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Come visit Historic Charlton Park. We offer opportunities to learn, to relax, to have fun: something for everyone!


Recreation Area

Historic Charlton Park has been a fixture in Barry County since 1936, and is often referred to as the "jewel of Barry County." Situated on 310 acres along the Thornapple Lake, the Park offers many options for the outdoor enthusiast including hiking, boating, swimming and fishing.

Learning Opportunities

If you are looking for something educational for your students or children, visit our turn-of-the-century Historic Village and Museum. You can book a formal education program or enjoy a self-guided tour to explore at your leisure.

Special Events

Consider attending a special event at Historic Charlton Park! Events range from car shows and yard sales, to the Fall Harvest Festival and Outdoor Youth Day. Events are held almost every weekend during the summer.

Rental Facilities

If you are looking for a unique place to get married or hold a family gathering explore Historic Charlton Park's Rental Facilities. We offer many options to provide you with a memorable venue.