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Motz County Park 

A Grand Opening Celebration was held Saturday June 12, 2010 for Clinton County's first park.  The park is open from 8:00 a.m. to dusk daily with free admission and is located at 4630 N. DeWitt Road, St. Johns.  (north of Saint Johns between Colony and French roads on DeWitt road).  Motz Park is completely handicap accessible.  The park was recently featured in an article in the Michigan Recreation and Parks Association Professional Quarterly Magazine.  Read the story.

Amenities include a sand beach and swimming area, beachhouse with 7 unisex restrooms, paved walkways and parking lot, picnic tables, grills, fishing pier and a covered pavilion.  A floating mobility chair is available upon request to a park ranger.

Pavilion Reservations

If you would like to use the 40 ft. x 70 ft. pavilion at the park for your family reunion or other get-together, we recommend that you make a reservation.  Reservations can be made for half (75 people) or the full pavilion (up to 200 people).  Please review the reservation form for fees and rules regarding pavilion rental.  To check availability, click the link below or call 989-224-5120 or email parks@clinton-county.org.

Open Pavilion Reservation Form  Pavilion Reservation Form                               Open Pavilion Reservation FormCheck Availability


The purpose of the Clinton Park Ordinance is to 1) establish rules and regulations for public lands and recreation facilities under the jurisdiction of the Clinton County Board of Commissioners and the Clinton County Parks and Green Space Commission (“Commission”), as permitted by MCL 46.364, as amended, and MCL 46.11, as amended, 2) establish that violations of such rules and regulations shall be misdemeanors or civil infractions, as provided for by MCL 46.364, as amended, and MCL 46.11, as amended, 3) provide penalties for the violation thereof, as provided for by MCL 46.364, and MCL 46.11, as amended, and 4) authorize the enforcement of said Ordinance by employees, designees, or agents of the Commission, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police and Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division.

Open Pavilion Reservation Form Clinton County Park Rules Ordinance (Amended 12-16-11)

 

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Friends of the Maple River group provided canoes and kayaks for guests at the Opening Ceremonies to try out.
Friends of the Maple River group provided canoes and kayaks for guests at the Opening Ceremonies to try out.
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