Buttersville Park Beach

Pere Marquette, Michigan

Buttersville Park Beach is located close to a state-licensed campground. Visitors can reserve the pavilion for picnics, walk on the beautiful beach, spend time at the Pere Marquette Shrine, or make use of the boat launch.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 6th, 2020. Swim Drink Fish Canada - Great Lakes Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 6th, 2020 at 3:00 PM.
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Current Weather
23°C
Clear and sunny
Monitoring Frequency

Buttersville Park Beach is sampled monthly from June 27th from September 10th.

Source Information

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. However, some beaches are tested bi-weekly or monthly.

Officially, the water should be clean for swimming from May 1 to October 31.

Michigan beaches are posted when the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time exceeds 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days exceeds 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

Water Quality Graph

Buttersville Park Beach

Pere Marquette, Michigan

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 6th, 2020. Swim Drink Fish Canada - Great Lakes Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 6th, 2020 at 3:00 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
23°C
Clear and sunny

Buttersville Park Beach is located close to a state-licensed campground. Visitors can reserve the pavilion for picnics, walk on the beautiful beach, spend time at the Pere Marquette Shrine, or make use of the boat launch.

Monitoring Frequency

Buttersville Park Beach is sampled monthly from June 27th from September 10th.

Source Information

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. However, some beaches are tested bi-weekly or monthly.

Officially, the water should be clean for swimming from May 1 to October 31.

Michigan beaches are posted when the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time exceeds 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days exceeds 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

Water Quality Graph

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