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Water Recreation

Point Beach State Forest


The forest has 6 miles of sandy beachfront along Lake Michigan for swimming. Lifeguards are not provided. No fires are permitted on the beach. There is a separate beach for dogs.

Boating, canoeing and kayaking

There is not a boat launch at the forest. Users of small watercraft or flotation devices should be aware of the wind conditions on Lake Michigan. Strong west winds can blow watercraft away from the shoreline. Parents, watch your children at all times. Rubber rafts and other boats require personal flotation devices.