Fort Custer Recreation Area

Fort Custer Recreation Area

This recreation area has three lakes as well as the Kalamazoo River, high rolling meadows, soggy wetland, and abundant woods. There are 22 miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails. 219 modern campsites, two cabins, and three rustic cabins, Activities include Eagle Lake beach, picnic shelters, hunting, fishing, mountain biking and cross country skiing areas. Park hours Monday-Sunday 8am-10pm. Day use admission charge. Enjoy the 18-hole disc golf course within the Park. The par 57 course covers a variety of challenging terrain, and was used as part of the rotation in the world disc golf championship which was held in August in the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek area. The course begins in the day use area near the Hilltop Pavilion, and will be open daily from 8am until the day use area closes, normally around 10pm. A course map is available at the park contact stations. There are no fees to play and no scheduled tee times.

Fort Custer Recreation Area Web Site

Contact Information


5163 W. Fort Custer Drive

State Highway M-96

Augusta, MI 49012

Driving Directions

Reservations: (800) 447-2757

Phone: (269) 731-4200

Location of Fort Custer Recreation Area

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Augusta Weather

CLOUDY, humidity 50%, barometer 30.26,
wind 17 mph SSW
Partly sunny and very cold
23°F | 20°F
Partly sunny and very cold
Variable clouds; breezy, not as cold
41°F | 24°F
Variable clouds; breezy, not as cold
Mostly cloudy
39°F | 28°F
Mostly cloudy
Sunshine and some clouds
42°F | 29°F
Sunshine and some clouds
Periods of clouds and sunshine
46°F | 29°F
Periods of clouds and sunshine

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Fort Custer Recreation Area Events

Fort Custer Recreation Area - Fort Custer Stampede - Augusta

Date: 05/03/15

Fort Custer Recreation Area - "Kids at Custer" Triathlon - Augusta

Date: 06/11/15