“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…

New Study Proves Being Active Outdoors is Good for Your Physical and Mental Health

April 8, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Even though there’s still white snow on the ground in April, I know that Spring is on its way.  That means warmer weather is right around the corner and time again for some of my favorite activities. Being outdoors in…

Water Info

February 17, 2016 | Amy McMillan

It’s hard to imagine that anyone with access to a television, radio, newspaper, or the internet has not heard about the Flint Water Crisis.  The presence of lead in the City’s drinking water supply has resulted in calls and emails…

Team Winter? Genesee County Parks Has Got You Covered.

February 5, 2016 | Amy McMillan

February has an odd place in the psyche of those of us who live in the Snowbelt.  For people who look forward all fall to winter, February is usually the last month that they can truly count on to provide…