With more than 5,000 acres of land to explore, the Ludington State Park is known as one of the best in the State of Michigan.
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Wilson Hill Park on Hamlin Lake
When visiting Upper Hamlin Lake, you’ll find that Wilson Hill Park is quite the popular place. You can enjoy a picnic at one of the tables under a covered pavilion, with grills available for use. There’s a small playground for kids and a port-a-potty. Upper Hamlin Lake is a beautiful area to visit, with many different lodging facilities, things to do such as boating & fishing, and even a restaurant conveniently located on the water!
Summer or winter, fishermen like using the boat launch at Wilson Hill Park- a perfect location that allows access to Upper Hamlin Lake. In the winter months, the park is a popular spot to get on the lake when it is frozen over for ice fishing or snowmobiling. There’s plenty of parking, with enough area for boat trailers. It’s also a good location to stop and take a break. With picnic tables to sit, grills to make a lunch, and a port-a-potty, Wilson Hill Park is a nice family park to visit when in the Upper Hamlin Lake area.
And during the Fourth of July week, Wilson Hill Park is one of the best places to view the annual Hamlin Lake Fireworks display.
Coming into Ludington on US-10, take a right onto Jebavy Drive (the stoplight with Mancino’s on the corner). Follow Jebavy north until it turns into Barnhart Road — Wilson Hill Park is to your right.
More Hamlin Lake Beaches & Parks
Long Skinny Park is located on Lower Hamlin Lake between the South and Middle bayous. Perfect for fishing or viewing the dunes.
Enjoy a picnic by Upper Hamlin Lake. With grills, a pavilion and picnic tables available, this park provides the perfect family setting.
Enjoy this small, relaxing park as an easy place to place your boat in the water or throw a line out to catch some pan fish for dinner.
Cast your line into Upper Hamlin Lake or enjoy a picnic, the playground, or watch Hamlin Lake’s Independence Fireworks at Wilson Hill Park.
The Hamlin Lake Beach within the Ludington State Park is fun for the whole family! With a dedicated, weed-free swimming area and more!