Alexander Henry Park - United States, Michigan, Mackinaw City


Alexander Henry Park is a small, yet picturesque beach located in Mackinaw City, United States. The beach is approximately 100 yards long and features soft, white sand.


There are no lifeguards on duty, but there are public restrooms, picnic tables, and grills available for use.


Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, fishing, picnicking, and hiking along the nearby trails


Parking is available at Alexander Henry Park with both free and paid options. There is a small parking lot located near the beach entrance and street parking is available as well.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Alexander Henry Park is named after the British fur trader and explorer, Alexander Henry, who explored the Mackinac Island area in the 1700s.


Attractions near the beach include the Mackinaw City Lighthouse, Mackinac Island Ferry, and the Historic Downtown Mackinaw City.


There are several nearby restaurants offering a variety of cuisine including the Keyhole Bar & Grill, Dixie Saloon, and Nonna Lisa's Italian Restaurant.


For those looking for nearby lodging, there are several options available in Mackinaw City including the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn, the Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront, and the Baymont by Wyndham Mackinaw City.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 80/100

Alexander Henry Park does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, Alexander Henry Park does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Alexander Henry Park is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Alexander Henry Park is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at Alexander Henry Park.

No, Alexander Henry Park maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Alexander Henry Park has multiple restaurant options near or on the beach.

Alexander Henry Park is not known for any activities in particular.

Yes, Alexander Henry Park offers accommodations for people with disabilities, allowing everyone to relish the coastal experience.

Alexander Henry Park is not dog-friendly.

Alexander Henry Park is not generally considered to be good for surfing.