Build a sand castle. Spread a blanket. Swim with the whitefish. Walk your cares away. No matter what your ideal day at the shore looks like, the beaches of The Inland Seashore never fail to deliver the perfect escape. Each beach is unique, but sparkling waters and clean sands are the common denominators. Listed here is a sampling of the best beaches in The Inland Seashore region.
Hog Island State Forest Campground
Located 7 miles east of Naubinway on US-2
Lake Michigan Beach, restrooms, picnic areas, parking, free for day visit.
Beaches of US-2 (Public land)
Traveling east from Naubinway
Lake Michigan beach, grassy dunes, no facilities, roadside parking, free
Bailey Roadside Park
Located 6 miles west of DeTour Village
Lake Huron beach, restrooms, picnic areas, parking, free
Brimley State Park
East of Brimley on Six Mile Road (Lakeshore Drive)
Whitefish Bay beach, playground, picnic areas, parking, State Park entry fee
On the west side of Sault Ste. Marie – Upper St. Marys River
St. Marys River beach, playground, picnic shelter, volleyball, parking, free
Hiawatha National Forest
Curly Lewis Memorial Highway, west of Brimley and Point Iroquois
Lake Superior/Whitefish Bay beach, no facilities, parking areas available, free
11 miles northwest of Paradise
Lake Superior rocky beach, boardwalks, free parking, restrooms at museum, free
*Please Note: No lifeguards are present at the beaches listed here. Please take due caution and use your own judgment regarding appropriate swimming conditions and safety.