Whether you’re in it for fishing and sports or for soaking up the sun, you can take advantage of the summer days on over 83 lakes with a boat rental in Kalamazoo.



Kalamazoo County Lakes

Gull Lake (Hickory Corners)

Multiple public accesses to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding on beautiful Gull Lake. 

Fort Custer Recreation Area (Augusta)

The 3,033 acre park features three lakes, a swimming beach, along with paddling and fishing opportunities. 

Cold Brook Park (Climax)

Three lakes and unique wetlands in a popular campground and beach environment.

Prairie View Park (Vicksburg)

Gourneck and Hogsett Lakes offer the perfect environment for paddleboarding, kayaking, and canoeing. 

Markin Glen Park (Kalamazoo)

160 acres of fishing and swimming lakes perfect for all of your favorite outdoor activities. 

83 lakes and 69 parks with public access

Soak up every last minute of the summer heat by spending the day in the water! Fish, swim, water ski, sail or boat in one of Kalamazoo County’s lakes with public access, or…