Winter Rental Hours, Prices & Information
City Forest Winter Recreation Parkis owned and operated by the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department. At 520 acres, Midland City Forest is the largest park in Midland. In the winter months, City Forest transforms into the Great Lakes Bay Region's premiere winter destination, toting Michigan's only hand-packed ice toboggan runs, sled hill, ice rink, ski trails and warming house. Click on the menu to discover more of what City Forest has to offer!
|Thursday, December 22||Noon-6pm|
|Friday, December 23||Noon-9pm|
|Saturday, December 24||Closed|
|Sunday, December 25||Closed|
|Monday, December 26||Noon-6pm|
|Tuesday, December 27||Noon-6pm|
|Wednesday, December 28||Noon-6pm|
|Thursday, December 29||Noon-6pm|
|Friday, December 30||Noon-9pm|
|Saturday, December 31||Noon-6pm|
|Sunday, January 1||Noon-6pm|
A fan favorite each winter, City Forest features Michigan’s only snow packed, iced and elevated toboggan runs, each a tenth of a mile long. The runs are dependent on weather and are open during hours of operation only. Please call the chalet to confirm that the runs are operating. During hours of operation, toboggans must be rented for $8.00 per hour, two hour maximum on a first-come, first-serve basis.
|Toboggans||$8.00 per toboggan||1 Hour Rental|
|Ice Skates||$4.00 per pair||2 Hour Rental|
|Sled||$4.00 per sled||2 Hour Rental|
|Nordic Skiis (Classic)||$10.00 per pair||2 Hour Rental|
|Nordic Skiis (Skate)||$15.00 per pair||2 Hour Rental|
|Snowshoes||$10.00 per pair||2 Hour Rental|
The sledding hill is groomed, lighted and available for sledding daily. Bring your plastic sled or tube to the hill or rent from us! During hours of operation, sleds are rented for onsite use only for $4.00 per sled per two-hour rental.
|Kogel Hot Dog||$1.50|
|Hot Cocoa/Flavored Cappucinos/Gourmet Coffee||$1.00|
|Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies (2/pkg.)||$1.00|
|Coke Products (16/20 oz.)||$1.50/$2.00|
Birthday Parties & Winter Rentals at City Forest
City Forest is available for rental when not open for winter recreation hours. Please view the Winter Rental Form for more information on renting the City Forest in winter.