School Section Lake Veteran's Park

School Section Lake Veteran's Park is CLOSED and will re-open May 6th (weather permitting).

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 a public notice for SSLVP

Click here for the history of School Section Lake Park

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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. School Section is a pleasant combination of history, nature and modern camping for an enjoyable recreation experience.


ONLINE reservations are closed for the season. ONLINE reservations for campsites and cabins begin the first business day in February at noon. Phone or in person reservations will be taken when the park opens in the spring.

No refunds will be given for Holiday reservations.
No refunds will be given for day of arrival

Picnic Reservations

Picnic reservations begin on September 15th of every year. Please contact the park to reserve.

Shelter (Monday through Sunday) - $50.00

Area (Monday through Sunday) - $25.00

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 bunk and queen beds and sleeps 48 guests. You must bring your own bedding. 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, freezer, refrigerator, storage, cooking and eating utensils. Reservations begin on September 15th at the park office for Youth groups and October 1st for Adult groups

Click Here for the rules and regulations.

Family Group Camp

Weekday (Sunday at 5:00 p.m. - Friday at 3:00 p.m.)- $150
Weekend (Friday at 5:00 p.m. - Sunday at 3:00 p.m.)- $550
Adult Weekday - $150

Pet Policy

There are no pets allowed at School Section Lake.

Seasonal Sites

School Section Lake Veteran's Park offers 117 seasonal campsites. If you are interested in becoming a seasonal camper, you must fill out a seasonal lot request form which can be found in our campground office. These forms are available beginning opening day of each summer season. Even if you are considering becoming a seasonal camper, a form should be filled out. If the park staff does call you to offer you a campsite, you always have the ability to turn the site down. So don't worry, fill out the request form and think about becoming a seasonal camper!! NOTE: Once the form is filled out you are on a waiting list. This list is only good for the current year and does not roll over to the next year.


Basketball Court
Sand Volleyball
Disc Golf
Swimming Area
Baseball Diamond
Ping Pong Table
Boat Launch
Pathways through the Woods
Youth Programs
Picnic Areas
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

All campsites have electric hook-up and water hook-up as well as a picnic table and fire pit on the site.

Vehicle permit required for entrance

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)