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Loomis Street Boat Ramp
Stearns Park Ludington Waterfront Walkway

Loomis Street Boat Ramp

This city boat launch is primarily for large boats that wish to access Lake Michigan. It also provides access to the Ludington Waterfront Walkway and a picnic area.

Boat Launch- 4 paved ramps with docks, mostly used by large boats, parking for many vehicles with trailers.

Fishing- Lake Michigan and channel fishing from the seawall, boat access to Lake Michigan and Pere Marquette Lake, fish-cleaning station

Ludington Waterfront Walkway, Beach Loop and Waterfront Loop pass through this area

pavilion, picnic tables, grill

Playground- Stearns Park playground is directly north, Waterfront Park large playground is a short walk east

Scenic Views-
classic Lake Michigan lighthouse. Watch the carferry and other boats enter and leave via the channel.

Dogs- The city provides about 20 feet of beach where dogs are allowed, on leash, on the south side of the Loomis Street Boat Launch.

Handicap Accessibility- restroom IS NOT accessible. There is a 4-inch step.
Parking at the SW corner of the lot gives ramped access to walkway

Rest Rooms- Full rest rooms in summer
Potable Water- summer only

Access- west end of paved Loomis Street one block south of Ludington Ave. No fee to park (fee is only for boat launch)
Restrictions- no camping, no dogs, no skateboards, rollerblades or bikes on walkway
Seasonality- often ice covered in winter
Ecosystem- seawall, channel edge of Lake Michigan, mowed lawn picnic area
Other points of interest- large propeller on display with no interpretation. Connect to Ludington Waterfront Walkway, Stearns Park is directly north
most recent date this info personally checked- August 2014
Additional Facilities- fish-cleaning station, small city services
Maintained by- City of Ludington , call 231-845-6237

Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

Take US 10 west into Ludington. This becomes Ludington Avenue. Continue west until the last street before the lake, which is Lakeshore Drive. Turn south and go one block to Loomis Street, turn left into the parking area. Attendant at booth in summer, parking is free, fee is only for boat launch.


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