P.J. Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon, MI

PJ Hoffmaster State Park Muskegon Michigan

Park managed by Department of Natural Resources

About P.J. Hoffmaster State Park

Address: 6585 Lake Harbor Road Muskegon, MI 49441

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon has over 10 miles of trails you can choose from to get from the parking lot to beautiful lake views, followed by a seemingly endless beachfront you can walk once you get there.

One of the park’s main attractions is the dune climb along the Dune Overlook Trail, an approximately half-mile roundtrip climb with about 220 steps and benches along the way.

To learn more about the dunes, stop by the Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

About the Interpretive Center

Perched at the top of a large sand dune surrounded by a pristine wooded back-dune, the center features exhibits to tell Michigan's unique sand dune story.

Hiking Trail Details

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon has over 10 miles of walking trails to choose from.

Enjoy walking the seemingly endless beachfront you can hike once you get there.

One of the park’s main attractions is the dune climb along the Dune Overlook Trail, an approximately half-mile roundtrip climb with about 220 steps and benches along the way.

Learn more about the dunes at the Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center.

Hoffmaster trails views

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park Features

  • Beach
  • Dog Friendly
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lake or River
  • Parking Fee
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms

PJ Hoffmaster State Park Sand Dunes by Lake Michigan

Facilities: Visitors Center, picnic areas, modern restrooms close to the beach & port-a-potties at the parking lot.

Stroller-Friendly? No, few or no areas

Time of Year? Open year round during daylight hours