P.J. Hoffmaster State Park features over three miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, a 297-site modern campground, towering Lake Michigan dunes and the Gillette Visitor Center. Miles of hiking and skiing trails offer stunning views of Lake Michigan and subtle beauty at every turn.

One of the main attractions at Hoffmaster State Park is the Dune Climb Stairway leading to the top of a high sand dune where an observation deck offers a panoramic view of the dunes and Lake Michigan.


  • Payments Accepted

  • Cost(s)

    Michigan Resident Recreation Passport required;
  • Amenities

    Beach and Swimming Camping Hiking Cross Country Skiing Gillette Nature Center Year Round Interpretive Programs Observation Platform Picnic Shelter Grills Picnic Area Modern Restrooms Wildlife Viewing
  • Travel time from downtown Grand Haven

    12 minutes
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