Croton Pond

Numerous parks and campsites make Croton Pond a popular destination for fishing, camping, beaches, and boating. Enjoy free launch access sites, picnic areas with grills, and a universally accessible fishing platform. You will find Croton Pond to be the perfect spot to enjoy a day on the water fishing, kayaking, water skiing, and more.


Size: 1,380 acres, 40 feet deep
Activities: Fishing, boating, camping, swimming
Fish Species: crappie, bluegill, bass, pike, walleye, perch

Site Features

Croton Township Campground

Croton Township Campground is on Croton Pond, just above Croton Dam. We are fortunate to be able to offer some of Michigan’s most beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife and many outdoor experiences. Within the Campground, we have a beach, 3 pavillions, 2 boat launches and 2 playgrounds, and picnic facilities.

Learn more at: Croton Township Campground

Conklin Park

Conklin Park is a 12-acre community park overlooking the south end of Croton Pond.  The park features a recreational facility hosting the most diverse array of recreational facilities in the township, with a baseball field and bleachers, two enclosed tennis courts, a concrete shuffleboard/basketball platform, disk golf course, and a children’s playground.  The park is a popular family destination with play equipment, a large picnic shelter with picnic tables and charcoal grills are located throughout the park.


East Tailwater Overlook

Situated on a scenic overlook, this park serves as a destination for both fishermen and tourists. The park leads to the historic Croton Dam. A 200-foot walkway provides access to nearby wooded areas and the Muskegon River, where fishermen can enjoy a wooden fishing platform.