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5 BEACHES THE KIDS WILL LOVE IN METRO DETROIT

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When you live in the Great Lakes State, there’s no shortage of sandy beaches, but most of them require a drive – here are five local beaches you can visit in Metro Detroit on those hot summer days!

 

Sterling State Park Beach (Monroe)

2800 State Park Rd, Monroe, MI 48162

Hours: 8am to 10pm

Sterling is the only state park on Lake Erie. Dive into the Great Lake and play along the one mile shoreline. While you’re there, explore the 1,300 acre recreation area.

 

Dodge #4 State Park Beach (Waterford)

4250 Parkway Drive, Waterford MI, 48327

Hours till Labor Day: 8am to 10pm

A sandy beach and a one-mile shoreline on Cass Lake makes Dodge #4 State Park an excellent location to soak up the sun.

 

Belle Isle Beach (Detroit)

2 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit, MI 48207

Hours till Labor Day:  5 am to 9 pm

There’s no better beach view than the city skyline. Watch the boats go by and make a splash in the Detroit River. While you’re on Belle Isle you can also enjoy visits to the Aquarium, Conservatory, Nature Center and Great Lakes Museum.

 

Deer Lake Beach (Clarkston)

350 White Lake Rd, Village of Clarkston, MI 48346

Hours till Labor Day: 11am to 7pm

Relax and enjoy Deer Lake Beach. Please note, in 2020 there will be no life guard on duty or planned programming.

 

Martindale Beach @ Kensington Metro Park (Milford)

4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380

Hours till Labor Day: 11am. to 7pm

There’s no lifegaurd at Martindale Beach but it’s still fun to splash around Kent Lake. The sandy shore is also next to monitored 240-foot twisted water slides and a large Splash n’ Blast spray park. There’s no shortage of splash parks in Metro Detroit, here’s a guide to find one near you!


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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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