School Section Lake Veteran's Park

School Section Lake Veteran's Park is Closed for the season and will reopen on May 5, 2017.

Click on the above map to see an enlarged view. 9003 90th Ave
Mecosta, MI 49332
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For information on the School Section Pavilion Project, click here

Click here for the history of School Section Lake Park

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School Section Lake Veteran's Park's 86 acres include 162 campsites, 7 cabins, 4 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. School Section is a pleasant combination of history, nature and modern camping for an enjoyable recreation experience.

Picnic Reservations

Picnic reservations begin on the first business day in January 12:00 Noon. Reservations can be made online or by calling the parks administration office at 231-832-3246

Picnic Shelter - $50.00/day

Family Group Camp Reservations

If you're looking for a unique place to host your gathering, we can help. The Family Group Camp is located in a secluded corner of School Section Lake Veteran's Park. The camp has six 18' x 24' cabins, with electricity. Cabins have twin bunk beds with mattresses and sleep up to 72 guests. Mattresses are provided, however you must provide your own bedding (blankets, sleeping bags, pillows.) A modern restroom building is on site. Our 30' x 40' log lodge has electricity, a fireplace, kitchen & dining area with seating capacity for 100 people. The kitchen has a large camp style electric range, with griddle and oven, a water heater, large sinks, freezers, refrigerators, storage, cooking and eating utensils. Reservations begin on the first business day in January at 12:00 Noon and can be made online or by calling the parks administration office at 231-832-3246.

A 3-night minimum is required for Family Group Camp Reservations

The Family Group Camp nightly rate is $225/night

Click Here for the rules and regulations.

Pet Policy

There are no pets allowed at School Section Lake.

Seasonal Sites

School Section Lake Veteran's Park offers 114 seasonal campsites. If you are interested in becoming a seasonal camper, information can be obtained at the park office during the camping season or by calling the parks administration office at 231-832-3246 during the off season.


Modern Restroom Buildings with Showers
Camper Dump Station
Concessions Building - Ice and Firewood
Basketball Court
Sand Volleyball Courts
Disc Golf
Multiple Playgrounds
Large Beach and Swim Area
Baseball Diamond
Fishing and Fish Cleaning Station
Ping Pong Table
Shallow Water Boat Launch
Canoe, Kayak, Stand UP Paddleboard and Paddleboat Rentals
Pathways through the Woods
Youth Art Barn
Special Events (schedule available at camp office)
Picnic Shelters

Sports equipment is available for use, free of charge at the Park Office.


School Section Lake Veteran's Park has both ADA Showers and flush toilets available.

All campsites have electric and water outlets, as well as a picnic table and fire pit on the site.

Vehicle permit required for entrance in addition to camping fees.

Each campsite is allowed:

- One primary camping unit (tent, trailer, motor home, etc.)
- One additional tent
- Eight people maximum per site
- Two vehicles per site (vehicle passes required), plus one trailer (boat or utility)