Update: (12/22/22) The park is closed for winter and will reopen 2023.
Paw Paw River County Park is approx. 14 acres of wilderness and peaceful tranquility near downtown Watervliet, MI. The Park is designed for people of all abilities and encourages the public to experience a natural river area in a beautiful Southwest Michigan setting.
• Circular Drive and Ample Parking
• Bridge to the Island
• Hard Surface Hiking Trails
• Barrier Free Kayak Launch
• Overlook Decks for River & Wildlife Viewing
• Fishing Access
Paw Paw River County Park is open daily, from dawn until dusk. The Park will be closed in the winter months due to safety issues with snow and ice.
Alcohol is NOT allowed. Leashed pets are allowed. Visitors must stay on established trails.
Park Ordinance (PDF)
October 4, 2018
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Paw Paw River County Park