Mostly Cloudy
6:12 am9:21 pm EDT
Feels like: 72°F
Wind: 5mph N
Pressure: 29.89"Hg
UV index: 0

Climax and Scotts

On the outskirts of both Climax and Scotts, you’ll find two of Kalamazoo’s most unique and sprawling county parks for outdoor adventure, quintessential main streets lined with charming cafés, comfort food, and mom and pop shops. Wander the trails surrounding a historic mill, camp near remote and quiet lakeshores and wake up your senses with comforting flavors like cinnamon toffee lattes and Michigan cherry coffee.

an experience unlike any other; custom, classic, and new.

Climax & Scotts Itineraries


Breakfast at Scotts Corner Cafe

Scotts Corner Cafe is a staple of this small town! They’re your typical family restaurant with great food, endless coffee and wonderful community!

Disc Golf, Fishing or Boating at Cold Brook County Park

Cold Brook County Park is home to a 24- hole championship disc golf course, volleyball court, softball field, campsites and much more.

Lunch at Bowman's BBQ and Meat Market

Bowman’s BBQ & Meat Market is a popular family-run BBQ business that serves always fresh comfort food with a family atmostphere!


Hike and Site See at Scotts Mill County Park

Scotts Mill County Park offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time and experience a unique pieces of agricultural and natural history.

Lunch and Ice Cream at Scooter's Malt Shoppe

Nestled in the center of Scotts – a town you’ll miss if you blink your eyes – in a building that’s more than 100 years old, is Scooter's Malt Shoppe and restaurant - a step back in time into the 50's right when you walk in the door.

Camp overnight at Cold Brook County Park

A popular campground and beach, Cold Brook has 276 acres consisting primarily of water in the form of three lakes and unique wetlands. It’s home to over 40 campsites, a swimming beach, fishing, hiking trails, disc golf, picnic shelters and more!


Visit Tiller's International Farming Museum

The Tillers Museum displays tools typically found on Midwestern farms prior to World War II. These historic objects tell the story of America- from survival to superpower. Our history can help us relate to issues of human survival elsewhere in the world.

Take a Class at Tiller's

Founded in 1981, Tillers International is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people in rural areas around the world.

Have Lunch at Scotts Country Store

Scotts Country Store and Deli is known for it’s delicious lunch specials like Sloppy Milo’s (sloppy Joe’s in a hot dog bun), Tater Tot or Corn Bread Casserole, Bacon Ranch Wraps, Brats and so much more!

7 Things to Do in the Climax Scotts Area

Each town and village located within Kalamazoo County has its own unique community, style and top things to do, and the Climax-Scotts area is no different!

6 Disc Golf Courses to Play in Kalamazoo

The greater Kalamazoo area is home to an active and passionate disc golf community, with a wide variety of courses ranging from beginner-friendly to world championship caliber!

Discover the corners of Kalamazoo