U.S. Passports

Need a vacation?  Now you need a passport and the Ingham County Parks Department is here to help!  The Parks Department has taken over the responsibilities of processing passport applications for Ingham County.  Click HERE for more information. 

Park Updates

Canoe & Kayaking at Burchfield ~ Rentals are open for the season! Enjoy downstream trips or in park rentals. Please click HERE for more information.

All County Beaches & Splash Pad® are Open ~  Beach hours for the 2015 summer season will be from 12:00pm to 8:00pm every day at Hawk Island and Lake Lansing Park-South and weekends and holidays at Burchfield Park, weather permitting. The Splash Pad® at Hawk Island will be open 9:00am to 8:00pm, seven days a week, weather permitting. Click HERE for more information.

Burchfield Summer Day Camp ~ Explore Burchfield Park's 540 acres - from woods to wetlands and participate in hands-on activities that will help kids learn about the natural world surrounding them. Weekly camp sessions run from June - August. Please call 517-676-2233 between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday to register or click HERE for more information.

Shelter Reservations ~ Ingham County Parks have picnic shelters that accommodate 50 to 375 people. Learn which shelter will best meet your group’s needs by calling the parks office at 517-676-2233 or click HERE to make an online reservation.

What You Need to Know

There will be a 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.  Annual passes are valid for one calendar year: January 1st - December 31st.   Annual passes are available for $30 for Ingham County residents and $40 for non-Ingham County residents.  Annual passes are available at all gatehouses.  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. 

Calendar of Events

Burchfield Park (map)
Event showcases Greater Lansing's attractions, special events and tourism suppliers to local residents.
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FREE parking and FREE half hour pedal boat rental at Burchfield Park with "Be a Tourist" passport!

Please visit www.lansing.org/events/batyot for more information.

Hawk Island County Park (map)
Sponsored by St Vincent Catholic Charities this 5K Family Fun Run is meant to engage refugees in the community while simultaneously educating the community on the refugee experience.