Swim and Have Fun at Myers Lake Park in Rockford

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A Bit about Myers Lake Park

Myers Lake Park is a popular play spot for Rockford area families. Because it is such a large park (over 10 acres!) and has so much to offer, it is like a little spontaneous vacation for a day. And best of all, it’s FREE!

I love bringing my daughter here because as much as I love the big lake, I also love not having to drive to it to go to the beach. With shady picnic areas, a nice beach, fishing spots, and a fantastic playground, Myers Lake has it all. It even has bathrooms (with changing areas) that are close to the beach, which is super helpful with little ones!

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Myers Lake playground

Myers Lake Beach kids in water

Myers Lake girl with net

Tips for Your Trip from other Parents

  • What’s the shade/sun situation like? Plenty of both! Shady picnic and grassy areas, sunny beach!
  • Are there bugs? A few – bug spray isn’t a bad idea just in case as the trees can bring out the bugs.
  • Weekdays are best with kids. Weekends and evenings get much more crowded and can get more rowdy with adults and older teens.

Myers Lake girl in water

Myers Lake Park Features at a Glance

Parents Guide to Myers Lake Park


Yes. The play structures have some toddler-sized equipment and the beach doesn’t have the waves like Lake Michigan, so it’s a lot easier for littles to splash away.

Fishing, picnicking, beach, restrooms and changing areas, playgrounds and more await at Myers Lake. See why so many families love spending the whole day here?

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Myers Lake playground 2

Bathrooms are clean and near to the beach and have changing areas.

Bathrooms are open from 7 AM – sunset, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Myers Lake bathrooms

There are several places to picnic around Myers Lake, with various picnic tables in shade and even a covered shelter.

Myers Lake picnic tables

The lake has full sun, but you can find many shade trees throughout the park.

Myers Lake trees

Being a more wooded park, flying a kite wouldn’t be easy here.

Myers Lake Park and its beach are free.

Myers Lake Park is open Memorial Day – Labor Day.

You’ll find two parking lots at Myers Lake, one closer to the entrance, and a second one right by the beach and play structures.

Grab Your Coffee and Head to the Park

Tap the map icons to reveal the park address and the location of the nearest BIGGBY.

The BIGGBY closest to Myers Lake Park is located at 2745 10 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341.

Have Tips or Questions about Myers Lake Park?

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Myers Lake beach

Myers Lake girl on slide


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