City Forest Chalet

About City Forest

City Forest is the largest park in the City of Midland, boasting 520 acres of hardwoods and pines. As one of the most utilized parks in the City, City Forest is perfect for a variety of year-round outdoor activities.

Chalet Rental in All Seasons

Spring - Summer - Fall (April 15-November 15)

The Chalet at City Forest is available for rent from April 15 to November 15 for several types of occasions. For seating details and amenities see the Shelter rental brochure located under the City Forest Documents section.

You can check availability dates and make your reservation by clicking here.

Winter (December-March)

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no winter rentals in 2020-2021.

The Parks and Recreation Department offers rental packages for the Chalet in the winter months Monday-Thursday during non-hours of our winter operations program. It is based on weather, availability and approval. Email the Recreation department or call (989) 837-6930 for details.

For further information please view our Winter Chalet rental Application Form.

Chalet Amenities

The City Forest Chalet has seating for approximately 36 plus standing room. The approximate square footage of the seating area is about 800’ feet. The furniture consists of (4) 5’ tables, (4) overlook bar-style seating, (2) high top standing room only tables. In addition to the many miles of trails, the City Forest also has an outdoor fire pit just north of the Chalet and one double jumbo grill outside of the facility. Restrooms are located inside the facility.

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City Forest Rental Documents

Contact Us

  1. City Forest

    2840 E Monroe Road
    (Located 1/4 mile west of Eastman Road)
    Midland, MI 48642

    Phone: 989-837-6930 (Parks and Recreation Office)
    Phone: 989-835-7011 (City Forest-During Winter Hours of Operation)
    Phone: 989-399-0506 (Weather Hotline)

    Email Us