Holland State Park
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Holland State Park
Holland State Park
Mt Pisgah top - west view.JPG
View overlooking the park area from
top of nearby Mt. Pisgah dune
Map showing the location of Holland State Park
Map showing the location of Holland State Park
Location in Michigan
Location Park Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA
Nearest city Holland, Michigan
Coordinates 42°46?44?N 86°12?17?W / 42.77889°N 86.20472°W / 42.77889; -86.20472Coordinates: 42°46?44?N 86°12?17?W / 42.77889°N 86.20472°W / 42.77889; -86.20472 [1]
Area 142 acres (57 ha)
Elevation 617 feet (188 m) [1]
Established 1926
Visitors 1.9 million (in 2012)
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Holland State Park

Holland State Park is a public recreation area covering 142 acres (57 ha) in Park Township, Ottawa County, four miles (6 km) west of the city of Holland, Michigan.[2] The state park consists of separate Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan units on the northern side of the channel connecting Lake Macatawa with Lake Michigan.[2] It is often the most visited state park in Michigan, receiving between 1.5 and 2 million visitors annually.[3]

Activities and amenities

In addition to swimming, boating, fishing, and camping, the park features dune areas, picnic areas, playgrounds, and views of Holland Harbor and the Holland Harbor Light, "Big Red".[2] The Lake Macatawa unit features a campground, beach, and public boat launch. The Lake Michigan unit features a paved campground, pavilion, and broad sandy beach along Lake Michigan. The adjacent channel breakwall is a popular walk in the summer, though it is not intended for public use and can be treacherous during adverse weather.

References

  1. ^ a b "Holland State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b c "Holland State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2018. 
  3. ^ Andrea Goodell (April 21, 2016). "Holland State Park prepares for summer beach, campground season". Holland Sentinel. Retrieved 2018. 

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