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

Burchfield Park- We are having temporary issues with our wells at Burchfield Park, the restrooms will be open but the drinking fountains will be shut off. We will update our website as soon as the issue is fixed. 

Canoe/Kayaking at Burchfield Park ~ canoe/kayak rentals are open for the season weekends only (by reservation only) weather permitting.  Click HERE for trip times and rental fees.

~ Our beaches are now CLOSED for the season.

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

Take steps Lansing is a fundraiser walk for the Crohns and Colitis Foundation. Participants come together in a fun-family friendly event to celebrate steps taken towards a cure.

For more information please visit www.cctakesteps.org/takestepslansing