Duck Lake State Park, North Muskegon

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Duck Lake State Park is a 728acre, day-use state park located along Lake Michigan south of Whitehall, Michigan in Muskegon County. The land was purchased by the Nature Conservancy from two Boy Scout organizations and acquired by the state in 1974. It officially opened in 1988.
The park, which runs along the north side of Duck Lake to Lake Michigan, features a large sand dune. A beach at the mouth of Duck Lake is a popular spot for swimming and fishing. The park's Scenic Drive is part of the Shoreline Trail route in Muskegon County.
Swimming: On Duck Lake and Lake Michigan.Hiking: A half-mile paved trail skirts Duck lake.Fishing: Anglers can try for bass, crappie, and bluegill.PicnickingPicnic AreaPicnic Shelter.
Cross-country skiingHunting: The park is open to hunting during the regular season. A visit to Duck Lake State Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our North Muskegon day trip app to plot your vacation.
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  • Wow what a hidden Gem. Hidden away between Muskegon and Whitehall. You pull into a nice ordinary park. Then there is a nice boardwalk path that leads to a beach area along side a Duck Lake. A very... 
    Wow what a hidden Gem. Hidden away between Muskegon and Whitehall. You pull into a nice ordinary park. Then there is a nice boardwalk path that leads to a beach area along side a Duck Lake. A very...  more »
  • I found a part of Duck Lake I'd never seen before! When you enter the park, follow the drive all the way back to the picnic area. There's a fabulous shaded area with charcoal grills and a beach... 
    I found a part of Duck Lake I'd never seen before! When you enter the park, follow the drive all the way back to the picnic area. There's a fabulous shaded area with charcoal grills and a beach...  more »
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  • Cool lake connected to Lake Michigan for big water experience. Lots of color, flora and fauna. Wonderful hiking, picnicking, and relaxing.
  • Beautiful park. Place to swim young and old alike. Also great for rock hunting.

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