Welcome to the Mecosta County Park Commission!

For information on the School Section Pavilion Project, click here

We are looking for a concessionaire at Brower Park. If you are interested in operating your concession stand within the park, please contact the Admin Office (231) 832-3246.

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

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


Family Group Camp reservations can be made by calling School Section- 231-972-7450

Picnic reservations can be made by calling park you are interested in: School Section - 231-972-7450, Merrill-Gorrel - 989-382-7158 and Paris - 231-796-3420

Check In/Check Out times are 3:00 pm each day. Guests may call the park that they are staying in on the day of arrival to verify if they can check into their campsite early.

Consumers Energy has allowed the Mecosta County Park Commission to increase the number of seasonal sites in Brower Park for 2015 from 83 to 120.

These sites have been split up and each camping area has been increased.

If you are interested in becoming a new seasonal guest at Brower, please contact the Admin Office (231) 832-3246 and get registered before on-line reservations begin on January 1, 2015. A minimum $200.00 deposit is required. For 2015 rates, please check the website under the “campgrounds info” tab.

Also note: On-Line Reservations for 2016 and beyond will begin on the first business day in February at NOON.

Online reservations have begun. Updates for online reservations will be posted on the website and Facebook. Dates are subject to change with or without notice.

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


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