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Fox Memorial Park

Documents

Fox Park Observatory Brochure (PDF)

Fees and Charges Brochure (PDF)

Great Getaways Brochure (PDF)

Other Link View the Parks & Recreation Website

Features

  1. 2 Pavilions
  2. Bike Trail
  3. Cross County Ski Trails
  4. Fishing
  5. Fox Park Public Observatory
  6. Horseshoe Pits
  7. Nature Trails
  8. No Alcohol Allowed
  9. No Pets Allowed
  10. Open Air Observatory
  11. Picnic Areas
  12. Picnic Shelters
  13. Restrooms
  14. Swimming

Park Information


Fox Memorial Park started as an inspiration and land donated by the Paul Fox Family in the late 1970s. This 100-acre park (50+ currently developed) contains a small kidney-shaped lake excellent for swimming, fishing, and ice skating in designated areas.

Rental Information


  • The first Wednesday of the month is free entry day.
  • All park facilities are available on a first come, first serve basis unless previously reserved.
  • Reservations for the upcoming year are available starting the first working day in October.
  • Rental fee does not include motor vehicle entry fee.
  • Reservations are taken for school, civic, youth, and church organizations free of charge, Monday through Friday and prior to 5 p.m.
  • Tents and canopies may be set up at all sites.
  • Each site contains a large grill that is reserved for that site's use.
    Daily Motor Vehicle Entry Fee
    • Vehicle entry fees are in effect year around.
    • Annual passes are valid January 1st through December 31st
    Eaton County Resident
    • Daily Pass (per day/per vehicle) - $3
    • Annual Pass - $20
    • Senior Annual Pass (60+) - $15
    Non-County Resident
    • Daily Pass (per day/per vehicle) - $5
    • Annual Pass - $25
    • Senior Annual Pass (60+) - $20

    Directions


    I-69 to exit 66 (M-100 Potterville/Grand Ledge). Turn north onto M-100. Travel one mile north to Gresham Highway Turn west on Gresham Highway; park entrance is about one mile down on the right.

    Fox Park Public Observatory


    For information on the observatory public viewing and astrophotography nights, please visit the county website, Fox Park Observatory Facebook page.


    Subfacilities

    1. Fox Memorial Park Site #1 - Pavilion, non-electric

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    2. Fox Memorial Park Site #2 - Pavilion, electric

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