Pentwater Public Beach

400 W Lowell St, Pentwater, MI 49449

Pentwater, Michigan is renowned for its sandy public beach along the fresh-water shore of Lake Michigan. This is one of the premier beaches in West Michigan.

Pentwater beach is part of Charles Mears State Park, and stretches to the North for nearly a quarter mile from the channel pier and lighthouse. Charles Mears is one of the few campgrounds in Michigan that is located along the shore.

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Fun on Lake Michigan

Warm summer days will bring crowds of sun-bathers and swimmers to Pentwater beach. This beautiful stretch of sand will be a bustle of sand castles, kites, beach volleyball, water toys, and family fun.

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Swimming Area

Pentwater Beach has a safe swimming area marked by several buoys. Boats are not allowed here. There's no life guard on duty, but a yellow or red flag will warn of dangerous swimming conditions.

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Sunsets Worthy of Applause

In the evening Pentwater guests and locals gather at the shore to view some of the most dazzling sunset displays in the world - a moment to pause and appreciate the important things.

Pentwater Beach Amenities

  • Public Parking
  • Public Restrooms
  • Beach Store with Food & Toys
  • Covered Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Volleyball Net
  • Boardwalk
  • Walking Pier