Developed and carry in access at Aloha State Park
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Burt Lake State Park Boat Launch
The City of Muskegon's Fisherman's Landing features an improved launch, campground, and fishing area.
Grand Trunk features a small boat launch, parking, access to the Lakeshore Trail bike path, a wetland boardwalk, picnic shelter and interpretive signage. The Lake Express Muskegon to Milwaukee high speed ferry terminal is located nearby.
Hartshorn Marina is located in the downtown Muskegon area, with access to Muskegon Lake, Muskegon River and Lake Michigan. The Lakeshore Trail bike path is accessible from the launch parking lot area.
Pere Marquette is a popular Lake Michigan public beach, located on the south side of the Muskegon Navigational Channel near a historic lighthouse, coast guard station, NOAA Field Station, maritime walkway and the U.S.S. Silversides Submarine Museum.
A Dearborn city park that now offers canoe rentals on week-ends.
Dinghy dock, picnic area, no vehicle access
Traverse City State Park features a quarter mile of beautiful beach on the Grand Traverse Bay. The park is only two miles from downtown Traverse City, one of the most popular resort towns in Michigan. The campground is open year round with heated restroom
Lake Erie Metropark Launch.
Small lakeside park.
The Ludington State Park is known as the most popular state park in Michigan for its abundant natural resources and endless activities.
Best Indian River access, just up the Little Sturgeon River
DNR developed boat launch on Mullett Lake
The Muskegon Conservation Club provides access for members and guests. Emergency access is available and additional paddler-friendly amenities are currently being planned.
Heritage Landing features picturesque views of Muskegon Lake, spectacular sunsets and a variety of festivals and outdoor, recreational opportunities,
Polish Line Road End Park
Spring Lake Park - Not a good access point.
This park features a launch for non-motorized boats, footbridge and grills. There is bike path access along the front of the property.
Small township waterfront park
State Park Access Site
Veterans Memorial Park, on Muskegon River at Muskegon Lake is a historically significant World War I memorial park and a tribute to all veterans. Significant effort is underway to restore historic features and passive public outdoor recreation amenities.
Aloha State Park Campground and Day Use
Burt Lake State Park - Popular campground and day use facility
Cartier Park is located along the M-116 corridor to the North of Stearns Park Beach.
Small rustic campground
The Channel connects Muskegon Lake to Lake Michigan and to the Great Lakes. Large freighters, tugs, sailboats, fishing boats and the Lake Express high-speed, cross lake ferry to Milwaukee all use this scenic, commercial and recreational channel.
Enjoy non motorized trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding
Designated as an International Dark Sky Park
Resort with 6 cabins sits on 2 ½ acres of landscaped lawn, fronting one side of Michigan's famous Inland Waterway, on the Indian River.
Newly acquired State land on Mullett Lake
Lake Michigan Primary Route