Pet Friendly Beaches in Michigan

Pet Friendly Beaches in Michigan

Dog friendly beaches are a pooches’ happy place! From frolicking in the surf, digging in the sand, and soaking up the sun - what’s not to love? Michigan has dog friendly beaches that your pooch will really dig! We’ve sniffed out the best MI dog friendly beaches that you and your four-legged beach buddy can enjoy together.

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Top Pet Friendly Beaches in Michigan

Manistee, Michigan

There is an off-leash dog park in this beach.

Grand Haven, Michigan

Grand Haven boasts a pristine city beach area! Dogs are permitted on the City Beach south of the southerly swim buoy.

Harbor Springs, Michigan

Zoll Street beach has come highly recommended! Dogs are welcome off-leash. Located at the western edge of Wequetonsing. Excellent beach area as well as sandy & grassy areas. Also has picnic tables.

Empire, Michigan

Pets are welcome on the the south side of the beach at Esch Road (south of Empire), on the south side of Peterson Beach and on Empire Beach. Dogs must be leashed at all times and cleaned up after.

Manistee, Michigan

They have two separate beach for people and one for dogs. Signs are posted.

Stevensville, Michigan

Dogs are welcome however they must be on-leash while on the beach and hiking trails. The one mile beach is located along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. As always, be sure to clean up after your pet.

Saline, Michigan

One acre dog park in Mill Pond Park that lies on the Saline River - allowing beach access for dogs! It is a fenced in area with the exception of the side that butts up against the river.

Cheboygan, Michigan

The park has a special pet swimming area which is located by the playground. Pets need to be leashed and cleaned up after. The park is located seven miles south of Cheboygan and 25 miles from the Mackinac Bridge.

Boyne City, Michigan
Tannery Beach is a favorite beach for dogs. Dogs are allowed off-leash. Lots of space to run on the beach and play in the water. Doggie pick up bags are made available for pet parents, but it's always recommended to bring your own. Don't f...
Muskegon, Michigan

The off-leash dog beach is located on the beach along the northern part of the park.