Overlooking the beautiful Lake Michigan, this Manistee beach is an excellent choice for those that love outdoor recreation and natural beauty. Although dogs are not allowed in the water or inside buildings, this is a pet-friendly beach, so it is also perfect for people that want to enjoy fresh air and recreational fun with their pet pooch. You will be delighted with the gorgeous surroundings and views you get to enjoy when you come here and you can also access a variety of facilities.
This recreational area offers so much more than just the beach. You can take in the views of the lake, access facilities such as campsites and shower facilities, and even enjoy the various hiking trails nearby, which provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy a gentle stroll with your pet as you soak up the natural beauty of the area. When you do take your pet along, bear in mind that they should be on a leash that is 6’ at a maximum.
This is an area that is popular amongst those that love outdoor adventures, hiking, and even metal detecting! It is also favored by many dog owners who head over to enjoy the views while treating their pet to some wonderful walks along the variety of trails and on the beach. You will even find a shelter building here, which is often hired out by people arranging a special event or meeting.
Another key benefit of Orchard Beach State Park is that it does not get too crowded, which means that you can enjoy some peace, quiet, and tranquility if you time your visit right. This is a great place to head in the summer months, as you can enjoy the calmness and sparkling waters of the lake as you relax and soak up the sunshine on the clean beach.