If you are looking for a dog-friendly beach where you can relax and provide your pet with the chance to frolic in the sunshine, Fifth Avenue Beach is a great choice. Located in Manistee, this beach offers many great amenities and facilities making it ideal for family days out as well as for a fun morning or afternoon with your pooch.
This beach allows leashed dogs for the majority of the year, although dogs are not allowed here between Memorial Day and Labor Day. At all other times of the years, you can enjoy the beauty of the lakefront beach and the chance to relax and get some fresh air and exercise with your dog as you explore the area and take in the natural beauty.
There is plenty to see and do when you head to this beach. You will find peaceful areas for picnics where you can relax and take in the stunning surroundings. There are also gaming facilities such as volleyball nets, fishing facilities, a playground for the little ones to enjoy, and even bike racks in case you decide to cycle here. If you do decide to drive instead, you will find plenty of parking available.
In addition to this, the beach provides access to drinking water and concessions as well as benches where you can sit with your dog and while away the hours as the world passes you by. You will also find a beach house here that is universally accessible. You will find the North Pierhead Lighthouse here and this is situated just across from the Coast Guard Station. You can explore the waterfront area, have a bite to eat, and simply relax and enjoy the views.
For those that want relaxation, peace, and somewhere that offers outdoor adventures for humans and dogs Fifth Avenue Beach is a great choice.