Welcome to the Mecosta County Park Commission!

For online reservations please use the “Campground Info” tab above and select the individual park that you wish to make your reservation in.

Contact us at the following numbers:
Brower Park - 231-823-2561
School Section Lake Veteran's Park - 231-972-7450
Merrill Gorrel Campground - 989-382-7158
Paris Park - 231-796-3420
Administration Building - 231-832-3246

For information on the School Section Pavilion Project, click here

Vehicle permits are required for entrance into Brower Park, School Section Lake Veteran's Park, Merrill-Gorrel Campground and Paris Park. Vehicle Permits and fee payment are required for camping guest. Please note: the Michigan State Park Recreation Passport does not apply to the Mecosta County Parks.

Reservation Information

For all reservations please contact the individual park office during the camping season or use this website to make online reservations. When the parks close for the season reservations can be made for the following season through the administration office.

Pavilion and Picnic Reservations are available beginning September 15th each season for the following season. Full payment is due at time of reservation.

Family Group Camp reservations for next season at School Section are available beginning September 15th for Youth Groups and October 1st for all other guest. 50% deposit required at time of reservation.

For Seasonal Campsite information at School Section, Merrill-Gorrel, or Paris Park please contact the appropriate park office for up to date information. Once the parks have closed for the season information can be obtained through the Park Administration office.

Brower Park has 120 seasonal sites available for the 2016 camping season. These sites are distributed through a lottery process. The 2016 lottery will take place at Brower Park on September 26th, 2015. For further information regarding the lottery process please contact the Bower Park camp office.

On-Line Campsite Reservations for 2016 will begin on the first business day in February at NOON.

Check In/Check Out times are 3:00 pm each day. Guests may call the park on the day of arrival to verify if their site is available for early check-in.

Discover, Visa and MasterCard accepted at Brower, School Section, Merrill and Paris Parks


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