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…

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…

“The Woods Are Lovely, Dark And Deep…”

December 9, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Winter has arrived and that means it’s time to bundle up and head to your Genesee County Parks, because they’re just as much fun in cold weather as they are when it’s hot out. All those trails you love to…

Explore the beauty of autumn in your Genesee County Parks

October 13, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Fall colors are expected to peak in Genesee County between October 21 and 28, and some of the very best places to experience this glorious display are in your Genesee County Parks. One of our favorite ways to take in…

Amazing Field Trip Opportunities With Your Genesee County Parks

September 16, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission has wonderful opportunities for your students to learn and interact with nature and history.  If you’re afraid we’re out of your budget capabilities, we would like you to know that Target Corporation is accepting applications…

Wild Pokemon have invaded the Genesee County Parks

July 12, 2016 | Amy McMillan

It only took one weekend for everyone to know about, or at least hear about, the new Pokemon Go! App and the excitement buzz it’s generating.  We don’t doubt you’ve heard about it by now either from social media, your…

10 Here fishy fishy

June 10, 2016 | Amy McMillan

This weekend is Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend for the summer.  That means you don’t have to have a fishing license to bait a hook, drop a line and test your skills by reeling in your next fish story.  The Genesee…

Make This Your Family’s Best Summer Ever!

May 27, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Memorial Day weekend is the official start of summer in the Genesee County Parks! Come explore 11,000 acres of spectacular terrain and enjoy months of warm-weather activities for all ages and abilities that will peak your curiosity, inspire your creativity,…

15 Signs of Spring

April 15, 2016 | Amy McMillan

If the return of robins is the first true sign of Spring in Michigan, the return of potholes may be the second. Just like streets, roads, and parking lots everywhere in our fair state, potholes and puddles are “springing” up…