Old Mission Peninsula Beaches

Haserot Beach

Located about 18 miles north of Traverse City on East Bay, Haserot Beach offers a sandy lakeshore as well as free parking, picnic areas, and a playground. 

Old Mission State Park

Following Center Road all the way to the top of the Old Mission Peninsula, Old Mission State Park boasts 40 acres of land and beachfront. With free parking, restrooms available, and a historic lighthouse, Old Mission State Park offers much to be explored.

Bowers Harbor Boat Launch 

Located on Traverse City's West Bay, the Bowers Harbor Boat Launch offers ample parking and the opportunity to take your boat out on beautiful Lake Michigan. After a day on the water, you can enjoy dinner at the Boat House Restaurant located right next door.