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Markin Glen County Park

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Address: 5300 North Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI

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Impressive little park

Whether it is camping or just a day at the park- its a very nice and enjoyable place. Great during the summer for people who just need to get away for a minute.

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Trav E
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This park is just outside of Kalamazoo city and is such a gem. you can camp, reserve a pavilion for a family gathering, play in the playground with children, walk the paths, swim in the lake, sit on the sandy beach or just sit on one of the benches and relax with a good book. Love this park! It is... More 

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The Henderson Castle is a historic building, sitting high on a hill overlooking Kalamazoo, Michigan. The staff were very attentive and courteous. The rooms, however, were not completely up to par,clean but in need of serious detailing. I'd recommend this as a historic visit rather than a first class bed and breakfast.

Thank David C
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We've utilized Markin Glen for family gatherings, picnics, taking the kids fishing, swimming, and trail walking, and it's a great park for all of these activities. The staff is very friendly, helpful, and they do a great job keeping the park safe and clean. The swimming area is great for both little and big kids. We've not camped here, but... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a county park with full hook up! Very clean and the park employees are always driving around making sure everything was ok. You can fish on the lake or take a walk or bike ride on the paved path. Would defiantly stay again.

Thank Joyce B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

A very nice day park, nice beach on a very small lake. Lots of campsites but doesn't provide a back to nature experience by any means. The pads are paved, has full hook-ups but there are just a few small trees in the camping area and no privacy between the sites. The worst thing though is the train tracks that... More 

1 Thank dalgat
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a beautiful county park and campground where we have stayed while visiting my son who teaches at WMU. The campsites are very spacious, and the facilities are well kept. The trails around the ponds are excellent for walking alone or with your dog. We love coming here!

1 Thank Sally J
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Whether it is camping or just a day at the park- its a very nice and enjoyable place. Great during the summer for people who just need to get away for a minute.

1 Thank Trav E
Grass Lake, Michigan
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This park is an ok park. It has some nice spots that back up to water. Laundry facility is ok too. Bathrooms nice. They have put time into the place,

1 Thank pgnorris1321
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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164 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

We visited this park just as a day visit...and loved it. It seems to be well set up for campers...although the sites looked a bit small. Our favorite part was a small bridge that crosses over the water. There were two people fishing from the bridge when we were there. There is a great paved walking path that goes around... More 

Thank MichelePappagallo
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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128 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I walked the dog around the two ponds over and over! Very beautiful land! Good for a nature walk to soothe the soul. Very lovely scenery.

Thank Serenity449

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