Parks and Trails in the Village
Charles Mears State Park
Charles Mears State Park is located at the west end of Lowell St. on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Park gains you access to the sandy beach, a fishing pier, picnic area and a playground. The Park is also host to weekly nature programs throughout the spring and summer.
The Village Green is located in the heart of the business district and is a welcoming area to residents and visitors alike. The Green is used for numerous events throughout the year including, craft shows and art fairs, seasonal and holiday festivals, and band concerts and farmers markets.
Channel Lane Park
One of our most popular parks located near Lake Michigan on the North Pier, it is a walking and picnic haven for all ages. Located on the property are two picnic pavilions, tables, benches, grills and restroom facilities.
Chester Street Park
Located on the South Pier, the Chester Street Park is another walkers paradise with full access to the South Pier walkway and a great sunset view.