Welcome Center and Sports Park


The Parks Commission and the Newaygo Community Recreation Authority jointly manage the Newaygo County Sports Park. The Sports Park offers free access to a sledding hill, Little Lake Placid, a connector trail to the North County National Scenic Trail, John Graves Lodge, and the snowmobile trailhead for the LP3 trail. Enjoy nature year-round at the Newaygo County Sports Park. This park does not require a vehicle permit for access.

If you want a short hike with some elevation change, try out our Welcome Center loop trail below.