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Copeyon Park

Copeyon Park Copeyon Park view

Peter Copeyon Park is a city park located on the east shore of Pere Marquette Lake in Ludington, Michigan.

You can picnic, enjoy watching the carferries, fish, or launch boats here.

Boat Launch- paved ramp and 2 docks with a drive-around circle, parking for 15-20 vehicles with trailers.

Fishing- Pere Marquette Lake from one of several docks- black crappie, bluegill, brown trout, northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch (list from lake-link)

Picnicking- There is a nice gazebo. Picnic tables and grills.

Playground- Copeyon Park playsetThere are swings and a play structure. Natural surface. There is lots of lawn for running around

Hiking- Follow the link for a description of the Ludington Waterfront Walkway. The paved sidewalk goes along the waterfront below Pere Point Condominiums and climbs up to cross the Washington Avenue Bridge

Scenic Views- There are benches along the lake where you can watch the carferry docks or waterfowl on Pere Marquette Lake. You can see the Pere Marquette Memorial Cross on the other side of the lake; best with binoculars.

Historic Site-
Peter Copeyon Memorial
Peter Copeyon Memorial -
"Peter Copeyon Park, In memory of Peter Copeyon, 1933-34 City Commissioner At Large, 1935-38 City Commissioner 4th Ward, 1950-56 City Commissioner 4th Ward, [erected] 1976"

Handicap Accessibility- restrooms are fully accessible

Restrooms- Full rest rooms in summer
Potable Water- summer only in restrooms

Access- paved road and parking, down a short, but very steep hill off S. Washington Avenue in Ludington, Michigan
Restrictions- dogs must be leashed, no alcoholic beverages 9 pm to 7 am, no camping.
Seasonality- Restrooms open only in summer. Access road is a very steep hill- not recommended when icy.
Ecosystem- mowed grassy park at edge of lake with access to Lake Michigan, power substation adjacent
Other points of interest- watch the carferry docks from the back side, Washington St Marina
Most recent date this info personally checked- August 2014
Additional Facilities- benches, docks
Maintained by- City of Ludington
City of Ludington Parks Dept
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Take US 10 (Ludington Avenue) into Ludington. Turn south on Washington Avenue (stoplight). Continue through the blinker stop light at Dowland, go down hill, cross the bridge, go up hill, and the entrance to the park goes steeply downward to the right, just past 2nd St.


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