Port Austin Beach of Choice
Bird Creek Beach in Port Austin is a seven-acre day-use park located at the tip of Michigan’s Thumb. Bird Creek features a 350-foot boardwalk along its one-acre beach with roofed picnic shelters overlooking the beach and the water. The boardwalk includes picnic spots, benches, restrooms, a large shelter and connections to play areas and shore fishing. The park features a large picnic Pavilion adjacent a playground, restrooms, and shower facility. Concession stands with pop, ice cream & snacks are available on weekends.
Located in the village of Port Austin, this park is within walking distance of the village. It is a favorite spot for sailors and boaters who dock at the State harbor and marina. There are nearby kayak rentals and this Port Austin beach and park is a prime stop on the Heritage Water Trail.