Kalamazoo County Parks and Expo Center
Cold Brook Park
The Kalamazoo County Parks are open! Campground, picnic shelters, and the beach are closed for the season.
All individuals must adhere to social distancing measures including remaining at least six feet from people outside the individual’s household.
Trash Service is also limited. Please help keep the park clean – Carry In and Carry Out.
Cold Brook County Park
14467 East MN Avenue
Climax, MI 49034
Cold Brook County Park was acquired by Kalamazoo County in 1962. A popular campground and beach, Cold Brook has 276 acres consisting primarily of water in the form of three lakes and unique wetlands.
- 276 Acres
- 43 Campsites
- Blue, Long, & Portage Lakes
- Swimming Beach
- Boat Ramp
- Group Picnics & Outings
- Picnic Shelters
- Disc Golf
- Hiking Trails
- Volleyball & Softball
Cold Brook County Park is the perfect location for a family gathering, company picnic, school outing, or group picnic. Picnic shelters feature grills, electricity, water and clean modern restrooms at or near the shelters. For a list of available shelters, along with descriptions and fees, please visit our Picnic Shelters page.
Picnic shelter reservations can be reserved starting on the first business day of January. Shelters are only available for use with an advanced reservation. To make a reservation, call 269-383-8778. Payment is due at the time of reservation with a credit or debit card.
DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, SHELTER CAPACITIES WILL BE REDUCED. PICNIC TABLES WILL BE SPACED 6FT APART. EVENT PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW 6FT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND PEOPLE IN OTHER HOUSEHOLDS. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING ADDITIONAL LAWN CHAIRS TO ACCOMMODATE SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS. EVENT PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING WHILE INSIDE PARK RESTROOMS.
Camping at Cold Brook
- 29 Improved Sites with Electric & Water
- 14 Rustic Sites
- Modern Restrooms & Showers
- Dump Station
- Firewood Sales
- Sites include a fire ring & picnic table
- Advance reservations available
- Accessible campsites available (sites 7 & 24)
Campsites can be reserved starting on the first business day of January. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. No walk-in reservations will be accepted. To make a reservation, call the Parks Office at 269-383-8778 Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Payment is due at the time of reservation with a credit or debit card.
DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, CAMPSITES ARE LIMITED TO ONE CAMPING UNIT WITH IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE SAME HOUSEHOLD. ALL CAMPERS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW 6FT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND PEOPLE IN OTHER HOUSEHOLDS. CAMPERS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING WHILE INSIDE CAMPGROUND RESTROOMS.
Rates:Rustic Camping per night $20
Improved Camping per night $25
Advance Reservation Fee $5
*The camping fees include the entrance fee for one vehicle. Additional vehicles must pay the daily vehicle entrance fee of $5 or purchase an annual vehicle permit.