THREE OAKS PARKS & RECREATION
Per Village Ordinance, no alcohol is allowed in any of the Village parks. Parks are open from daylight until 10 PM.
Parks Rental Request Forms
Dewey Cannon Park
For more information, call 269-756-9221.
Carver Park, Oak and Ash Streets in the Village of Three Oaks
Carver Park is a wonderful spot for a picnic. The park includes a shelter, picnic tables, grills, and a pathway. There are historical markers with information about the history of the area. The School House Shelter is available for rentals.
Chamberlain Path, Elm and Maple Streets in the Village of Three Oaks
Chamberlain Path in downtown Three Oaks is home to sculptures by several highly esteemed artists, funded by the Harbor Country Public Arts Initiative and the Village. The path connects Elm Street and Generations Drive, the location of the Acorn Theatre and Journeyman Distillery.
Dillard Park, Cherry and Walnut Streets in the Village of Three Oaks
This is small neighborhood playground is perfect for families with toddlers. A Little Free Libary is located at the park.
Dewey Cannon Park, East Maple Street in the Village of Three Oaks
Three Oaks is home to the historic Dewey Cannon which was presented to the village by President McKinley for raising the highest per capita amount in the nation for the Spanish-American War Memorial. A gazebo and picnic tables are available. Check the Village or Harbor Country calendar of events or Facebook for the Music in the Park schedule.
Kesling Nature Preserve, South Branch of the Galien River in Three Oaks Township
The Kesling Nature Preserve is home to a rich diversity of plants and wildlife and has something to offer just about all outdoor enthusiasts. One of the year-round highlights of the preserve is the scenic views of the deep ravine that cuts through the property. A small tributary to the river flows at the base of a 40-foot deep ravine under a canopy of giant beeches, maples, oaks and many other kinds of trees. It is known as one of the most popular spring bird-watching spots in Berrien County
Directions: From I-94, take exit 4A, onto US-12 East. Go about 2.5 miles east on US-12 and turn south onto Basswood Road. Go 1.5 miles south on Basswood Road and turn west onto Forest Lawn Road. Follow Forest Lawn Road about .75 miles. The preserve is on the north side of the road, just east of the bridge over the South Branch of the Galien River.
Timber Town Playground, Nels Dr and Locust St in the Village of Three Oaks
Timber Town is a unique playground in Watkins Park where kids can hide, glide, slide, climb, balance, and tumble. There’s a special Tiny Town area for 2- to 5-year-olds. Built of timber with non-skid surfaces and padded hand and foot grips, it’s a great playground kids will love.
Warren Woods State Park, Between Warren Woods Road and W Elm Valley Road, east of I-94 in Three Oaks Township
Enter on Elm Valley for parking lot, or park on Warren Woods Road
Warren Woods State Park, administered by the Warren Dunes State Park officials, is a favorite site for hikers and naturalists. Warren Woods is a virgin beech-maple forest, the last of its type known in Michigan. There are outstanding individual trees of several species, including many greater than five feet in diameter and more than 125 feet in height. Spectacular displays of wildflowers are best viewed in April and early May. Naturalists will also appreciate the wide variety of plants and wildflowers that grow in the woods - over 100 species!
Watkins Memorial Park, Nels Dr and Locust St in the Village of Three Oaks
Watkins Park is a 20-acre park that includes Hoadley Trail with a 1-1/2 mile physical education trail including 21 workout stations. The park features a baseball field, basketball court, and picnic tables. There is a large pavilion that can be rented, which includes a prep kitchen, bathrooms, grills, picnic tables and electricity .
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