Kestner Park "Chutes and Ladders"
- This 5+ acre park serves residents of Houghton and the region and was named after retired City Manager Ray Kestner.
- This park is accessible by foot, bike, car, and boat. Residents of West Houghton can access the park through a tunnel under M-26.
- Facilities include the RV Park, pavilions, bandshell, swimming beaches, picnic areas, hammock hangouts, beach volleyball court, traditional playgrounds, and the amazing Chutes and Ladders play area for children.
- Portage Paddle Sports (located in the concessions/restrooms building) includes a concession stand that offers a wide array of simple foods, snacks, drinks, and ice cream. Kayaks, SUP, and bikes can be rented here.
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