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Painting with Peggy

Stay at The Pidge Inn during the first 3 weeks of November 1-21 or the first three weeks of December 1-19 and enjoy a free art class on Thursdays and Sundays.

Lake Michigan Beaches & Parks Near Muskegon

Within walking distance of the most beautiful beaches in Michigan. Watch the sunrise or sunset over Lake Michigan.

Pere Marquette Park & Beach

The top attraction in the area is located on Lake Michigan and is about a 10-minute walk from The Pidge Inn to get your feet in the sand.  This beautiful clean park is 27.5-acres comprising 2.5 miles of public beach on Lake Michigan.  Enjoy fire pits, volleyball courts, a playground (handicap accessible), access to two lighthouses (inner lighthouse is handicap accessible), snack bar, ice cream, and The Deck restaurant.  In the winter see the beautiful ice formations that form on the water and beach due to the sand.  Don’t forget to take an amazing sunset picture.  They happen nightly! Located at 1555 Beach St, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 0.7 Miles - 15 Minute Walk
Muskegon Lake/Harbour Towne Beach

Harbour Towne Beach and Muskegon Lake are steps from The Pidge Inn.  This is a great beach for younger families since the beach is small with calm waters and has a similar feeling a private beach.  Muskegon Lake is a great size for all season fishing and other boat activities.  Ice fisherman love it in the winter. Located at 3315 Fulton Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 500 Feet - 2 Minute Walk
Muskegon Channel

We are steps from the Muskegon Channel, one of the deepest channels along Lake Michigan.  Take a walk or a bike ride along the channel on your way to Pere Marquette Beach or take a visit to the Silversides Submarine Museum.  Fisherman love this area.  During the fall look across the channel to see the leaves changing on the trees in Muskegon State Park.  Enjoy views of the boats, Muskegon Lake, Lake Michigan and Muskegon State Park. Located at 3510 Channel Dr, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 331 Feet - 1 Minute Walk
Dune Harbor Park

Opening March 2022, Dune Harbor Park is a newly acquired area near Lake Michigan and The Pidge Inn.  Alhough the North Lake area of the park will not be accessible until after 2022, the South Lake area is scheduled to open in March of this year.  The many activities there include fishing, kayaking, walking, and biking trails.  It is located just South of Kruse Park at 3071 Lincoln St.

Distance: 3.7 Miles
Kruse Park

Need your dog fix?  Visit Kruse Park to watch the pups play in the water. Located at the end of Sherman Blvd. on Lake Michigan.  The beach is accessible by a handicap accessible ramp and boardwalkto get to the water and the dunes and overlooks.  The beach is also accessible by walking south from Pere Marquette Park on Lake Michigan.

Distance: 3 Miles