Hours & Directions

Administration and Education Office: Open year-round, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. 

Historic Village: Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

  • During weekdays - A portion of the Village buildings open, please call ahead for list of those open. 
  • During paid events - Village buildings open. 
  • During unpaid events - Majority of Historic Village buildings open.
  • After Labor Day historic buildings are only open for prescheduled groups and special events. Call for off season hours and tours. No charge, except for education programs, tours, Church and Walnut Grove rentals or special events.

Beach, Boat Launch and Recreation Area: Open daily mid-May through Labor Day from 8:00am to 9:00pm, weather permitting.

  • Labor Day through October 15th - ​Open daily from 8:00am to 7:00pm.
  • Closed - October 15th through mid May.
  • Beach closed during some special events. Free of charge, except for pavilion and shelter rentals or during special events. 

​Dogs: Dogs are welcome at any time! Please keep them leashed (maximum length 6 ft.) and pick up after them. Dogs are not allowed in the buildings. Before you decide to bring your furry companion, please consult the event schedule - certain events are loud and may cause your pet undue stress. 

Admission to Charlton Park is FREE, unless there is a scheduled special event. Parking is always FREE.

DIRECTIONS to Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI

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