Kalamazoo County Parks and Expo Center

Park Rules, Fees & Hours

Park Rules and Regulations


$5.00 daily vehicle admission
$30.00 annual vehicle pass
$25.00 senior/discount annual vehicle pass
Markin Glen Camping per night: $35
Cold Brook Camping per night: $28
Camping Reservation Fee (Non-Refundable): $5
Picnic Shelters: $25-$75. Visit our Picnic Shelters page for a list of specific shelter fees.

Only cash and checks are accepted for payment at the park locations

Annual passes can be purchased at the Kalamazoo County Parks Office located inside the Expo Center at 2900 Lake St or over the phone with a credit card by calling 269-383-8778. Passes can also be purchased at any of the parks with cash or check from the gatehouse (if open) or through the self-pay post by following the instructions on the pay envelope. Annual passes can be used at all five Kalamazoo County Parks and are good for the calendar year.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm.
Kalamazoo County Parks are open 7am-Sunset, 7 days a week.
Beach hours at Cold Brook, Prairie View and Markin Glen are 7am-8:30pm.
Splash Pad hours at River Oaks are 10am-8pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.

For More Information Call 269-383-8778

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