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Description

Menominee County operates a variety of scenic waterfront parks. Enjoy the Menominee River at Mason Park, River Park and Chappee Rapids; the Lake Michigan shoreline at Airport, Stoney Point, Bailey and/or Kleinke Park; or enjoy the multipurpose inland lakes at Shakey Lakes Park.

Each park has its own wonderful amentities to offer. Our largest park is Shakey Lakes, offering campsites (electrical or natural) to reserve and lease - amongst many other amentities that you would wish a park to have. Kleinke Park is our second largest park that also offers campsites to reserve and lease. Bailey Park is home to the historic West Shore Fishing Museum.

Continue on to any of the Parks listed below to learn more information of what these park can offer.

Besides the Parks that are operated by Menominee County, there are many other hot spots through out the County. To view all of the parks that are scattered throughout Menominee County, click on each park button below.

Menominee County Parks are open all year for recreational purposes. Camping is limited to May1, to Nov. 1. No camping is allowed after Nov. 1 of each year.

2023 Parks Price List


RESERVATIONS: Reservations for the 2023 camping season can be made online starting on March 6, 2023 at 10:00 AM CST. All camping in the Menominee County Parks System is by reservation only, which includes Shakey Lakes Park Campground, Kleinke Park Campground, and River Campground. Reservations may be made online using Menominee County’s online reservation system at www.menomineecountyparks.com or by calling the Menominee County Parks Department at 906-753-4582. Due to high call volumes, making your reservation online is highly encouraged. Reservations are limited to a maximum of fourteen (14) consecutive days on any site. You will be limited to making five (5) reservations per transaction; however, there will not be a limit on the number of transactions that you can make. A $10.00 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each reservation. To cancel a reservation, you will need to contact the Parks Department at 906-753-4582. Reservations cancelled seven (7) days or more before the check-in date will receive a full refund excluding the reservation fee. Reservations cancelled less than seven (7) days before the check-in date will not receive a refund. All vehicles are also required to purchase either the daily entrance pass for each day they are in the park or purchase an annual Menominee County Park Pass.

VEHICLE ENTRANCE FEES: All vehicles entering any Menominee County Park will be required to pay a daily fee or display an annual Menominee County Park Pass that is permanently affixed to the lower, right-hand side of the windshield of the vehicle. The Menominee County Park Pass will be valid for all county parks and boat launches. Annual passes for 2023 may be purchased online at www.menomineecountyparks.com starting December 1, 2022. A temporary pass can be printed and displayed on your vehicle’s dashboard immediately, and the permanent pass will be mailed to the address you provide within several days. Annual passes may also be purchased at the Menominee County Courthouse in Menominee, MI and the Menominee County Annex in Stephenson, MI.

SEASONAL LEASES: Menominee County will only accept six (6) month leases for seasonal sites at Shakey Lakes Park Campground and Kleinke Park Campground. All seasonal leases will be from May 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023. Seasonal leases are only being offered to those individuals that had a seasonal lease in 2022. No new seasonal leases are available at Shakey Lakes Park Campground or Kleinke Park Campground for the 2023 camping season. Seasonal sites are non-transferable, including between family members. Seasonal sites must be paid in full on or before March 31, 2023. Late payments or partial payments will not be accepted. Lessees will receive two annual Menominee County Park Pass. You will need to purchase an additional annual Menominee County Park Pass for each additional vehicle that you bring into the park. Lease applications will be sent out in early January of 2023 to those individuals that had a seasonal lease in 2022.

VEHICLE ENTRANCE FEES (Required for All Parks & Boat Launches)

DAILY - $ 5.00 per day
ANNUAL - $ 20.00 annually

A second annual pass may be purchased for $10 when purchased for a vehicle registered to the same owner and purchased at the same time as the original annual pass. Proof of vehicle registration is required.

CAMPING FEES

ELECTRIC - $ 25.00 per day
NON-ELECTRIC - $ 15.00 per day
RESERVATION FEE - $ 10.00 per reservation (non-refundable)

SEASONAL SITE FEES

SEASONAL SITE - $ 1,850.00 annually

PAVILION RENTALS

PAVILION - $ 50.00 per day

IMPORTANT DATES

- DECEMBER 1, 2022 – ANNUAL VEHICLE ENTRANCE PASSES FOR 2023 ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE, AT THE MENOMINEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN MENOMINEE, MI, AND THE MENOMINEE COUNTY ANNEX IN STEPHENSON, MI. GREAT GIFT IDEA!

- FEBRUARY 18 & 19, 2023 MICHIGAN FREE FISHING WEEKEND! ALL COUNTY ENTRANCE FEES ARE WAIVED.

- MARCH 1, 2023 – ALL SEASONAL SITES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY THE END OF THE DAY.

- MARCH 6, 2023 AT 10:00 AM CST – ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM WILL START ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2023 CAMPING SEASON.

- MAY 1, 2023 – MENOMINEE COUNTY CAMPGROUNDS OPEN FOR THE SEASON.

- JUNE 10 & 11, 2023 – MICHIGAN FREE FISHING WEEKND! ALL COUNTY ENTRANCE FEES ARE WAIVED.

- JULY 13 – 16, 2023 – MENOMINEE COUNTY FAIR AT SHAKEY LAKES PARK.

- OCTOBER 31, 2023 – MENOMINEE COUNTY CAMPGROUNDS CLOSE FOR THE SEASON.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

- Menominee County’s campgrounds open on May 1 of each year. Depending on weather, the campgrounds may open earlier than expected. However, no camping is permitted in the county campgrounds when they are closed.

- Menominee County’s campgrounds close on October 31 of each year. Depending on weather, the campgrounds may close later than expected. However, no camping is permitted in the county campgrounds when they are closed.

- All Menominee County Parks are open to recreation year-round. However, some roads and trails are not maintained in the winter months.

- All county entrance fees are waived during Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend. 2023 Free Fishing Weekend Dates are February 18 & 19, 2023 and June 10 & 11, 2023.

- The Menominee County Board of Commissioners adopted a new County Parks Use Ordinance in February 2021. This ordinance was created to protect Menominee County’s beautiful public parks and to ensure everyone that visits our parks has an enjoyable experience. A copy of the new ordinance can be found on the Parks Department’s page on Menominee County’s website.


COUNTY PARKS USE ORDINANCE


SEASONAL LEASE SITE POLICY - 2023

Internet services within County parks is very limited and we have no WiFi.

2023 Activities in the Park To Be Determined: (At Shakey Lakes Park only)

MI Free Fishing Weekend - Feb. 18-19, 2023 & June 10-11, 2023

2023 Parks Meeting Schedule

Menominee County Five (5) Year Recreation Plan - 1.25.2021



Contact:  Karen Kayser - Park Manager
Phone: (906) 753-4582 or off season 906-863-7779
Fax: (906) 753-4582
Address:  Shakey Lakes Park
N-8390 County Park Rd
Stephenson, Mi
49887
Map
Office Hours:  Regular Park camping seasons: May 1, through Nov. 1

Limited hours before Memorial Day ~ Beginning May 1~ the office will be open M-W-F 9AM to 2PM.

Limited hours after Labor Day ~ M-W-F 9AM to 3PM until Oct. 1st

Beginning Memorial Day weekend (thru Labor Day weekend)~ Office hours: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day - 7:00 PM on Friday.

Sub-Departments:
Airport Park
Bailey Park/Fishing Museum
Kleinke Park
Mason Park
River Park
Shakey Lakes Park
Stoney Point
   

Committees:
Park and Recreation Committee
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