Grand Mere State Park

Grand Mere State Park

Grand Mere State Park of Berrien County, Michigan

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Trail Distance:

Approximate Size: 985 (Acres)


I-94 to Exit 22, John Beers Rd., South to Thornton Dr., to entrance.

Trail Description:

Phone Number: (269) 426-4013
Motor Vehicle Permit Required: Yes
Approximate Size: 985 (Acres)

Grand Mere State Park is characterized by magnificent sand dunes, deep blowouts and one mile of Lake Michigan shoreline. Three inland lakes lie behind the dunes in the undeveloped natural area.


  • Hunting
    No hunting with rifles or handguns.
  • Swimming
  • Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills
  • Picnic Shelter(s)
  • Alcohol Restrictions Apply
    Possessing or consuming alcohol is prohibited from March 1 through September 30.
  • Hiking
    The first 1/4 mile of the trail is paved.
  • Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.
    Launch provides access to Middle Lake.
  • Cross Country Ski
  • Sandy Beach
    Dogs are allowed within the beach and swimming area.
  • Metal Detecting Areas
    Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. If you wish to use a metal detector in this state park, here is a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.

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Grand Mere State Park

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