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127. Kirk Park

May 8, 2011

Stretching along Lake Michigan’s shoreline for over 1/3 mile, this park boasts 68 acres of sandy beach, high bluffs and wooded dunes. Nature trails with wooden stairways wind through the wooded dunes offering spectacular views of Lake Michigan. A paved path leads to a deck overlooking the beach and Lake Michigan. This is a popular park for swimming, sunbathing, picnicking and cross country skiing.

Note: Ottawa County provides NO LIFEGUARDS at parks with swimming facilities.


  • Picnic shelter (reservable)
  • Kirk Park Lodge (reservable)
  • Lake Michigan overlook deck
  • Picnic Tables and grills
  • Children’s Playground
  • Hiking and ungroomed cross country ski trails
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Modern rest rooms (closed in winter)

Park Hours

Kirk Park is open year ’round.

April 1 through October 31 – (7 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

November 1 through March 31 – (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)


Motor vehicle parking fees are in effect from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.


Located in Grand Haven Township along Lakeshore Avenue about 2 miles south of M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive).

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