Tawas Point State Park-Day Use Area

Baldwin, Michigan

The day-use beach area of this state park is found on the Lake Huron side of Tawas Point, and offers a designated swimming area. Tawas Point has been referred to as the “Cape Cod of the Midwest”, and the day-use area is a great way to access this beautiful spot. Facilities in this section of the park include picnic tables, grills and a playground for children.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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 at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Tawas Point State Park-Day Use Area is sampled weekly from January 1st to January 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. Officially, the water is tested for recreational standards from May 1 to October 31.

The Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality uses guidance provided by the EPA to develop ambient standards for E. coli. E. coli standards for water used for total body contact recreation are provided in the Michigan Public Health Code and Rule 323.1062(1) of the Part 4.

A beach is marked Green the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time is under 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days is under 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Red 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.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Tawas Point State Park-Day Use Area

Baldwin, Michigan

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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 at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

The day-use beach area of this state park is found on the Lake Huron side of Tawas Point, and offers a designated swimming area. Tawas Point has been referred to as the “Cape Cod of the Midwest”, and the day-use area is a great way to access this beautiful spot. Facilities in this section of the park include picnic tables, grills and a playground for children.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Tawas Point State Park-Day Use Area is sampled weekly from January 1st to January 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. Officially, the water is tested for recreational standards from May 1 to October 31.

The Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality uses guidance provided by the EPA to develop ambient standards for E. coli. E. coli standards for water used for total body contact recreation are provided in the Michigan Public Health Code and Rule 323.1062(1) of the Part 4.

A beach is marked Green the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time is under 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days is under 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Red 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.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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