parks and recreation

6:29 am
Tue November 25, 2014

South Haven Area Park Plan Stalled

Alternate sites are being considered to cut costs
SOUTH HAVEN - After more than a decade, a plan to develop a South Haven area community recreation park in nearby Casco Township has stalled.
6:52 am
Thu November 6, 2014

RV Park Owner Not Happy With Proposed State Campground

Campground in South Haven Township would be near Kal-Haven Trail
SOUTH HAVEN - A proposed state campground in South Haven Township is meeting resistance from unhappy campground owners. Township planning commissioners agreed Wednesday to forward the proposal to the Township Board, despite opposition from the campground owners.
7:30 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

State officials report good year for camping

Weather and improved economy may have boosted camping activity
While many have put their tents away and others are thinking about storing their RV's for the winter still others are taking advantage of Michigan's fall camping season. State officials say 2013 has been a good year for camping. State forest campground use was up from last year, and state park campers made a very strong showing.
2:03 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

New Portage park and nature preserve opens

The property was donated to the city by the family of the late David Eliason, the former president of Eliason Corporation.
PORTAGE, MI - Portage's newest park officially opened Tuesday, being called by Portage officials a 123-acre gift, natural treasure and realization of a vision. City officials, Portage City Council members, boards and commission volunteers and the others dedicated the Eliason Nature Reserve in a brief ceremony, and then turned it over for public use.