Parks & Amenities 2017-03-13T21:26:52+00:00

Parks & Amenities

Here is a list of links to the many parks and amenities that make Montague a great place to live, work and visit!

BAND SHELL

The Montague-Whitehall Rotary Band Shell is located in Montague, next to the Boat Launch Ramp at the south end of Water Street.

» Learn More – Band Shell

MONTAGUE MUSEUM

The Montague Museum is located at 8717 Meade Street on the corner of Meade and Church Streets, one block south of the top of the Town (Dowling Street) Hill.

» Learn More – Montague Museum

BOAT LAUNCH

The Municipal Boat Launch & Fish Cleaning Station is located south of the stop light on Water Street past the marina and Band Shell. The ramp has three docks serving six launch slips. There is also a restroom and fish cleaning station available. The use of the fish cleaning station requires a permit.

» Learn More – Boat Launch

FARMERS’ MARKET

The Farmers’ Market is located on the southeast corner of Church Street and Water Street, one block south of the stoplight. The Market opens the first Saturday in June and runs every Saturday through the last Saturday in October. The Market is also open on Wednesdays in July, August, and September.

» Learn More – Farmers’ Market

HART-MONTAGUE BIKE TRAIL

The 22-mile long Hart-Montague Bike Trail State Park was Michigan’s first linear state park. In recent years, the bike trail has been extended south of the White River through Whitehall and west through Montague.

» Learn More – Bike Trail

ART WALK

Experience White Lake through public art! Our ArtWalk project accents the beauty of our natural lake environment by placing public sculptures along the Hart/Montague bike trail. So hike, walk, bike, or run to these unique pieces of outdoor art!

» Learn More – ArtWalk (Outside Link)
» Download the ArtWalk Bike Trail Map (PDF)

ELLENWOOD PARK

Ellenwood Park in downtown Montague is the home of the World’s Largest Weathervane!

» Learn More – Ellenwood Park

MAPLE GROVE PARK (a.k.a. Maple Beach)

Maple Grove Park, also commonly referred to as Maple Beach, features a covered picnic area, updated restroom facilities, barbecue grills, playground equipment and a paved circular walking path by the lake.

» Learn More – Maple Grove Park

MEDBERY PARK (on Lake Michigan)

The City of Montague owns Medbery Park, situated on 600 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline immediately north of the White Lake Channel, in White River Township.

» Learn More – Medbery Park

CULLEN FIELDS

In May 2004, the cry of “play ball” echoed for the first time at the brand new Cullen Memorial Little League Fields on Cook Street. The fields feature a concession stand and bathroom facility, as well as a gravel parking lot with a barrier-free, paved path to the concession area.

» Learn More – Cullen Fields

TRAILWAY CAMPGROUND

The Trailway Campground is owned by the City of Montague, and managed by Kathy and Lacy Shawver. The campground is open from May 1 to October 15.

» Learn More – Trailway Campground

INDUSTRIAL PARK

The Montague Industrial Park is located in the southwest area of the city between Wilcox Street and Anderson Road and between Cook Street and Whitbeck Road. The Industrial Park covers a total of 157 acres.

» Learn More – Industrial Park

MONTAGUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Montague Public Schools include Montague High School, NBC Middle School, R.R. Oehrli Elementary School and the Montague Area Childhood Center.

» Learn More – Montague Public Schools

CHURCHES

Montague area churches offer places of worship in a wide variety of denominations.

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OAK GROVE CEMETERY

Oak Grove Cemetery is located on the Southeast corner of Whitbeck and Dowling Streets.

» Learn More – Oak Grove Cemetery