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Park Updates

Beach Information: the swimming beaches and Hawk Island Splash Pad open for the season on Saturday, May 28th.  Click HERE for more information and hours of operation.

Boat Rental: pedal boat and row boat rental opens for the season on Saturday, May 28th.  Click HERE for more information and hours of operation.

Canoe/Kayak: The McNamara canoe/kayak trip is open for the season for weekend rentals. For weekday rentals, please call 517-676-2233 to make advance arrangements.  Daily walk up service for McNamara Trips begins on May 28th. Please note the Bunker Road Landing trip is currently closed but will open for the season on May 28th.  The Eaton Rapids Canoe/Kayak trips is unavailable through July due to construction.  In-park rentals will be available soon! Click HERE for trip times.  

Holiday Hours: the administrative park office will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. The parks remain open.  Click HERE for more information on park activities.

Burchfield Park Day Camp: Burchfield Park's Exploring Nature Day Camp provides a safe, guided and enjoyable experience in a natural setting. Camp sessions run Monday through Friday in the summer. Call 517-676-2233 to sign up. Click HERE for session dates.

Upcoming Events

May 28

Beach and Boat rental Opens for Season!

Hawk Island County

The Hawk Island beach and Splash Pad will be open from May 28- September 5. Beach hours are 12pm-8pm seven days a week, weather permitting. Splash Pad hours are 9am-8pm, seven days a week, weather permitting. Memorial Day through Labor Day Hawk Islands boat rental is open daily 12pm-7pm, weather permitting.

Lake Lansing Park

The Lake Lansing Park-South Beach will be open from May 28- September 5. Beach hours are 12pm- 8pm seven days a week, weather permitting. Memorial Day through Labor Day boat rentals are open daily 12pm-7pm, weather permitting.

Burchfield County Park

The Burchfield Park Beach will be open from May 28- September 5.  Beach hours are 12-8pm on weekends and holidays only, weather permitting. Boat rental hours vary, click HERE for more information.

May 29

Fallen Heroes Run to Remember 5K

Welcome to the official webpage of the Fallen Heroes Memorial Foundation, Lest They Be Forgotten Memorial Project. Our mission is to create, establish, and help maintain hometown memorials in honor of the brave men and women, who have lost their lives defending the United States of America in the war against terrorism.
May 30

Hospice Benefit Car Show

All profits go to Sparrow Hospice Services. For more information visit www.capitalareamusclecarclub.org
Jun 3

Sounds of Summer Concert: Avon Bomb

Free Friday Night Concerts at the Lake Lansing Community Band Shell. All performances begin at 7:00 p.m. Free parking & admission for all, and free entry for kids to play on a Moonwalk and Giant Slide! 
Jun 4

Hawk Island Triathlon

Kids triathlon will be Saturday at 9 AM and the Olympic triathlon will start at 7:30 AM on Sunday. For more information and to register please visit http://southlansing.org/HawkIslandTriathlons/tabid/353/Default.aspx.  
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2016 Annual Park Passes Available

Annual 2016 passes, for Ingham County residents are available for $30. Annual passes are valid for one calendar year: January 1st - December 31st.  Non-Ingham County residents passes are $40.   Annual passes are available at all gatehouses.  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.

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