The Lakeshore Trail

Sailing, Boating, and Fishing

Without a doubt, Muskegon is a boaters paradise. With the sheltered waters of Muskegon Lake and access to Lake Michigan, boating opportunities of all kinds await. Cruise the “Big Lake”, fish Muskegon Lake, spend a restful day at the dock or tour local attractions. Whatever your boating needs or interests, Muskegon is here to help.marinas

The City of Muskegon provides 4 launch ramps. They are located at Hartshorn Marina, Fisherman’s Landing, Cottage Grove and Grand Trunk ramps on Lakeshore Drive. They serve thousands of boaters each year and even provide access for great ice fishing in winter (check out our Muskegon Salmon Fishing section). Ample parking and restrooms are available at Hartshorn Marina and Fisherman’s Landing. Fisherman’s Landing also offers camping, showers, a fish cleaning station, a chair lift for disability access and overnight docking.


The state of Michigan is one of the leading states in the US as far as golf courses go. Muskegon and its surrounding areas are no exception. There are many challenging public and private golf courses within a 20 mile radius of Muskegon. Whether its a 3 par, championship, or even miniature golf course you prefer, it is all here in Muskegon.


Various nights, at Trinity Health Arena.

The newly renovated Trinity Health Arena offers various recreational activities.  Public skating is offered on Saturday and Sundays.  Youth and adult hockey leagues are also available during the week. The Trinity Health Arena is also home to the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League.

Trinity Health Arena
470 W Western