Laketown Beach Park, 6710 142nd Ave.: Towering sand dunes are part of the stunning view along Lake Michigan. The walk in the dunes can be a challenge but the pristine beach and cool fresh water are refreshing.
Amenities: Paved parking (limited parking sites), portable restroom. No lifeguard but life ring from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Hours: Dawn to dusk.
Dogs: Not allowed.