Our most popular park, Pioneer Park is nestled along forested sand dunes and offers camping, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, tennis, softball, basketball and volleyball a rental cabin and lodge. Located on Lake Michigan, the park boasts over 2,000 feet of beach frontage. Just down the road from the Adventure Sports Complex, and not far from Michigan Adventures and other area parks, make Pioneer Park your landing pad for your outdoor Muskegon adventures.
Open daily throughout the year.
8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. May – September
Sunrise to Sunset October – April
Motor Vehicle Entry Permit:
Per night: $38.00
The Pioneer Park Picnic Lodge is a ideal setting for family reunions, weddings, graduation parties and other large group gatherings. The Lodge was built with timber harvested from the park by the Works Progress Administration around 1936. The Lodge showcases fine examples of the wood and stone craftsmanship from that era, hand carved picnic tables can seat up to approximately 150 guests. The Lodge has a small indoor kitchen with stove/oven for cooking, two refrigerators, prep counter and electrical outlets. There is no sink, but a water spigot is located on the back of the building. A restroom building is located next to the Lodge, but is not ADA accessible. Lake Michigan Beach is within walking distance of the lodge.
Please note that every vehicle entering Pioneer Park must have a park pass.
Park passes are $5.00 per day or $20.00 for the season.
No Alcohol is allowed in any Muskegon County Park.
Rental Hours & Rates:
8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.
$125 per day
Cancellations can be made via the call center at 231-744-3580. Cancellations made up to close of business 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur the $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel 6 days or less prior to the arrival date, you will forfeit the first night’s fee or $75, whichever is the lesser amount. There is a $10 fee assessed for all changes made to your reservation, except for adding nights to the reservation.
Muskegon County Parks accepts cash and checks on-site. Credit cards can be used for online campsite reservations and on-site at Pioneer Park, Meinert Park, Twin Lake Park, and Blue Lake Park. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. NO REFUNDS FOR CAMPING OR VEHICLE PERMIT FEES. Download full credit card policy.