Saginaw Bay Beach

Play on the Shore of a Michigan Beach

Michigan Beach on Saginaw Bay

Michigan Beach on Saginaw Bay

A blissful day on one of the many Michigan Beach with public parks along the shoreline of the Thumb. Playing in the sugar sand along the shore with kids is a favorite thing to do in the Upper Thumb.

Huron County Michigan is a ideal spot to find your favorite family get away. With the ability to enjoy a sunrise or sunset on over 90 miles of Lake Huron shoreline. With two large state parks, Sleeper and Port Crescent and over ten public county beaches, three are plenty of places to play and picnic.

  • Bird Creek County Park 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, large shelter and connections to play areas and shore fishing. Bird Creek Park
  • Over the years I’ve encountered numerous folks from Southeast Michigan who have fond memories of heading to the beach in Caseville. The park’s waterfront offers a large sandy expanse with plenty of room to build sandcastles, play touch football, rent kayaks and swim the day away. Caseville Beach County Park
  • Bored with Beer at your Parties. Here is a helpful guide for pairing wine with any party dish. Especially the Super Bowl. Wine Matching for your Football Tailgate.
  • Barn Art is cool. We have a map of where the best of the secret barn art is in the county. Barn Art and other Adventures at the Tip of the Thumb.


Michael Hardy

Michael Hardy is the owner of Thumbwind Publications LLC. Michael was born in Michigan and grew up near Caseville. In 2009 he started this fun-loving site covering Michigan's Upper Thumb. Since then, he has authored a vast range of content and established a loyal base of 60,000 visitors per month.

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