Flat River running through McCarthy Park [Click here to view full size picture]
Montcalm County Parks & Recreation Commission owns and maintains 6 parks. (5 day parks and 1 overnight facility)
Artman Park is located 1 1/2 miles west of Howard City on the north corner of M-82 and Amy School Road, on beautiful Tamarack Creek. Our foot bridge has become a popular spot for summer weddings. Krampe Park is located south of Amble on Church Road, between Masters Rd. and Amble Rd. Krampe Park has frontage on Winfield Lake. McCarthy Park is located on M-91 north of Greenville between Turk Lake and Langston. This park has 3 covered pavilions available for reservations. The Flat River runs through McCarthy Park. Schmeid Park is located on the north side of Townline Lake at the intersection of Robin Dr. and Caroline Dr. Schmied Park offers playground equipment and a basketball court. Ford Lincoln Park is also located on the north side of Townline Lake. Ford Lincoln park is the county's only overnight facility, available all year round by reservation only.
NEW in June, 2007 - The Carl Paepke Flat River Nature Park has 4,200 feet of frontage on the beautiful Flat River. Not far from McCarthy Park, it is located on Johnson Road, 1/2 mile south of Sidney Road, from Gowen. The Flat River Nature Park offers a quiet, pristine, and fenced in nature area with two (2) walking trails - one is eight tenths (.8) of a mile long and one is one mile & eight tenths (1.8) miles long. Something for all families to enjoy free of charge.
For more information on any of the parks listed above, click on the appropriate link below or click here to email the parks department. to email the parks department.
Additional information can be obtained about the Montcalm County Parks & Recreation Commission by clicking here. The complete rules for using all parks in Montcalm County can be found by clicking County Parks Ordinance.
Bass Lake Park
Carl Paepke Flat River Nature Park
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