Howell City Park

Corner of Thompson & Barnard Streets


Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Howell City Park at the corner of Thompson & Barnard Streets.  Whether you want to take a walk, play on the swings, picnic with family and friends, or enjoy the fun in the sun in the water at the beach, Howell City Park is the place for you! Valid seasonal or daily pass is needed from May 27th to Labor Day.  Pick up your seasonal passes between mid April and September at the Bennett Recreation Center with proof of residency.

Seasonal Passes

City of Howell, Oceola, Genoa, Howell, and Marion Township

2 Free Passes
$20/additional pass

Non-Resident Passes


Daily park entry without seasonal pass


Pavilion Rentals

Pavilion rentals are available May 1st through September 30th  and are perfect for your next family reunion, wedding, or graduation party! 

Click here to download a Pavilion Rental Form. 

Rotary and May & Scofield Pavilions

Weekdays - $110/time slot
Weekends - $165/time slot

Small Pavilion

Weekdays - $85/time slot
Weekends - $110/time slot

Pavilion Rental Time Slots



Boat Launch

Thompson Lake also offers a Boat Launch available for use. Boat launch entry requires a valid seasonal or daily pass from May 1st to October 31st. Daily passes are available at the Bennett Recreation Center between the end of April and September 30, and at the Howell City Park Guard Booth and the Howell City Park Boat Launch Booth from May 22 to Labor Day. Parking at the boat launch is limited. 

Daily boat launch entry - $20