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UPDATED 3/1/2024

We're hiring for the 2024 season! HCP is hiring for multiple seasonal maintenance positions to support overall operations and events. If you enjoy being outdoors and performing a wide array of duties, we have the job for you. Applications are due on March 15, 2024.

Spring hours are in effect. Check our open hours below before visiting or give us a call at 269-945-3775 to schedule an appointment.

Park Hours 2024

  • Park Gate open daily (weather permitting) from 8 am to 7 pm. Beach closed until May 2024.
  • Upjohn House Business Office is open by appointment.  
  • Historic Village open only for prescheduled groups (including guided tours) and special events until May 2024.

  • Size of the Park

    310 acres

Historic Charlton Park serves the residents of Barry County and beyond through education programs, special events, and miles of trails and other outdoor activities. Trails are open year-round! 


It is the policy of the Barry County Parks & Recreation Commission that it does not exclude, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, or participation in, any of its programs and activities.