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Parks in Hillsdale County

There are a variety of parks scattered throughout Hillsdale County. Please browse below to learn more. Moscow Twp park [Click here to view full size picture]

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City & Village Parks

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Gazebo at the Arboretum [Click here to view full size picture] Hillsdale City Parks see: http://www.ci.hillsdale.mi.us



Water works Park
Main and Lincoln Streets
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, playground equipment.

Allen Village:
Allen Community Park
Center of Village behind Fire Dept. Barn
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, indoor restroom, drinking fountain, basketball, softball, tennis, and playground equipment.
Parking availalble for 45 vehicles.

Camden Village:
JC's Park
Corner of Miller and Wales Street
Facilities provided include: basketball and playground equipment.

Chester Park
600 W Bell Street
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor restrooms, baseball/softball and playground equipoment.

Jonesville Village:
G. Carl Fast Memorial Park
US-12
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, playground equipment.

Wright Street Park
Wright Street
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, basketball, softball, tennis and playground equipment;
Parking available for 10 vehicles.

Litchfield City:
Fireman's Park
South Chicago Street (M-49)
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, outdorr restrooms, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, playground equipment, handicap fishing dock, bicycle/nature trail;
Make reservations for pavilion use at City Office.

Simpson Park
Bishop Street near high school
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, indoor restroom, drinking fountain, basketball, baseball/softball, playground equipment, public swimming pool, gazebo;
Make reservations for pavilion use at City Office.

North Adams Village:
Cleve Crater Memorial Park
Vreeland Street
Facilities provided include: baseball/softball and soccer.

James Williams Memorial Park
East Main Street
Facilities provided include: picnic tables, playground equipment.

North Adams Area Recreation Park
Knowles Road- South of High Street
Facilities provided include: drinking fountain, basketball, baseball/softball, tennis court

Waldron Village:
Larry Drive
Facilities include:Pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor restroom, outdoor grills, and playground equipment.

Reading Village:
Barrie Field
Cherry Street
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor restroom, drinking fountain, baseball/softball.

Magic Square
State Street
Facilities provided include: pavilion, baseball/softball.

Township Parks

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Cambria Township:
Cambria Millpond
By waters edge at the old dam site from the Cambria Millpond.
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, basketball, playground equipment.

Fayette Township:
Michigan Department of Transportation
Jonesville Road Side Park
East US-12
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, drinking fountain.

Moscow Township:
Headwaters Park
7324 E Chicago Road, Moscow
Facilities provided include: gazebo, picnic tables, outdoor grills, outdoor hydrant, basketball, playground equipment.

Somerset Township:
Barnett Field
South of Township Hall
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, baseball/softball, playground equipment.

McCourtie Park
US-12 and Jackson Road
Facilities provided include: pavilion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, outdoor restrooms, baseball/softball, tennis court, playground equipment.
Sites include 17 concrete historic bridges.

County Parks

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All county parks are open from dawn to dusk (excluding the community center building at Lewis Emery Park, which is available for rent until 1:00 AM).

 

Lewis Emery Park ("Like" us on Facebook!)
This county park is managed by the Hillsdale County Parks Commission. Facilities include: 6 man-made fishing ponds with handicap accessible piers, playground equipment, outdoor restrooms, ball fields and a meeting building. For use of the building contact the Parks Commission at 517-437-0582.

Kathe & Cali Hillsdale County Park
A 20 acre nature park located in Somerset Township in the northeast corner of Hillsdale County. This park, acquired in 2002, contains four ecosystems, several endangered species, two and one half miles of wooded trails, a playground, sand volleyball court, tetherball, picnic tables, and ample parking.

 

Bird Lake Park

A small swimming beach with 250 feet of frontage along Bird Lake.  The park was donated to the county in the 1950's.  Until the summer of 2009, it was the only free public swimming beach in Hillsdale County, and it remains free today.

 

Hemlock Beach Park

A small picnic park offering playground equipment and 2.5 acres of land.  Despite its name, it is not on a waterfront.

Documents/Forms:
~Updated~ Lewis Emery Park Pamphlet (PDF file, 690 KB)

Other Parks

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Hillsdale College:
Slayton Arboretum
This facility encompasses 14 acres with a wide variety of ornamental plants. A stone gazebo and hiking trails add to the visitors enjoyment.

Simpson Woods
This natural area is covered with native hardwood forest. Hiking trails and park benches are present year around.
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