Dog Friendly Beaches in Manistee, MI

There are 5 dog friendly beaches in Manistee, and 3 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Manistee.

Pet Friendly Nordhouse Dunes
Nordhouse Dunes Nordhouse Dunes offers miles of trails to explore on the shore of Lake Michigan. Natural features include sand dunes, wooded areas, marshes, interdunal ponds, and beaches. Dogs must be leashed at all times while exploring Nordhouse Dunes. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are also permitted in the campground. Dogs are not permitted on the swimming beach. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog Friendly Beach at Douglas Recreation Area
Dog Friendly Beach at Douglas Recreation Area Douglas Park offers a dog-friendly beach area between the pier heads. The entrance is located next to the Rotary Observation Deck. Please make sure to follow all rules for the dog beach. See Details
Manistee Dog Park at Douglas Recreation Area Your pet will love the chance to run off-leash at this fenced, 1/2-acre dog park near the beach with a shaded area and picnic tables. Although the dog park is near the beach, there is no water access. See Details
First Street Beach First Street Beach, located within Douglas Park, is dog-friendly throughout much of the year. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, though, dogs are not permitted on the beach at any time. Dogs should be kept leashed at all times in accordance with city ordinances. See Details
North Beach Access North Beach Access in Manistee is dog-friendly! The secluded beach is geared toward pets, and dog owners are encouraged to bring their furry friends along for long walks. North Beach Access is located at the north end of Washington Street. See Details
North Point Beach This dog friendly beach is on Lake Michigan near Portage Lake. It offers a beautiful beach and pier where dogs are welcome! See Details
Loomis Street Dog Beach About 50 yards of sandy beach located just South of the boat ramp area. Restroom, trash can, doggie bags and channel walking loop are nearby. See Details
Arcadia Beach Natural Area Arcadia Beach Natural Area is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this beach, as long as they are cleaned up after. There's also a child’s playground area and toilets by the parking area. See Details