Thursday, February 21, 2019

Isabella County Parks and Recreation

Cross Country Ski Trail Conditions

Cross Country Skiing DNP

Cross Country Skiing

Over 8 miles of groomed cross country ski trails are available at Deerfield Nature Park throughout the snowy winter months. A six inch base is needed prior to grooming the trails. No dogs or bikes are allowed on the groomed ski trails on the south side of the park, however, a trail is groomed on the north side of the park for biking, snowshoeing and walking.


Trail Condition:

  • Good - 2/14/2019
  • Groomed - 2/13/2019

2019 Annual Park Permits

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 2019 Annual Park Permits are now available at Deerfield Nature Park

2019 County Parks Camping & Pavilion Information

  • November 1, 2018: for returning 30 consecutive days or returning seasonal campers from 2018 - reservations being taken.
  • December 3, 2018: first day for 2019 campground reservations for new 30 consecutive night reservations, new seasonal campers or new pavilion reservations.
  • January 4, 2019: "Opening Day" for any camper wanting to make reservations (2 days or more) for the 2019 season. 8:00am walk-ins at the Parks Office; Noon-4:30pm phones and mail open.
  • May 1, 2019-October 15, 2019: Camping season at Coldwater & Herrick Parks
  • All Year Round: Deerfield Nature Park (rustic tent camping)

Dates Front

 Please see the Pavillion Rental & Special Use page for more information on pavillion rentals.

Chippewa River Water Trail map

  • ChipRiverWaterTrailLogosm75A local ad-hoc group interested in promoting the Chippewa River has announced today that the web-based version of the Chippewa River Water Trail map is now available on-line. Read more...
  • Click the icon to visit the interactive map.