Tucked away at the north end of the county, Meinert Park offers a quiet retreat for the outdoor enthusiast. Sitting on 182 acres with rolling dunes, the park provides scenic overlooks with spectacular views of Little Flower Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Visitors can climb a trail to the top of a dune for a panoramic view of lake Michigan and the surrounding countryside.
Directions to Meinert Park
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 Park Hours of Operation
Open daily throughout the year.
8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. May -September
Sunrise to Sunset October - April
Activities at Meinert Park
Meinert Pines Camping
- 67 modern campsites with open and shaded sites.
- All campsites offer water, electrical and sewer hookups.
- Opens on the first Friday in May and closes on the last Sunday in September.
Other Services & Facilities
- Overlook Decks
- 2,000 Feet of Sandy Lake Michigan Beach Frontage
- Flush Toilets
- A Sanitary Dumping Station
- Firewood available for purchase
- Ranger Service and Security
- 20, 30 and limited 50 amp Electrical Service
Meinert Park Cottage
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.
- 3 Bedrooms (includes beds)
- Living Room (furnished)
- Kitchen & Dining
- Range & Refrigerator
- Cooking, Drinking and Eating Utensils
- Full Bath
Accommodates Maximum of 6 People
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.
Memorial Weekend to Labor Day
$900.00 Per Week
Before Memorial Weekend and After Labor Day
$100.00 Per Day
Meinert Park Picnic Shelter
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.
Rental Hours & Rates
8:00 am to 10:00 pm
$50.00 per day
Fees at Meinert Park
Motor Vehicle Entry Permit
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.
Daily $ 5.00
Seasonal (First Friday in May to Last Sunday in September) $2,500.
Lodge/Shelter/Group Camping/Rental Cabins
A refund will be allowed if: The office receives a written notice of cancellation and request for a refund no later than THIRTY (30) calendar days before reservation arrival date. A $25 administration charge will be deducted for all camping fee refunds. Cancellations can be made via the call center or web. Cancellations made up to close of business 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur the $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel 6 days or less prior to the arrival date, you will forfeit the first night's fee or $75, whichever is the lesser amount. There is a $10 fee assessed for all changes made to your reservation, except for adding nights to the reservation.
Muskegon County Parks accepts cash and checks on-site. Credit cards can be used for online campsite reservations and on-site at Pioneer Park, Meinert Park, Twin Lake Park, and Blue Lake Park. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. NO REFUNDS FOR CAMPING OR VEHICLE PERMIT FEES. Download full credit card policy.