The Muskegon County Parks now accept online reservations for campsites and other facilities. To make a reservation for campsites at Pioneer, Meinert or Blue Lake County Parks, the Group Camping Area at Pioneer, the Rental Cabin at Meinert or our Picnic Lodges and Shelters, please click here.
If you have questions or problems, please call us at 231-744-3580.
Location | Day Use | Lodge/Shelter | Camping | Fees | Rental Cottage
Tucked away at the north end of the county Meinert Park offers a quiet retreat for the outdoor enthusiast. Meinert Park is 182 acres with rolling dunes, including a large parabolic dune and scenic overlooks providing spectacular views of Little Flower Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Visitors can climb the unimproved trail to the top of a dune for a panoramic view of lake Michigan and the surrounding countryside
Location Click Here for Park Map Click Here for a map to all County Parks
Meinert County Park is located on Lake Michigan north of Montague at the end of Meinert Road. Take U.S. 31 to the Fruitvale Road Exit, go right (west) on Fruitvale Road to Old 31, turn right (north) and follow Old 31 one (1) mile to Meinert Road, turn left (west). The park entrance is approximately 5 miles at Lake Michigan.
Meinert County Park
8390 Meinert Road
Montague, MI 49437
Meinert County Park is open daily throughout the year. Hours vary from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. May through September and Sunrise to Sunset October through April. Activities include:
A shelter is available to rent for family reunions, company and church picnics or other group activities where shelter is desired. The shelter offers picnic tables with seating for approximately forty (40) people, electrical outlets for crock pots, coffee pots, etc. and a large park grill for cooking.
Meinert County Park Pines campground opens on the first Friday in May and closes on the last Sunday in September.
Meinert Park offers 67 modern campsites with open and shaded sites. All campsites offer water, electrical and sewer hookups. Other services and facilities include:
2,000 Feet of Sandy Lake Michigan Beach Frontage
A Sanitary Dumping Station
Firewood available for purchase
Ranger Service and Security
20, 30 and limited 50 amp Electrical Service
Click Here for the Meinert Park Pines Campground Site Map (PDF)
Currently Meinert County Park accepts cash, checks and most major credit cards.
|Motor Vehicle Entry Permit Daily
|Motor Vehicle Entry PermitAnnual
||$26.00 per night
| First Friday in May to Last Sunday in September
||$50.00 per day
For reservations please return to the Parks main page and click on the Reservations Notice
Meinert Park Rental Cottage Information
Meinert County Park offers a rental cottage on a weekly basis Memorial Weekend through Labor Day and on a weekly or a daily basis before Memorial Weekend and after Labor Day. The cottage offers a family or group of six people the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and Lake Michigan, along with many of the conveniences of home. The cottage offers:
Kitchen & Dining
Accommodates Maximum of 6 People
A range and refrigerator, beds and living room furniture is provided. Cooking, drinking and eating utensils are provided. You will need to bring cleaning items, bedding towels, soaps and other personal items.
The cottage may be rented by the day with a two (2) day minimum or by the week (7 days maximum) Check out time is at 11:00 a.m. Sunday and check in time is after 5:00 p.m. Sunday.
Rental Cottage Rates are:
|Memorial Weekend to Labor Day
||$800.00 Per Week
|Before Memorial Weekend and After Labor Day
||$100.00 Per Day
A Muskegon County Motor Vehicle Entry Permit will be required for all vehicles entering Meinert County Park. The permit may be purchased at check in time.
Vehicle Permit options are:
All Park rules apply and a copy of those rules will be provided along with your receipt. No alcoholic beverages are allowed in the Muskegon County Parks and No pets will be permitted in the Rental Cabin/Cottage, beach or Park Buildings
For additional information about the cottage and Meinert County park please call (231) 744-3580 or (231) 894-4881.
To reserve campsites, the cabin or picnic shelter, please return to the Parks main page and click on the reservation notice.