Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information!               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
Places to Paddle > MI > Hamlin Lake Add a Report

Email Page Printer Friendly Version Submit a Report
Hamlin Lake - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Weekend Trip Report
Trip Dates: Summer 2006
Nearest City: Ludington, MI
Difficulty: Easy
Submitted by: murph


Hamlin Lake is a very nice lake connected to Ludington State Park. The paddling near Ludington State Park is nice, and the water trail is a nice couple hour paddle. Dunes and bald eagles are everywhere. Once you're a mile or two out of the park it is very crowded with houses and people.

At the far side of this large lake is a paddling trip through swampland. A trail is cut out of the swamp but the paddling here is tedious.

Paddle near the park and there are lots of nooks and crannys to explore. The weather can really kick this lake up, and a good wind off Lake Michigan can really kick up the waves. However, there are lots of protected places to paddle here.


Very nice camping in the park. Hotels are also nearby.


16 ft Old Town Cayuga
17 ft Cheasapeake Light Craft


state park fee is $20.00


Ludington State Park is north of Muskegon, MI on US-31.


Delorme maps

Show All MI Reports - Submit Your Report

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Sport Cases (Electronics)

Dual Rack

Fishing PFD's

Wall Mount Boat Racks

Dry Tops


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us


©2015 Inc.