Sports, Leisure and Water in Grand Haven
Grand Haven is an active and eclectic resort, boating, fishing and port community, while maintaining its small town feel. The community offers more than 100 miles of bike trails, a state beach, boardwalk, two lighthouses, a pier, wharf and large charter fishing fleet.
Gillette Nature Center
promotes and sponsors interpretive activities and educational opportunities for the Muskegon and Ottawa county community surrounding the Gillette Visitor Center at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park.
Grand Haven State Park
has a beautiful sandy shore on Lake Michigan along the west side of the park and the Grand River along the north side of the park. The park consists entirely of beach sand and provides scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse.
The main attractions of PJ Hoffmaster State Park
are 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, the Gillette Visitor Center, three miles of sandy beaches, and 10 miles of hiking trails.
Rosy Mount Natural Dune Area
is a classic Great Lakes dune system including high wooded dunes, foredunes, beach and a dune blowout. A 0.7 mile (one way) hiking trail from the parking area to the Lake Michigan shoreline includes 1,000 feet of stairs up and down the dunes and scenic views of woods, the dune blowout, and Lake Michigan.
Grand Haven has a variety of golf courses for every skill level:
Evergreen Golf Course
Fruitport Country Club
Grand Haven Golf Club
Spring Lake Country Club