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Motz County Park

Admission Fee



  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Fishing
  3. Floating Mobility Chair
  4. Grill
  5. Non-Motorized Boating
  6. Parking
  7. Picnic Areas
  8. Picnic Tables
  9. Restrooms
  10. Trails
  11. Water


Park will continue to operate from 8:00 am to sundown with Park Rangers on duty through Labor Day (Monday, September 7th, 2020).

After Labor Day, park will be unstaffed and the beach house locked except for the two following weekends (Saturday – Sunday) September 12th-13th and September 19th-20th. On those days, the park will operate normally from 8:00 am until sundown.

After Sunday, September 20th, the main entrance gate/beach house facilities will be locked until May 2021. The park itself remains open throughout the year and visitors may use one of two gravel parking lots along DeWitt Road and walk into the park. Visitors must leave the park by sundown.

About the Park

Motz County park is a 42-acre park with 15 acres of water (Searles Lake) for boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming. Located near the corner of French and DeWitt Roads in Greenbush Township, the park officially open to the public on June 12, 2010.

Rules & Regulations

The park is open from 8 a.m. to dusk daily with free admission. Motz Park is completely handicap accessible. The park was featured in an article in the Michigan Recreation and Parks Association Professional Quarterly Magazine. Read the Story (PDF) for more information.

Amenities include a sand beach and swimming area, beach house 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.


  1. Larry Martin Pavilion at Motz County Park

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