Welcome to Mecosta County, you will love it here. The rivers, lakes and streams and the out of the fishing hole. Nature abounds in Mecosta county is ideal for hunting, fishing, hiking, the excitement and the allure of morels. Natures Playground provides an opportunity to explore over 14,000 acres of state land, drop a line in one of our 100 plus lakes, or just kick back, relax and see where the current takes you as you tube the Muskegon River. Big Rapids is known as the tubing capital of the world.
Within Mecosta County encompasses 571 square miles of which 555 square miles is land and 16 square miles is water.
The county seat is located in the city of Big Rapids. Other communities include: Barryton, Mecosta, Morley, Stanwood, Canadian Lakes, Altona, Chippewa Lake, Millbrook, Paris, Remus, Rodney, Sylvester and West Millbrook.
You will love it here in Meocosta County where unique shops can be found throughout the Amish Community and in the numerous small towns that make up the county.
Enjoy the Art Culture of the county with a number of events to keep you entertained: Wheatland Music Organization, Artworks, STAGE-M, Artwalk at Ferris to name a few.
You can boat, canoe and or kayak at School Section Lake, River Ridge Resort, Sawmill Tube & Canoe, Hungerford Lake Area, Tri Lakes Area and Cran-Hill Ranch.
One can go camping in many county parks.
Play a round of Golf or disc golf, Dine at many fine restaurants and even take some time to do a little horseback riding.
Weather you are the hiking type, want to walk the Riverwalk trail, dangle a worm on a hook or hunt the whitetail deer. You will love it here in Mecosta, one wonderful day at a time.
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