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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a permit or reservation to use one of the park picnic paviions?
No.  However, should a person or group who has purchased a permit for a reservation arrive they will have the right to utilize the pavilion for their exclusive use.  Reservations made are for the full day.

The cost per pavilion is $30.00. Loranger Square is $50.00.

Reservations are on a first come first serve basis.  The reservations are made when payment has been received.  The reservations system opens March 1 of every year.  You may reserve park pavilions online by clicking on the following link Online Services page.  Please see the link on the right for reservation rules.

What are the park hours of operation?
The parks are open daily at 8:00 a.m. (including Saturdays and Sundays) and close at dusk but no later than 10:00 p.m. Parks are open April 1 thru October 31.

Is overnight camping allowed?
This is not a permitted activity in County Parks.  Special Event permits are available to request permission from the County Parks & Recreation Commission for unique events including the use of inflatable bouncing play equipment. This use will also require a special use permit along with appropriate insurance. See the full set of rules for the park under the park rules posting.

The Special Event Permit Application Form is available to fill out and submit to the County for consideration.  Click on the Special Event Use Form to access the form The form will need to be emailed to:  joshua_thomas@monroemi.org

Any comments or suggestions about the parks you may email:  joshua_thomas@monroemi.org.