Free parking for the South Haven Skate Park is shared with the Kal-Haven Trail.
Stanley Johnston Park
202 Dyckman Avenue - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-0772
Originally named Oakland Park, but renamed in honor of Professor Stanley Johnston, developer of the Haven line of peaches. Park has basketball courts, grills, picnic shelter with tables, play equipment, restrooms, and lots of shade. Free parking.
Van Buren State Park
23960 Ruggles Road - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-2788
Park has biking, hiking, and metal detecting. There is a beach, picnic area with shelter, playground, and restrooms. Out of state car parking for the day is $11, Michigan residents can purchase the Recreation Passport for $11 (annual pass for all Michigan State Parks), or parking is free if you already have the Recreation Passport. An out of state annual parking pass is $32.
Van Buren Trail State Park
300 Lovejoy Avenue - South Haven
Phone: (269) 674-8011
14-mile, linear, multi-use trail that links the city of South Haven to Hartford. The trail runs through open farmland, blueberry fields, dense brush, and wooded areas. The first four miles south of South Haven is paved. As well as the 2.3 mile Van Buren Trail spur into the Van Buren State Park. There is parking at the Hartford trailhead; visitors in South Haven can use the South Haven city parking lot/trailhead at the corner of Kalamazoo and Huron Streets and follow the marked street route to the trail.
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South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau