Superstar Student Wins Grant from the National Parks Trust for Her Entire 5th Grade Class

July 17, 2017 | Genessee Parks

Lena Nelson loves For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum, and she goes there often with her aunt and three siblings. So when she heard about a grant offered by the National Parks Trust to fund field trips for school children, she…

Camp close to home (and feel far away!) in your Genesee County Parks

July 12, 2017 | Amy McMillan

Whether you love to rough it out under the stars or your portable vacation home is a luxurious RV, we have everything you need for memorable family camping and getaway “Glamping” right here in your Genesee County Parks.  (We even…

Find your water retreat close to home

| Amy McMillan

Within minutes of anywhere in Genesee County, you can be cooling off in a clear blue lake or chilling out on a sandy beach, paddling down a scenic river, launching your boat for an afternoon float, fishing for supper, or…

Commuting with Flint Bike Share

July 10, 2017 | Genessee Parks

Janet VanDeWinkle is a Genesee County Parks Employee working closely with the Flint Riverfront Restoration Project.  We asked her to write a guest blog for readers about her experience with the Flint Bike Share Program. Here is what she had…

11,000 Acres – An Adventure Seeker’s Paradise

July 7, 2017 | Amy McMillan

If warm days and bright sunshine are drawing you outside, head over to any of your favorite Genesee County Parks, and you’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy summer. Here’s a little sample: Breathe in that fresh air! We have…