Maps & Destinations

Here are some maps to help you navigate our beautiful area. There's so much to discover! Click on a map below for details.

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Circle Northern Lake Michigan by taking the Lake Michigan Car Ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington. Explore the lakeshore communities up north, starting with Silver Lake, Pentwater, and Ludington. Continue through Traverse City, Petoskey, Harbor Springs... all the way to Mackinaw City at the tip of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and historic Mackinac Island. Whether you travel by car or ship, the scenery is beautiful and the experience unforgettable!

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Located halfway up the West Michigan coastline, this map encompasses an area from Manistee, 30 miles north of Ludington—to Shelby, 30 miles south of Ludington—along the US-31 highway. Within this region are the villages of Hart, Pentwater, and Silver Lake. Driving on US-10 from the east, you’ll go through Baldwin, Custer, and Scottville. Or arrive by water via the S.S. Badger car ferry, which sails May-October across Lake Michigan to Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Whether you travel by car or ship, the scenery is beautiful and the experience unforgettable!

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Only in downtown Ludington...can you shop, dine, and play while embraced by magnificent views of Lake Michigan and Pere Marquette Lake. Browse our unique specialty stores, enjoy a meal, treat yourself to an ice cream cone.

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Come Stay and Play!
Just four miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is more than 12 miles long and 5,000 acres large. About half the shoreline is forest wilderness and scenic sand dunes; the rest consists of bayous, beaches, breakwall and mini-parks interspersed with appealing, well-kept resorts and homes.



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The numerous trails that wind their way through the Ludington State Park are as varied as they are beautiful. A description of each trail follows, giving visitors a choice--from a short 30 minute hike to a more leisurely 3 hour walk. The trails offer historical facts and bring the natural beauty of the park in full view. The walking times listed are approximate, and depend upon your fitness level and preferred pace.

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The Eastern part of our county boasts small town friendliness, lush country scenery, the Manistee National Forest, and the Pere Marquette River. There’s so much to discover!


Just a few miles south of Ludington, is situated on Lake Michigan and Pentwater Lake. This community is a vacation-paradise complete with historic village charm, beaches, boating, fishing, distinctive shopping and a variety of dining and lodging facilities.


Scottville is the home of two "famous" attractions: the wild and zany Scottville Clown Band and the West Michigan Old Engine Club. The Scottville Riverside Park, on the Pere Marquette River, has 52 full service sites--and a swimming pool--perfect for tent and trailer camping.


Silver Lake offers 2,000 acres of sand dunes to hike and enjoy. Explore the dunes aboard a dune scooter tour, or rent an off-the-road vehicle and head out on your own. Don't miss the century old Little Sable Lighthouse, long a favorite of artists and photographers.


The city of Manistee is an exciting place to live and a wonderful place to visit. With its location along Lake Michigan, you can enjoy fantastic fishing, boating, and swimming. The Manistee-Huron National Forest, which stretches for miles, offers hiking, biking, and camping.