Cross Country Ski & Ski Skate

Cross Country Ski Rental & Ski Skating Information

Please note there is a vehicle entrance fee at Ingham County Parks. Cross Country Skiing is available at Burchfield County Park in Holt and Lake Lansing Park North in Haslett, weather permitting.  Picture identification is required to rent equipment. For children to rent skis, adults must be present and provide a drivers license.

Come enjoy your Ingham County Parks during one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. Cross country ski through the majestic, snow capped forests at Burchfield Park or Lake Lansing Park North. Enjoy our "
Moonlight Ski" at Burchfield Park on Friday and Saturday nights;  two miles of cross-country trails are illuminated from 5pm to 8pm (last rental at 7pm) for great winter family fun (weather permitting). Or visit Lake Lansing Park North in Haslett for the opportunity to ski over 5 miles of trails through scenic hardwood forest and marsh.

When weather conditions are satisfactory, click HERE for current winter sports status.

Burchfield County Park Rental Hours

Track is maintained and set as needed and after new snowfalls Monday-Thursday.  Track is set by a snowmobile pulling a two row track and makes a lane for one skier.  The trail is also rolled for ski skating.

Location:

Woodsong Shelter

Friday and Saturday
10am - 8pm (Last ski rental at 7pm)

Sunday
10am - last rental one hour before sunset.

Monday-Thursday
Rental Closed*

*Unless reservations are made at least 7 days in advance. A minimum group size of 10 is required to make a reservation. Please call 517-676-2233 between the hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday to make a pre-paid reservation. Payment is required at the time of reserving for one hour of ski rentals. Any additional rental hours will be paid at the park.

*When there are multiple weather related school closures, ski rentals may be open for weekday rentals-please call 517-676-2233 for more information.


Holiday Hours, weather permitting:
12/23/17: 10am-4pm*
12/24/17: 10am-4pm
12/25/17: CLOSED
12/26/17-1/7/18: 10am-4pm*
Martin Luther King Day: 10am-4pm
President's Day: 10am-4pm
*Holiday hours as noted above unless moonlight ski is open. Click HERE for current conditions.

Burchfield Park Rental Fees

Skis, boots & poles included in rental package. Separate rental is available. Picture identification is required to rent equipment. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express are accepted.

Adults $7 per hour Children (12 and under) $5 per hour

Friday & Saturday Night Moonlight Ski

Adults $10 rentals  Children (12 and under) $3 rentals

Fees for separate ski equipment
Skis - $3 per hour
Boots - $3 per hour
Poles - $3 per hour

Burchfield Park Snack Bar

Warm up with hot chocolate or a hot dog after your winter experience at our snack bar.

Winter Snack Bar Hours (weather permitting)
Fridays: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturdays: 11:00am-8:00pm
Sundays: 11:00am-6:00pm

Ski Skating at Burchfield Park

Want to try something new? Try Ski Skating at Burchfield Park.

This is a blend of cross country and ski skating that creates a faster, and more efficient form of cross country skiing. At Burchfield Park the ski skating trails are groomed for this sport, and the moderate terrain makes it easy to get started. Bring your ski skating equipment and try our newly developed ski skating trails!

Lake Lansing Park North Rental Hours

Lake Lansing Park North's trails provide rustic trails that allow users to carve their own trails through the scenic hardwood forest.

Location:

Main Shelter

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
10am - last rental one hour before sunset

Monday-Thursday
Rental Closed*

*Unless reservations are made at least 7 days in advance. A minimum group size of 10 is required to make a reservation. Please call 517-676-2233 between the hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday to make a pre-paid reservation. Payment is required at the time of reserving for one hour of ski rentals. Any additional rental hours will be paid at the park.

*When there are multiple weather related school closures, ski rentals may be open for weekday rentals-please call 517-676-2233 for more information.


Holiday Hours, weather permitting:
12/23/17: 10am-4pm
12/24/17: 10am-4pm
12/25/17: CLOSED
12/26/17-1/7/18: 10am-4pm
Martin Luther King Day: 10am-4pm
President's Day: 10am-4pm

Lake Lansing Park North Rental Fees

Skis, boots & poles included in rental package. Separate rental is available. Picture identification is required to rent equipment. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express are accepted.

Adults
$7 per hour

Children (12 and under)
$5 per hour

Fees for separate ski equipment

Skis - $3 per hour 
Boots - $3 per hour
Poles - $3 per hour

Lake Lansing Park North Snacks

Recharge and refresh after a long day spent skiing on the trails with one of the variety of choices offered at our concession stand. Warm up with a large cup of fresh coffee or cool down with an ice-cold water. Enjoy fresh popped popcorn or snack on a granola bar. Concessions will be available when ski rental is open.