Park Directory

Bluebell Beach and Splash Pad Spray Ground

5500 Bray Road
Flint, MI 48505 (Genesee Twp.)

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Bluebell Beach and Splash Pad


Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission’s Bluebell Beach is home to the area's first Splash Pad Spray Ground. The new Splash Pad Spray Ground shoots water in a timed sequence from the ground, and also from various play structures on the Splash Pad. There is no charge to use the Splash Pad Spray Ground.

  • Uses  Detroit City Water through the Genesee County Municiple Water System. This water is not a part of the Flint City Water System.

  • uses fresh, not recycled water.

  • is the only free splash pad in Genesee County.

  • is a zero-depth, barrier-free surface.

  • features an adjacent shaded patio area with picnic tables.

  • is adjacent to the playground.

When visiting the Splash Pad:

  • parents are required to monitor their children. Parents and/or guardians with children 5 years of age and younger are welcome to supervise them from inside the splash pad fence.  Parents/guardians of older children should supervise them from outside the fence. A child with special needs may need their parent/guardian with them no matter how old they are 

  • remember that the splash pad is for children under 12 years of age.  Anyone over 12 must be there to accompany a child.

  • please observe the following: no running or water fighting. The use of squirt guns, water balloons, and buckets is not allowed.

 

 

Bluegill Boat Launch

4045 Coldwater Road
Flint, MI 48506-1363

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Bluegill Boat Launch


Entrances are on Coldwater Road at Center Road, and on Genesee Road south of Stanley Road. There is no wake speed limit on Mott Lake. The Genesee Belle Paddlewheel Riverboat operates every day on Mott Lake. Please remain at least 500 feet away from the Genesee Belle at all times.

Buell Lake County Park

14098 N. Genesee Road
Clio, MI 48420-9122

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Buell Lake County Park

  • Ball diamonds.
  • Pavilions (available for rental). For more rental information please click here
  • Picnic areas and playground.
  • Fishing site.
  • Radio-controlled model airplane field.
  • Snowmobile area. Open 24 hours a day. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.

 

Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad

6140 Bray Road

Flint, MI 48505
 

Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad

Need a break from the rush of daily life? Go back to a time when things were a whole lot simpler. Welcome to Crossroads Village. It’s an authentic Great Lakes town from the turn of the last century, with over 30 historic structures and a thriving community to welcome you. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad, catch a show at the Colwell Opera House or learn a trade from one of our craftspeople. It’s a place out of history where you can make a little history of your own. And it’s just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.

Davison Roadside County Park

6160 Davison Road at N. Belsay Road
Burton, MI 48509

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Davison Roadside County Park

Beginner’s Sledding Hill. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.

  • Picnic Area.
  • Pavilion (available for rental). For more rental information please click here.

 

Elba Equestrian Complex

1875 N. Elba Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Elba Equestrian Complex

With 4,540 acres of trails, 25 individual campsites, a hand pump to water the horse, water for human consumption, a small picturesque inland lake and one well, the Elba Equestrian Complex is available for camping with your horse or to host special events.

Everett A. Cummings Event Center

6130 E. Mt. Morris Road 
Mt. Morris, MI 48458 

Everett A. Cummings Event Center

Genesee County Parks is home to two of the finest equestrian facilities in Southeast Michigan, Everett A. Cummings Event Center and Elba Equestrian Complex. Both facilities regularly host local and statewide equestrian events, so advance reservations are necessary. To reserve your Elba campsite, or to host an event at either Elba or the Cummings Event Center, please contact the Parks reservation office at: 1-800-648-7275 ext. 6, Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Special events require the completion of the Genesee County Parks Special Events form 60 days in advance of the event.

Waterfowl hunting is permitted in the area of the Flint River behind the E.A. Cummings Event Center, east of Mott Lake, between the north/south boundary line across the water West of Belsay Rd. and to Vassar Rd. Hunting will be permitted on water surfaces only. 

Available for rental. Open as scheduled for special events.

 

Flint Park Lake

Stewart Ave. just west of Dupont St.
Flint, MI 48505
Driving Directions
8 am –Sunset

Flushing County Park

4417 N. McKinley Road
Flushing, MI 48433

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Flushing County Park

  • Ball diamonds.
  • Cross-country ski trails (not groomed). Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
    (Back gate closed for season)
  • Pavilion (available for rental). For more rental information please click here.
  • Picnic areas and playground.
  • Tennis courts.

Get your daily walk in at the Genesee County Parks. Our Walking Trail map features designated walking areas with distances marked for your convenience.

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve And Arboretum

2142 N. Genesee Road

Burton, MI 48509

 For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum

Nature gives us so much, sometimes it’s good to give back. Since 1970, that’s been the spirit behind For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum. With 383 acres of carefully preserved Michigan flora and fauna and one of the state’s finest collections of rare trees, For-Mar is where Michigan goes to learn about–and from–the best of the world around us.  For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum. Because some things are worth preserving.  Turns out, they’re just around the corner.  At your Genesee County Parks. 

 

 

 

 

 

Goldenrod Disc Golf Course

6405 Irish Road
Davison, MI 48423 (Richfield Township)
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Goldenrod Disc Golf Course

If there’s one thing in this world more uniquely satisfying than getting out onto a golf course, it’s getting out onto a golf course with a flying disc and tossing it around. At least that’s the way we prefer it at Goldenrod Disc Golf Course. It’s a full-size, 18-basket course where you’ll never need expensive clubs and little white balls to have a good time. Sure, disc golf (like life) may seem a little odd. But it’s also a lot of fun. Best of all, it’s just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.

Goldenrod is an 18-basket course with rubber tee-pads.

  • Playing disc golf at Goldenrod is FREE!
  • Players must supply their own equipment.
  • Download a printable Score Card with a course map and rules.
  • A Special Events Applicationmust be completed for tournaments or leagues.
  • Amenities include picnic tables, grills, and porta-johns.
  • Fishing is allowed in the pond.
  • Goldenrod is a multi-use area.

 

Hogbacks Area

 

 

The Hogbacks Area

The Hogbacks are located at the Genesee and Lapeer County line, and bordered by Elba, Washburn, McDowell, and Stanley roads.

Although there are no picnic facilities at this location, hiking, fishing, and picnicking are permitted in the Hogbacks Area.

 

Holloway Reservoir Regional Park

7240 N. Henderson Road,
Davison, MI 48423

Holloway Reservior Area  includes the following:

  • Buttercup Beach
    7130 N. Baxter Road, Columbiaville, MI 48421.
  • Canoe Launching Site
    Open 24 hours a day, year round. Flint River below Holloway Reservoir Dam. Access on Carr Road between Henderson and Oak roads.
  • Elba Equestrian Complex
    Available by reservation only.1875 N. Elba Road, Oregon Township, Lapeer. 3/4 mile south of Coldwater Road on Elba Road. Fee charged.
  • Walleye Pike Boat Launch
    Open 24 hours a day, year round. 7240 N. Henderson Road, Davison, MI 48423. Henderson and Carr Roads, north of Stanley Road. Seasonal fee. 
  • Fishing Sites
    Open 24 hours a day, year round.
    Flint River
    11135 Carr Road, Davison, MI 48423. Below Holloway Reservoir Dam.
    Holloway Reservoir
    o Stanley Road Tubes
    o Mt. Morris Road Bridge
  • Snowmobile Area
    Open 24 hours a day. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
  • Toboggan Hill
    Hill will be closed if conditions are unsafe. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
    Located 1/2 mile north of Carpenter Road on Washburn Road, Oregon Township, Lapeer County.

 

Linden County Park

15349 S. Linden Road
Linden, MI 48451-9038

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Linden County Park

  • Ball diamonds.
  • Clover Beach on Byram Lake. 
  • Cross-country ski trails (not groomed). Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
  • Snowmobile areas are open 24 hours a day. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
  • Intermediate sledding and toboggan hill (west side of park). 
  • Pavilions (available for rental). Please keep in mind that pavilion #1 next to Byram Lake is accessible by both stairway and barrier free pathway and are a considerable distance from both parking lots. People who have a difficult time walking any great distances may find the pathway to be a challenge. Tents and/or inflatables (bounce houses, etc) are not permitted on the beach side of Linden County Park . For more rental information please click here.
  • Picnic areas and playground.
  • Tennis courts.

 

 

Max Brandon Park

3606 Dupont St.
Flint, MI 48504
Driving Directions
8 am – Sunset
 

McKinley Park

3102 Collingwood Parkway
Flint, MI 48503
Driving Directions
8 am – Sunset

Richfield County Park

6322 N. Irish Road

Davison, MI 48423

Richfield County Park

  • Ball diamonds.
  • Bicycle motocross track (BMX). Open to the public except for scheduled race dates.
  • Canoe launching site (Flint River, north side of park).
  • Cross-country ski trails (south side of the park). Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100.
  • Pavilion (available for rental). For more rental information please click here.
  • Picnic areas and playground.
  • Snowmobile area. Open 24 hours a day. Facilities open when the terrain is frozen, and when there is a 3-inch accumulation of snow. Please remember that snow accumulation on the ground is not an indicator of frozen terrain. For dates and times facilities will be open for these activities, please call 810.736.7100. North end of park is closed to snowmobiles.
  • Tennis courts.

 

Stepping Stone Falls and Picnic Area

5161 Branch Road

Flint, MI 48506

Stepping Stone Falls 

Located throughout the park are picnic tables for your picnicking enjoyment. If you enjoy walking, running, or biking, you can pick up the Flint River Bike path from the corner of Carpenter and Bray where you can access a footbridge that will take you to Stepping Stone Falls.

The Mounds Off-Road Vehicle Area

6145 E. Mount Morris Road 

E. Mount Morris, MI 48458

The Mounds Off Road Vehicle Area

Sometimes you want to savor the peace, quiet, and serenity of nature. Other times you want to rip through it on a big, bad machine. That’s when you need to ride The Mounds. It’s one of the premier off-road vehicle parks in the Great Lakes region. And it offers diverse, uncompromising terrain that challenges even the most experienced ORVer. ATVs, motorcycles, dune buggies, Jeeps, pickups... whatever it is you ride, you haven’t ridden until you’ve ridden The Mounds. There’s a thrill waiting for you. Just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.

 

Thread Lake Park

Lakeside Ave. between Howard Ave. and Crocker Ave.
Flint, MI 48503
Driving Directions
8 am – Sunset

Toboggan Hill

M-15 (State Road) to Richfield Road, east on Richfield Road to Washburn Road. Go north (left) on Washburn Road about 1 ½ miles to end of the road.

Toboggan Hill

Considered an expert snow sledding hill compared to Genesee County Parks’ other snow sledding hills, like Davison and Linden, Toboggan Hill’s long rolling hillside has all the thrills of a rollercoaster ride.

 

Walleye Pike Boat Launch

7240 N. Henderson Road
Davison, Michigan, 48423


Walleye Pike Boat Launch

Located on the shores of Holloway Reservoir, Walleye Pike is home to some great pan fishing.  There are seasonal boat launch fees, and fees vary depending on age and residency.  Come prepared to catch walleye, bluegill, bass, pumpkin seed, and perch.  After a long day of fishing you can sit, relax, and enjoy a picnic as tables and grills are available at no charge.

 

Wolverine Campground

7698 N. Baxter Road

Columbiaville, MI 48421
 

Wolverine Campground

When you need to get away from it all, there’s no place quite like Wolverine Campground.  Nestled on the north shore of the Holloway Reservoir, Wolverine offers the serenity, natural splendor and family-friendly fun you'd expect to travel hundreds of miles to find.  Whether you'd rather rough it or bring along a few modern conveniences, you'll find great camping just the way you like it.  Getting away doesn’t have to mean going far away, not when mid-Michigan’s best camping is just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.



 

 

 

Zemmer Park

Marathon Road to Zemmer Road.

Zemmer Park

One of the best kept secret fishing holes in all of Genesee County Parks, this park is a great place to launch a small boat, enjoy the serenity of nature, and reel in your limit of pan fish.