The Mecosta County Park Commission is run completely from revenue generated in the parks and offers access to many active and passive recreational activities. We own and/or operate six campgrounds and one day use park with boat launch, all of which are situated on water and are spread out among the 576 square miles of our Mecosta County. If you would like to enjoy the outdoors without the added cost of a long trip up North, stop by and see us, we would love to have you as our guest!!!!
Our campgrounds do not yet have internet access; all e-mails are answered at the Administrative Office. For this reason, at this time, we are unable accommodate requests to check availability for reservations through e-mail.
Paris Park is located at the site of the old Paris State Fish Hatchery and has 40 wooded acres on the Muskegon River with 68 campsites nestled under a broadleaf canopy- adjacent to the White Pine Trail State Park. Shaded picnic areas surround trout and waterfowl ponds. With three cabins, Paris Park is a great spot for a quiet respite.
Brower Park is located on the Muskegon River and provides access to 18 miles of navigable river on the backwaters of the Hardy Dam. The park's 280 acres accommodated 230 campsites, 10 cabins, and almost 8,000 ft. of river frontage. Boating, fishing and fun is the name of the game at Brower!
Would you like to fish on the Muskegon River without the hassle of a boat launch located inside a busy campground? Davis Bridge Park consists of a new day use area including a boat launch, picnic areas, parking for vehicles and also vehicles with a boat trailer.
Are you a hunting or fishing enthusiast looking for a great place to camp? We are conveniently located close to the city of Big Rapids and we offer rustic sites with ADA accessible pit toilets and a hand pump on site for water. Camp close to the water and bring your boat to one of our two launches!!!!
Merrill-Gorrel Campground offers frontage on TWO lakes (Merrill and Gorrel) with 147 campsites and four cabins situated on 90 acres.Merrill-Gorrel Campground offers both semi-modern and rustic camping sites.. Two beaches, two play areas, four shelters and two boat launches enhance this picturesque getaway.
School Section Lake Veteran's Park's 86 acres include 167 campsites, five cabins, picnic shelters, a sandy swimming beach and a family group camp complete with six rustic cabins and a main lodge with kitchen and dining area.
Tubbs Lake State Forest Campgrounds provide 33 rustic camping sites with centrally located water, dumpsters vault toilets, and 2 boat launches. Located approx. eight miles from Barryton, Tubbs Lake is nestled within the Martiny Flooding Area. Locally famous for the endless fishing, boating and relaxation opportunities which are available here.