Kalamazoo Nature Center
www.NatureCenter.org
7000 N. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI
269.381.1574
The Nature Center was voted the number one nature center in the nation by other nature centers.

Fort Custer Recreation Area
www.michigandnr.com
M-96, East of Augusta
269.731.4200
Areas for biking, swimming, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, hunting, horseback riding and camping.

Kal-Haven Trail
www.michigan.org
Kalamazoo to South Haven
269.674.8011
The former Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad track bed have been converted to a biking/hiking/snowmobile trail.

Kalamazoo Parks
www.kzooparks.org

W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest
www.agbioresearch.msu.edu/centers/kelloggforest
7060 N. 42nd
Augusta, MI
269.731.4597
Established on abandoned agricultural land, the 716-acre Kellogg Experimental Forest is known worldwide for research on tree breeding and genetics, planting techniques, and plantation establishment and management. The forest is open to the public for biking, hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing, and has several interpretive trails with over 50 miles of trails and skiing from 8 a.m. until dusk.

Gourdneck State Game Area
www.michigan.gov
South of Portage
269.244.5928

Kalamazoo River
www.kalamazooriver.net
This 135-mile river has 27 riverfront developments, parks and access sites, offering opportunities for fishing, canoeing, boating and other aquatic sports.

Yankee Springs Recreation Area
www.michigandnr.com
Barry County, MI
269.795.9081
This rural recreation area of Kalamazoo features nine lakes, Gun Lake offers 200-site modern campground.

West Lake Nature Preserve
www.portagemi.gov
420 S. Shore Drive
Portage, MI 49002
269.329.4522
1-1/2-mile trail overlooks West Lake.

Bishop’s Bog
www.michigantrailmaps.com
Preserve Connects Schrier Park and West Lake Nature Preserve
Portage, MI
Features 1-1/2-miles of wooded and wetland trails.

Parks of Comstock Township
www.comstockmi.com

City of Kalamazoo
www.kalamazoocity.org
269.337.8193
Enjoy 64 public parks with year-round family recreation, team sports, picnicking, playground activities, walking, fishing, swimming, boating and cross-country skiing.

Kalamazoo County Parks
www.kalcounty.com/parks
269.383.8778
Recreation and picnic opportunities abound in Kalamazoo County’s park system. Open year round 7 a.m. to sunset.

Cold Brook Park
www.kalcounty.com/parks/coldbrook
14467 East “MN” Avenue
Climax, MI 49034
269.383.8778
Located between Galesburg & Climax and features a swimming beach, boat ramp with access to 3 lakes, improved campgrounds, Championship disc golf course.

Prairie View Park
www.kalcounty.com/parks/prairieview
899 East “U” Avenue
Vicksburg, MI 49097
269.383.8778
Located between Portage, Schoolcraft & Vicksburg and features a swimming beach, boat ramp with access to 2 lakes (Gourdneck & Hogsett), scenic trails and several picnic sites.

Scotts Mill Park
www.kalcounty.com/Parks/scottsmill
8451 South 35th Street
Scotts, MI 49088
269.383.8778
Located just west of the Village of Scotts and features the preservation of Agriculture & History with the 1870s.

Oak Shores Resort Campground (Vicksburg)
www.oakshorescampground.com
86232 County Road 215
Decatur, MI
269.423.7370

River Oaks Park
www.kalcounty.com/parks/riveroaks
9050 East Michigan Ave
Galesburg, MI 49043
269.383.8778
Located between Comstock & Galesburg and features several soccer and softball fields, boat ramp with access to Morrow Lake, scenic trails and picnic sites.

Markin Glen Park
www.kalcounty.com/parks/markinglen
5333 North Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
269.383.8778
Located in Northern Kalamazoo County and features a swimming beach, tennis courts, state-of-the-art campground, scenic trails.

Shady Bend Park
www.shadybendcampground.com
5320 E. Augusta Drive
Augusta, MI 49012
269.731.4503

Timberlake Campground
www.manta.com
7250 S. 40th Street
Climax, MI 49034
269.746.4101

Fort Custer Recreation Park
www.michigan.org
5163 W. Fort Custer Dr.
Augusta, MI 49012
269.731.4200

Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds
www.kalcounty.com/parks/fair
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269.383.8776
Located off Business I-94

River Oaks County Park
www.kalcounty.com/parks/riveroaks
9202 East Michigan Avenue
Galesburg, MI
269.665-9608