The City of Detroit Lakes has a mile-long maintained sandy beach on the shore of Little Detroit Lake. The beach runs along West Lake Drive with a total of 4.8 acres providing swimming activities for the public. The City Beach has two public accesses providing areas for launching boats and personal watercraft for fishing and other water sport activities. There is a handicapped accessible fishing pier on the beach providing fishing access for everyone. The City Beach is adjacent to the City Park. Alcohol is not allowed in the city parks or on the beach.