Parks & Camping


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However your spirit moves you to enjoy a day - picnicking, riding horses, playing with or training your dogs - Ionia offers just the right setting for you.

Play & Picnic Areas

Ionia Parks and Recreation – 9 city parks to choose from

Ionia Fair Grounds – Nestled along the scenic Grand River

Bertha Brock Park

Bertha Brock Park is a 186 acre county park located two miles west of the City of Ionia on M-21.  It is a regional park that serves the entire county and surrounding areas.  Offering a campground, camping cabins, rental lodges, play areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails, sledding hill, and various family oriented recreational activities. 

View Bertha Brock Park Map (Map takes a few minutes to download)

Bertha Brock Park

Green View Point Park

Green View Point Park is a four acre County park located east of the Village of Lyons on Kimball Road.  The park offers wonderful views of the Grand River several hundred feet below the park.  The park was named in honor of Governor Fred Green (elected in 1926), who used to stop at the site to enjoy the view.  Currently the park includes paved parking areas, picnic tables, grills, restroom facilities, overlook deck, in-car viewing of the Grand River, and wooden stairway leading down to the Grand River.

Ionia State Recreation Area

The Ionia State Recreation Area is one of the only campgrounds in our state where you can camp with your horses.

Rolling hills, babbling brooks, open meadows, forested ridges, a lake nestled in the hills and a river winding its way through woods and fields. Bring your dog for training or playing. 616-527-3750

View the Ionia State Recreation Area Map (Map takes a few minutes to download)

Ionia State Rec Area

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