Located right along Lake Michigan between Pentwater and Ludington, Summit Township Park boasts shaded picnic tables, bathrooms, recreational facilities, and Lake Michigan access.

For larger gatherings, the indoor pavilion at the park can be rented.


Summit Township Park amenities include:

  • Lake Michigan beach access
  • Picnic tables and a shaded picnic area
  • Grills
  • Indoor bathrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Tennis courts
  • Sports fields
  • An indoor pavilion (for rent only)


Park Location and Hours

Summit Township Park is located at:

5581 South Lakeshore Drive
Ludington, MI 49431

The park is open April 1st through October 31st, daily from 8:00 am – dusk or 10:00 pm.


Summit Township Park Rules

  • Closed at dusk or by 10:00 pm
  • No glass containers on the beach
  • No camping
  • Dogs allowed on leash only


How to Rent the Summit Park Pavilion

The pavilion at Summit Park is ideal for large events and gatherings. Each year, it serves as a picturesque location for weddings, receptions, reunions, graduations, and more.

The pavilion can hold approximately 50 to 75 people and is handicap accessible. Features include:

  • 40 folding chairs
  • Seven 9-foot tables
  • One 12-foot table
  • A stove
  • A microwave
  • A refrigerator
  • An outdoor water faucet

Pricing is as follows (as of 2021):

  • Summit Township taxpayers: $100 (if large tent is used, then $350)
  • Non-Summit Township taxpayers: $250 (if large tent is used, then $500)

Please keep in mind that renters are responsible for the condition of the building and the behavior of their guests. Deductions from the rental deposit may be made for any problems or damages.

If you would like to rent the pavilion, download our lease agreement: