Saturday, October 20, 2018
Isabella County Parks & Recreation

Isabella County Parks and Recreation

County Parks and Recreation Commission Master Plan Available for Review until October 31, 2018 (Fremont Township included)

The draft of the Isabella County Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan for 2019 to 2023 is currently under public review. Comments are encouraged from the public for feedback on the future projects and direction of the County Parks and Recreation Commission. Also, Fremont Township parks and recreation existing programs and facilities along with future parks and recreation projects have been incorporated as part of the this County Plan.

Residents are encouraged to review the plan and submit comments by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 31st. A copy of the draft will also be available at the County Parks Office, 200 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, Michigan (M-F 8am to 4pm). Click here to review the Draft Master Plan

The County Parks & Recreation Commission, working with Fremont Township have conducted surveys and Public Meeting for the completion of the 2019 – 2023 County Parks, Open Space & Recreation Master Plan. Your input and review of this document is important to the planning and future direction of your County Parks (including Fremont township facilities and programs). Any input or questions are welcome. Send feedback toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the County Parks Main Office 989.317.4083 (M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The plan will be posted until Friday October 26, 2018, with the following Isabella County Parks, Open Space & Recreation Master Plan Public Hearings:

Fremont Township Public Hearing - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 7 p.m. Fremont Township Hall - 2783 W. Blanchard Rd., Winn
Isabella County Parks Public Hearing - Wednesday, November 7, 2018 6:30 p.m. County Building, 2nd Floor BOC Meeting Room, 200 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

2018 County Parks Camping & Pavilion Information

  • November 1, 2017: for returning 30 consecutive days or returning seasonal campers from 2017 - reservations being taken.
  • December 1, 2017: first day for 2018 Campground Reservations for 30 days or more and New Pavilion Reservations
  • January 5, 2018: "Opening Day" for any camper wanting to make reservations (2 days or more) for the 2018 season. 8:00am walk-ins at the Parks Office; Noon-4:30pm phones and mail open.
  • May 1, 2018-October 15, 2018: Camping season at Coldwater & Herrick Parks
  • All Year Round: Deerfield Park (rustic tent camping)

Opening Day Letter 2018

 Please see the Pavillion Rental & Special Use page for more information on pavillion rentals.

Chippewa River Water Trail map

  • ChipRiverWaterTrailLogosm75A local ad-hoc group interested in promoting the Chippewa River has announced today that the web-based version of the Chippewa River Water Trail map is now available on-line. Read more...
  • Click the icon to visit the interactive map.

Isabella County Building
Parks & Recreation - Rm. 110
200 N. Main Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Ph: (989) 317-4083
Fx: (989) 779-9916

Office hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Except holidays

Seasonal Park Phone Numbers:
Coldwater Lake Family Park
1703 N. Littlefield Rd.
Wiedman, MI 48893
(989) 644-2388

Deerfield Nature Park
2425 W. Remus Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 772-2879

Herrick Recreation Area
6320 E. Herrick Rd.
Clare, MI 48617
(989) 386-2010

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