is more breathtaking than our spectacular sunsets over Lake Michigan.