stunning beauty

Norton Shores is home to some of West Michigan’s most beautiful parks. Our beaches, wooded hiking trails, bike trails, and recreation areas offer something for everyone. Take a look below to find your next adventureā€¦

Hoffmaster State Park

About the park

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

What's Here?

  • Sandy beach and dunes
  • Dune stairway and overlook
  • Hiking and cross-country skiing trails
  • Camping
  • Fire pits and grills
  • Picnic shelter
  • Playground
  • Visitor Center and nature programs

Lake Harbor Park

About the park

Lake Harbor Park is a 189 acre park located on Lake Harbor Road, just north of the Mona Lake Channel. The park has over 4000 feet on Lake Michigan, 2000 feet on the Mona Lake Channel and 1500 feet on Mona Lake. The park can be accessed by foot, bike, car or boat.

What's Here?

  • Sandy beach area
  • Walkways and wooded trails
  • Scenic overlooks
  • Fishing
  • Picnic areas

Black Lake Park

About the park

Black Lake Park is a 58 acre parcel, located near the southern boundary of Norton Shores, between Wood Road and the eastern shoreline of Little Black Lake. The park provides passive recreation opportunities for nature lovers with a number of bird, animal and plant species to observe.

What's Here?

  • Wetlands
  • Nature trails
  • Walkways and observation decks
  • Picnic area
  • Kayak launch

Ross Park

About the park

Ross Park is a 43 acre park located on the south side of Mona Lake on Randall Road at Wellesley. Ross Park is also the scene of our annual Arts & Drafts Festival, held on the 3rd Saturday of August (plus bonus music on the Friday prior!)

What's Here?

  • Sandy beach area
  • Picnic area and shelter
  • Volleyball nets
  • Softball fields
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Disc Golf course
  • Tennis Courts

More Norton Shores Parks

Hidden Cove Park

3941 Grand Haven Road

Hess Park

3902 Airline Road

Avondale Park

2900 McDermott Street

Chapman-Veurink Park

2288 Reneer Street

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