DescriptionLudington is a popular fishing center and port on the western shore of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Pere Marquette River. Freighters and pleasure craft find safe deepwater harborage in Pere Marquette Lake. Chinook, coho and king salmon can be caught in Lake Michigan and in the Pere Marquette River. Waterfront Park features an amphitheater for summer concerts, a playground, picnic tables, scenic walkways, eight bronze statues designed to celebrate the city's heritage and future, and views of the harbor and automobile ferry.
The SS Badger, operated by the Lake Michigan Carferry Service , offers automobile ferry service from Ludington to Manitowoc, Wis. For information and fares phone (800) 841-4243.
The huge illuminated cross that overlooks the harbor marks the spot where Pere Jacques Marquette is thought to have died in 1675.
Visitor InfoLudington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Things to SeeHistoric White Pine Village