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Markin Glen County Park

5300 North Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI
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Beautiful park near a lake

This county park has great roomy sites for RV's and even tent trailers and tents. It is close to a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tucson, Arizona
Nice little gem has a little of everything

I was pleasantly surprised when I visited this park, it has nice paved trails, CLEAN restrooms at... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kelly B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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“full hookups” (4 reviews)
“camping area” (3 reviews)
“nice beach” (2 reviews)
5300 North Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This county park has great roomy sites for RV's and even tent trailers and tents. It is close to a spring-filled lake for fishing and there is a lovely beach for swimming. Great trails which are handicap accessible. Large public bathrooms and showers. The only...More

Thank ByWater2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I visited this park, it has nice paved trails, CLEAN restrooms at the campground area, a fishing pond, swimming lake, a couple of playgrounds. I would come here again with our bikes and swimsuits!

1  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This park is just outside of Kalamazoo city and is such a gem. you can camp, reserve a pavilion for a family gathering, play in the playground with children, walk the paths, swim in the lake, sit on the sandy beach or just sit on...More

Thank brendatD5983CR
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Henderson Castle is a historic building, sitting high on a hill overlooking Kalamazoo, Michigan. The staff were very attentive and courteous. The rooms, however, were not completely up to par,clean but in need of serious detailing. I'd recommend this as a historic visit rather...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We've utilized Markin Glen for family gatherings, picnics, taking the kids fishing, swimming, and trail walking, and it's a great park for all of these activities. The staff is very friendly, helpful, and they do a great job keeping the park safe and clean. The...More

1  Thank TravelReview2
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a county park with full hook up! Very clean and the park employees are always driving around making sure everything was ok. You can fish on the lake or take a walk or bike ride on the paved path. Would defiantly stay again.

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A very nice day park, nice beach on a very small lake. Lots of campsites but doesn't provide a back to nature experience by any means. The pads are paved, has full hook-ups but there are just a few small trees in the camping area...More

1  Thank dalgat
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a beautiful county park and campground where we have stayed while visiting my son who teaches at WMU. The campsites are very spacious, and the facilities are well kept. The trails around the ponds are excellent for walking alone or with your dog....More

1  Thank Sally J
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Whether it is camping or just a day at the park- its a very nice and enjoyable place. Great during the summer for people who just need to get away for a minute.

1  Thank Trav E
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This park is an ok park. It has some nice spots that back up to water. Laundry facility is ok too. Bathrooms nice. They have put time into the place,

2  Thank pgnorris1321
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