The park is home to three campgrounds, sandy beaches, scenic sand dunes, an iconic lighthouse, wetlands, marshlands and forests. The park is situated between Hamlin Lake and Lake Michigan with several miles of beautiful shoreline along both lakes. The park also offers wildlife viewing from its extensive trail system. An official Michigan Viewing Area. Metal detecting area.
Accessible features include a beach, playground, fishing pier, mini cabin, and modern restrooms.
Ludington State Park offers many great attractions, classes, hikes, and interpretive programs year-round. Visitors can learn about the sand dunes, the Great Lakes, the history of Big Sable Point Lighthouse, lumber town, and the Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
To get to the park, follow M-116 north to the state park entrance.