Located in the unincorporated area of Berrien County, Paw Paw Lake is a beautiful place to see. The lake is excellent for picnics, outdoor events, and family excursions. It is also home to some of the most beautiful parks in Berrien County. Parks around Paw Paw are perfect for every occasion. From family reunions to a simple picnic with friends, you can find it here. The community around Paw Paw Lake also hosts fishing tournaments and an Annual Wine and Harvest Festival. There are plenty of fun things to do around Paw Paw Lake. 

Sunset Park

Sunset Park regularly hosts fishing tournaments and is open to the public from 7 AM to 10 PM. Located on the eastern corner of Paw Paw Lake, The park has a boat launch and a dock. Aside from the usual canoeing and kayaking, you can also retreat to their picnic tables while watching the beautiful sunset over the lake. 

Forest Beach Park

Forest Beach Park is located at the southern bank of Paw Paw lake, at the end of Pier Rd, leading to Shady Drive. It has a clean inland beach where you can go fishing, swimming, or relax and let the hours pass. Bring the kids and enjoy the wide-open space.

Courtyard Park

Courtyard Park is within walking distance from Van Buren County Time Capsule Museum. This park is ideal for picnics and family outings with gazebos and picnic tables. The park also exhibits arts and crafts during September’s annual Wine and Harvest Festival.  

Elementary School Parks

Located close to Paw Paw Early Elementary School, the park is perfect for elementary school-age children. The slides, see-saws, swings, a basketball court, and an open field make the park great for a get-away or picnic with friends and family.

Tyler Field Park

Pap Paw Rocket Football team and other vintage sports teams call Tyler Field Park home. The park houses a football field, a running track, a playground, and a baseball field. If you want a venue for a reunion or any other significant events, you can reserve Tyler Field Park for it.

Whether in Berrien or Coloma County, parks around Paw Paw Lake never fail to deliver the needed comfort that one needs after a long day at work. A weekend at any of the parks will rejuvenate your tired spirit and get you going for the next coming days.  

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