Saugatuck Dunes State Park

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Saugatuck Dunes State Park


Location:In Allegan County, west of Highway 196 via Exit to 64th Street, then west on 138th Avenue to park.
Facilities:Picnic area and shelter, trails (13 miles).
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Saugatuck Dunes is a day use park along a secluded strip of Lake Michigan shoreline. The park's major attractions are the long sandy beaches and the 300-acre natural area, which contains a coastal dune system as well as three endangered plant species. Some of the dunes are more than 200 feet tall.
Address:6575 138th Ave
Saugatuck, MI 49453

Phone:269-637-2788
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=491
Size: 880 acres.

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A combination of loss on ignition and wet sieving was used to obtain the weight percent organic detritus, sand and silt/clay in vibracores from Goshorn Lake at the eastern edge of the Saugatuck coastal dune complex.