Take it to the water

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Take it to the water

The lighthouses on the Grand Haven South Pier mark the entry into the Grand River, where the adventure is just beginning for the boater and fisherman. The Grand Haven area offers dozens of boating and fishing options along the worldclass waters of Lake Michigan and Spring Lake, or an ambitious kayak or canoe trip down the Grand River, the state’s longest river.

Distinguished as the most chartered port on Lake Michigan, professional charter services provide shipwreck dives, scenic excursions, cruises and tours, as well as opportunities for hooking a trophy salmon. Coho and chinook salmon, steelhead, lake trout, bass, blue gill, perch and walleye abound in area waters, drawing anglers from near and far. Many anglers get lucky casting lines from the pier at Grand Haven State Park and numerous other public fishing sites. Whatever your preference, waterway access is made easy with public boat launches and marinas located throughout the region.

Check out the latest fishing and weather conditions via the Grand Haven Steelheader's website here.

Also, if you love Grand Haven and love salmon then don't forget to enjoy the Annual Grand Haven Salmon Festival!

Grand Haven is a favorite destination for sailors and power boaters.  We have compiled a complete list of Marinas and Boat Launches in the area.


Grand Haven Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
225 Franklin Avenue · Grand Haven MI, 49417
800-303-4092
Visitors Center Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
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