Parks

Experience adventure by choice or by chance. With more than 1,000 acres of parkland, the Mt. Pleasant area is filled with opportunities to unplug.

Start your journey at the Chippewa River, where you can master miles and miles of winding waters via river tube, kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Known as “Michigan’s laziest river” the Chippewa River is perfect for a leisurely trip downstream with friends and family.

Just a step off of the Chippewa River find yourself in one of the many beautiful County parks. Deerfield County Park boasts over 8 miles of hiking and groomed cross country trails, two disc golf courses, many river crossings and bridges, a sandy beach and rustic camping. Northwest of Deerfield, explore Coldwater Lake Family Park, offering beautiful sandy beach camping and activity spaces on the shoreline of Coldwater Lake. Follow the Chippewa River back into the Mt. Pleasant City limits where the GKB riverwalk trail will guide you through four-interconnected, riverfront parks.

Let the culmination of your river and parks exploration lead you to Island Park in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. A 50-acre Island Park, circled by the calming flow of the Chippewa River. Set Up a hammock along the banks of the river and let the kids explore Timbertown Playscape or have them cool off at the Spray park. Before heading to your next adventure, cook-out and fuel-up at one of the many barbeques stands and covered picnic areas.

For those searching for adrenaline, head north to Snow Snake for a Zip Line course offering more than 4,000 feet of cable and speeds of up to 25 mph. From the heights of the Zip Line, look south and you may be able to see the peak of Bundy Hill, Mt. Pleasant’s elusive mountain and the tallest point in Isabella County.

Bundy Hill is only one of 22 nature preserves owned and maintained by the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC). Protecting over 600 acres of wild lands, the CWC offers a variety of outdoor experience like no other; all preserves are free and open to the public to enjoy.

Once you’ve made a choice about where to go to find yourself, be sure to stand still and enjoy it. Sometimes taking an indirect path leads you to new discoveries. Meandering paths. Meet here. #MeetMtP

 

Chippewa River

Start your journey at the Chippewa River, where you can master miles and miles of winding waters via river tube, kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Known as “Michigan’s laziest river” the Chippewa River is perfect for a leisurely trip downstream with friends and family.

The Chippewa River is a stream in Michigan that runs 91.8 miles through the central Lower Peninsula. The Chippewa is a tributary of the Tittabawassee River and is named after the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Nation.

The Chippewa River flows through Mt. Pleasant and is the focal point of four parks in the city: Mill Pond Park, Nelson Park, Chipp-A-Waters, and Island Park. In Island Park, the river flows completely around the park and creates a natural island in the center of the city. Three additional Isabella County parks utilize the river for recreation: Meridian Park, Deerfield Nature Park, and Majeski Landing.

 

 

Recreation

 

Get up and move! That’s what we’re all about in the center of Michigan. Take a trip down the Chippewa River, a stroll through the park system, or hike the elusive mountain in Mt. Pleasant – Bundy Hill. Anything’s possible! There’s something for every level of thrill seeker here.

Grab a friend and go hit any of our 11 local golf courses, all ranging in pace and expertise level. Or if you want the non-tradition golf choice, check out the disc golf courses at Deerfield Nature Park for a challenge or on the campus of CMU.

The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down either. Get sweaty with indoor racquetball, go bowling with friends, or lace up your roller skates and take a couple spins around the rink! There’s always something fun to do to get you up and moving.

 

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607 S. Adams Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 772-0064
E-Mail Address: cbundy@mt-pleasant.org
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90-acre wetlands bisected by the Chippewa River and featuring trails, picnic areas and a playground.
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1458 N. Harris Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

The 60-acre park is located at the northwest side of town and features nature trails, picnic areas and more.
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331 Main Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

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Located inside Island Park Open Dawn to Dusk
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West Broomfield Rd.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 317-4083
E-Mail Address: parks@isabellacounty.org
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Located southwest of Mt. Pleasant, Majeske Landing features a canoe/boat launch, 2.5 acres of parkland and more!
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Meridian Rd.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 317-4083
E-Mail Address: parks@isabellacounty.org
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Meridian Park is used by hikers, runners, fishing enthusiasts, student groups and many others. 
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8400 S. Genuine Rd
Shepherd, MI 48883 US

Phone: (989) 828-6315
E-Mail Address: maplecreekgolfclub@yahoo.com
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Located in Shepherd, this 18 Hole Championship Course provides something for everyone.
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3686 East River Road
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 772-1591
E-Mail Address: randy@mtpleasantcc.com
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The Mt Pleasant Country Club provides a fun and relaxing atmosphere, with some of the finest greens in the area.
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5165 E. Remus Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 772-9623
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The Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena offers one full size professional sheet of ice.
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5175 East Remus Road
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (989) 953-7529
E-Mail Address: marc.sroufe@moreycourts.com
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The newest and premiere recreation facility in Michigan.
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113 W. Broadway, Suite 180
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 US

Phone: (888) 436-0001
E-Mail Address: info@meetmtp.com
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Michigan's Central Swing is Michigan's answer to great golf!
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Majeske Landing

West Broomfield Rd.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 317-4083
Located southwest of Mt. Pleasant, Majeske Landing features a canoe/boat launch, 2.5 acres of parkland and more! More

Maple Creek Golf Club

8400 S. Genuine Rd
Shepherd, MI 48883
Phone: (989) 828-6315
Located in Shepherd, this 18 Hole Championship Course provides something for everyone. More

Meridian Park

Meridian Rd.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 317-4083
Meridian Park is used by hikers, runners, fishing enthusiasts, student groups and many others.  More

Michigan's Central Swing

113 W. Broadway, Suite 180
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (888) 436-0001
Michigan's Central Swing is Michigan's answer to great golf! More

Mill Pond Park

607 S. Adams Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 772-0064
90-acre wetlands bisected by the Chippewa River and featuring trails, picnic areas and a playground. More

Mission Creek Woodland Park

1458 N. Harris Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
The 60-acre park is located at the northwest side of town and features nature trails, picnic areas and more. More

Morey Courts

5175 East Remus Road
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 953-7529
The newest and premiere recreation facility in Michigan. More

Mount Pleasant Ice Arena

5165 E. Remus Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 772-9623
The Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena offers one full size professional sheet of ice. More

Mt. Pleasant Country Club

3686 East River Road
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 772-1591
The Mt Pleasant Country Club provides a fun and relaxing atmosphere, with some of the finest greens in the area. More

Mt. Pleasant Skate Park

331 Main Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Located inside Island Park Open Dawn to Dusk More

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