The Muskegon County Parks now accept online reservations for campsites and other facilities. To make a reservation for campsites at Pioneer, Meinert or Blue Lake County Parks, the Group Camping Area at Pioneer, the Rental Cabin at Meinert or our Picnic Lodges and Shelters, please click here.
If you have questions or problems, please call us at 231-744-3580.
Location | Day Use | Camping | Fees
This popular 145-acre park offers camping, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, tennis, softball, basketball and volleyball. The park is filled with a variety of mixed oak, maple, white pine and hemlock pine trees. This is our most popular park. Pioneer Park is located on Lake Michigan and has over 2,000 feet of white sandy beach frontage. The park is located close to Michigan's Adventure amusement park, Silversides WWII submarine, museums, theaters, summer festivals and other Muskegon County area attractions.
Location Click Here for Park Map (PDF) Click Here for map to all County Parks
Pioneer park is located on Lake Michigan on Scenic Drive, north of Muskegon. Take US 31 to the Fremont/Big Rapids (M120) Exit, go south west on M120 to Giles Road, turn right (west) on Giles and follow approximately 6 miles to the end of the road. Turn right (north) on Scenic Drive, the park entrance is one quarter of a mile on the left.
Pioneer County Park
1563 N. Scenic Drive
Muskegon, MI 49445
Pioneer County Park is open daily throughout the year. Hours vary from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. May through September and Sunrise to Sunset October through April. Activities include:
A picnic lodge building is available to rent for family reunions, company and church picnics or other group activities where shelter is desired. The picnic lodge offers a large stove/oven for cooking, a refrigerator for keeping your food cold and electrical outlets for crock pots, coffee pots, etc.
Pioneer County Park campground opens on the first Friday in May and closes on the last Sunday in September.
The park offers 235 modern campsites with open and shaded sites. A group camping area is available for family, church groups, and camping clubs with up to 15 camping units. All campsites, including the group area, offer water and electric hookups. Other services and facilities include:
Stair Access to 2,000 Feet of Sandy Lake Michigan Beach Frontage
A Sanitary Dumping Station
Ranger Service and Security
Click Here for the Pioneer Park Campground Site Map (PDF)
|Motor Vehicle Entry Permit
||$25.00 per night
||$350.00 per night (Call for reservations-
231-744-3580. There is a
2 night minimum & a 7 night maximum)
|Early and Late Season Weekend Special - Thursday thru Sunday
Pay for two nights get the third night free. Contact the Pioneer Park office for details at 231-744-3580. This special weekend camping offer is only valid before Memorial Day Weekend and after Labor Day until Saturday, September 28, 2013.
|Picnic Lodge Rental
||8:00 am to 10:00 pm
||$100.00 per day (Call 231-744-3580 for reservations.)
Pioneer County Park accepts cash, checks and most major credit cards for overnight camping, picnic lodge rentals and motor vehicle permit fees.