Fifth Avenue Beach is located on the north side of Manistee at the west end of Fifth Avenue on Lake Michigan. The Coast Guard facility is adjacent to the park. There is a large lakefront beach with a new universally accessible beach house (including concession/vending) that was constructed next to the playground and parking lot. Universal access from the beach house to the beach is available via ramp.
Amenities at the beach include parking, concessions, drinking water, fishing area, grills, picnic area, playground equipment, public restrooms, and volleyball nets.