Park Updates

Winter Activities: Click HERE for the status of winter activities.

Burchfield Park Activities: Click HERE for more information on cross country ski rental and HERE for more information on sledding/snow tube rentals.

Hawk Island Activities:
 Click HERE for more information on snow tubing rental. Weather permitting, the Hawk Island snow tubing hill will open for the season on December 17, 2016. Please call 517-676-2233 for current updates.

Park Commission: The Ingham County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for a vacancy on the Park Commission.  This is an excellent opportunity for citizens to become involved in local government.  Click HERE to apply.

Upcoming Events

Jan 17

Ingham County Parks Master Plan Public Hearing

5:30PM at the Human Services Building 5303 S. Cedar Street, Building #3, Conference Room A, Lansing, Michigan.  

The purpose of this Public Hearing is to hear suggestions and comments from interested citizens who wish to have their ideas and concerns taken into account before the 2017-2021 Master Plan is finalized.
2017 Annual Park Passes Available

Annual 2017 passes, for Ingham County residents are available for $30.  2017 annual passes are valid from purchase date until December 31, 2017.   Non-Ingham County residents passes are $40.   Annual passes are available at all park gatehouses and in the parks office at 121 E. Maple St., Mason. There is a daily per vehicle entrance fee year-round of $3 for Ingham County residents and $5 for non-residents at Burchfield Park, Hawk Island, Lake Lansing Park-North, and Lake Lansing Park-South.  No vehicle entrance fees will be collected one hour prior to the Friday night Band Shell concert at Lake Lansing Park-South.  Ingham County welcomes everyone to our parks.  If paying the vehicle entrance fee would be a hardship, please ask the attendant to waive the fee with a hardship pass.