Thursday, May 31, 2012

Beach Freaks' Top Ten

Joan & Bob Elmouchi select these beaches in Beach Freaks' Guide to Michigan's Best Beaches. Only a few are close to Kalamazoo, but all are within a day's drive.

Top Ten Beaches in Michigan
1. Wilderness State Park, Sturgeon Bay Beach, city of Carp Lake

2. Michigan Recreation Area
, Manistee National Forest, Manistee

3. Fisherman's Island State Park
, Charlevoix

4. Ludington State Park, Ludington

5. North Bar Lake Nature Preserve
, Empire

6. Warren Dunes State Park
, Sawyer

7. Silver Lake State Park, Little Sable Point Lighthouse Beach, Mears

8. Lake Township Park and Platte River Point, Lake Township

9. Cheboygan State Park
, Cheboygan

10. Tunnel Park, Holland

Honorable Mention

1. Tawas Point State Park
, East Tawas

2. Duck Lake State Park
, Whitehall

3. Kirk Park, West Olive

4. Esch Road Beach, Empire

5. Metro Beach Metropark
, Mt Clemens

[I listed their best beaches near Kalamazoo in an earlier post.]

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