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Discover the Beautiful Beaches and Parks Around Hamlin Lake

Parks and beaches are not in short supply when it comes to Hamlin Lake and the surrounding area. Whether it’s setting out a picnic or wiggling your toes in the sand, Hamlin Lake has a beach or a park for whatever your leisure may be!

Fall color on Hamlin Lake at Victory Township Park. | Advantage Marketing

Victory Township Park

One of two parks in Upper Hamlin, Victory Township Park is more secluded than Wilson Hill Park and offers more privacy. Take the long, winding tree-lined road into the park and enjoy the beauty of this region. Once into the park, you’ll find picnic tables, grills, a pavilion, and a port-a-potty.

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Wilson Hill Park

When visiting Upper Hamlin Lake, you’ll find that Wilson Hill Park is quite the popular place. You can enjoy a picnic at one of the tables under a covered pavilion, with grills available for use. There’s a small playground for kids and a port-a-potty. Upper Hamlin Lake is a beautiful area to visit, with many different lodging facilities, things to do such as boating & fishing, and even a restaurant conveniently located on the water!

A calm Hamlin Lake viewed from Long Skinny Park. | Advantage Marketing

Long Skinny Park

Long Skinny Park is located on Lower Hamlin Lake between the South and Middle bayous. Perfect for fishing or taking in the view. This park is just as the name suggests…long and skinny with a few picnic tables and benches. 

South Bayou

A great place to launch your boat and head out onto Hamlin Lake, the South Bayou is an intimate park featured a couple docks for fishing or taking your boat out. Swings, grills, and picnic tables are also available just off the water. 

Ludington State Park

Within the Ludington State Park lies a beach that runs along the narrow section of Hamlin Lake that leads out to the dam. A perfect place for the family with a dedicated weed-free swimming area, concession stands, and more. 

More Beaches & Parks in Ludington...

Stearns Park & Beach

Picked by USA Today as one of the 51 Great American Beaches in the nation; Stearns Park & Beach is more than just golden sand.

Hamlin Lake Beaches and Parks

Hamlin Lake is home to several parks and numerous dunes for exploration and leisure. Pack a picnic, cast your line, and enjoy the sites.

Ludington’s Rotary Park

Rotary Park park features several trees and a large, open space. Formerly City Park, the rotary club is behind many of the improvements.

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Dogs Love Central Bark

Take your furry friend on their own vacation at Ludington’s very own dog park! Play catch, frolic about, and make new friends!

Pere Marquette Conservation Park

In 2021, the Pere Marquette Charter Township unveiled the new Pere Marquette Conservation Park, located on 300 acres of former Dow property.