Park Updates

Hawk Island Construction Update - The Hawk Island Trail is reopened and the work completed! Enjoy! It is pretty smooth sailing out there on the path!

Hiring - We are currently hiring rangers and a snow making technician for Hawk Island. Click HERE to apply.

Canoe/Kayak: The McNamara Landing and Bunker Road Landing canoe/kayak trips are available by reservation only, on weekends only - call 517-676-2233 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-4:30pm to make a reservation. The Eaton Rapids Canoe/Kayak trip and in-park walk up rentals are closed for the season. Click HERE for rental/trip times. 

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

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.