McCartys Cove

Lake Superior Water Trail (Primary Site)

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Located adjacent to the US Coast Guard Station near the intersection of Lakeshore Boulevard and East Michigan Street, McCarty’s Cove (officially the south extremity of Shiras Park) includes a swimming beach on Lake Superior with lifeguard watch, two volleyball areas, picnic tables, four permanent park benches overlooking the lake, grassy open space, small restroom facility, drinking fountain, cooking grills (three), parking area, and a playground with a wooden play structure on the bluff above the beach.

Available in Spring Available in Summer Available in Fall Public Restrooms

Parking Lot parking is available.

Public restrooms are available (Flush Toilet).

Picnic Area Potable Water

Carry-In boat access.

Length of access is less than 50 yards.