Busy as life can be, sometimes you just need to get away, right away. Welcome to the Genesee County Parks, Michigan's largest county park system. With more than 11,000 acres of woods, rivers, lakes, trails, beaches and campgrounds, getting away in the great outdoors is as close as one of the 21 Genesee Parks. When your routine starts to feel a little too routine, slip away to Mid-Michigan's favorite outdoor playground. It's just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.
4th Annual Catfish For a Cause Fishing Tournament
August 24, 6am - 12pm - They're slimy and gross and there are too many in the Holloway Reservoir. It's time to get rid of the channel catfish! Last year 126 fisherman helped improve the walleye fishery in the Holloway Reservoir by catching 90 catfish, with a total weight of 114.9 lbs. Join the fun this year! For families, all ages and abilities. Cost: No entry fee; purchase of permit required to enter facility. Registration begins at 6am and fishing starts at 7am. Weigh-in is at noon
End of Summer Celebration
August 27, 6:30 - 8 pm - If you participated in our summer programs, we would like to invite you to our year end celebration showcasing all of the fun things we did throughout the year. We'll be wrapping up our summer season with an evening full of outdoor crafts, games a photo booth and fun for everyone! In addition we will celebrate World Kitchen Garden Day. Take a tour through our Children's Garden, look at some heirloom fruits and veggies, and see how much fun you can have by eating healthy! Plus help us help the hungry. Bring some of your extra produce, and we will see that it goes to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. For families, all ages and abilities. Cost is FREE! Pre-registration is required by 8/22/2014
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
This event will be held at Buell Lake from 7- 9 pm. For families, all ages and abilites.