7 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Michigan

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Noah French, Marketing Clerk

Noah French, Marketing Clerk

7 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Michigan

From walks along the beach to furry friends, we love it all here Lynden Sports Center. That’s why our team and Rover created a list of the 7 best dog-friendly beaches in Michigan. Are you in Michigan and looking for dog-friendly beaches? You’re in luck, because we’ve put together a great list of options. Get ready to explore dunes, take a swim, or lounge in the sand at some of the best dog-friendly beaches around.

Click the map below for more information on each location, and scroll down to learn more about the best dog-friendly beaches Michigan has to offer.

1. Norman F. Kruse Park:

  • a secluded beach, popular with dog-owners
  • if you’re in the mood for a walk and a breathtaking view, explore the nature trails through the dunes
  • look for the designated area where you can let your dog play off-leash

2. Nordhouse Dunes June’s:

  • a very secluded place to explore, camp, and enjoy the beach
  • if you intend to camp, be sure to come prepared with a way to properly seal or hang your food
  • dogs must be leashed

3. Grand Mere State Park:

  • enjoy a mile of coastline, and nature trails through the dunes
  • the shore can be rocky, so bring appropriate footwear
  • dogs must be leashed on the beach and hiking trails

4. South Higgins Lake State Park:

  • a beach dedicated to dogs, and perfect for swimming
  • the park offers full amenities, including a concession stand
  • your dog is free to play off-leash

5. Warren Dunes State Park:

  • enjoy three miles of shoreline, and hiking trails through the dunes at this gorgeous park
  • for more information on park fees and camping, visit the park’s website
  • dogs must be leashed

6. Kirk Park: 

  • a popular spot for sunbathing, picnicking, and cross-country skiing in the winter
  • if your in the mood for a hike, explore the nature trails though wooded dunes
  • look for the designated off-leash area

7. Buttersville Beach:

  • play and swim on a gorgeous stretch of beach, with campground amenities nearby
  • if you’d like more information about camping, please visit this website
  • look for the designated off-leash area

On your way to the closest dog beach check out Our Inventory and learn for yourself why we love boats so much, Click Here!

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