Parks & Recreation

The Village of Pellston has two parks. Memorial Park is located downtown. This park is home to the Veterans Memorial, The Gazebo and the Old Train Depot which houses our Historical Museum.

Pioneer Park located on Robinson Rd., west of US 31. Pioneer Park is home to ball fields, tennis and pickleball courts, a pavillion, a playground, and nature trails leading to the Maple River.    

Park facilities are available on a first come, first serve basis. To inquire about fees, availabilty or additonal information, please contact the Village of Pellston Parks and Recreation Department at 231-539-8031.

Weight Restrictions


On Monday, April 10, 2023 MDOT will be starting a road project on US-31 in Alanson.  Part of this project includes detouring south bound US-31 traffic onto Milton Road and then re-entering US-31 at Powers Road.

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Public Hearing - Ordinance 57 - Swimming Pools


The Village of Pellston will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 7:00 pm, prior to the village council meeting, in the Village Council Chambers, 125 N. Milton, Pellston, MI  49769. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider Ordinance 57 pertaining to regulation of personal swimming pools within the Village limits.

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Budget Hearing



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Pellston Museum


The Pellston Museum is open for the summer! Hours are noon to 5:00 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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Emmet County ARPA Funds Survey


The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) has allocated $6.4 million to Emmet County in economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The County is seeking input from the community on how to best utilize these funds. Please take the time to thoughtfully complete the survey. Selections are generalized, so please utilize the field at the bottom of the survey for additional suggestions. 

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Sledding Party at Pioneer Park


Please join us at Pioneer Park on February 19 from noon to 3 pm for a sledding party!  Complimentary hot chocolate and hot dogs will be provided. The ice rink at the corner of Milton and Main will also be open, weather permitting. Ice skates will be available to borrow!

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Winter Road Maintenance


Winter is fast approaching, so please keep in mind that County and Village snow removal crews typically address roadways in the following order: State highways (per the priority system provided by MDOT), County primary roads, local paved roads, local gravel roads, lake drives, then subdivision streets.

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PFAS Online Community Meeting


The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) will be conducting an online meeting regarding the continuing PFAS investigation in Pellston. It will include presentations and updates on the investigation from EGLE, HHS and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan. 

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Historic Military Vehicle Convoy


Sponsored by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA), the Yellowstone Trail Historic Military Convoy will be making a morning break stop at Pioneer Park on Saturday, August 7 from 8 am to 8:45 am. Please stop by and take a look at these amazing vehicles! 

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New Village Mural


Come to Pellston to see our new mural on US 31!

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Zoning and Permit Questions


The Village has received a number of questions lately about permits and zoning. The new zoning ordinances can be found here

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New Zoning Ordinances


The Village has recently revised and adopted the Village Zoning Ordinances.  You can view and/or download the document here.

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Historical Photo Collection


Pellston has a rich history and the Little Traverse Historical Society has a large collection of Pellston photos from days gone by. Click here to view the Floyd Earl McRae Pellston History Photographic Collection. 

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Property Tax Questions


There have been a number of questions regarding property taxes, so we would like address those here.

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PFAS Testing at Emmet County Regional Airport


Emmet County has recently completed their first phase of testing for PFAS at Emmet County Regional Airport. Please see Emmet County's letter here for more information.

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