This popular 20 acre park offers swimming and sunbathing along 745 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline. During the summer, a barrier free beach walkway is available. Visitors can also climb the wooden stairway to the top of a dune for a panoramic view of Lake Michigan. North Beach Park is open year round. April 1 through October 31 from 7am to 10pm and November 1 through March 31 from 7am to 8pm.