Park Updates

Exploring Nature Day Camp at Burchfield Park: Registration is open for day camp at Burchfield Park.  Click HERE for session dates.  Call 517-676-2233 to register.

Dr. Bill Earl Youth Fishing Program: We are inviting you to join us for fishing on May 6, 13, or 20, 2017, at Hawk Island Park, Lansing. This is a free program for youth, ages 5-16, to learn basic fishing skills of casting, knot tying, regulations, and fishing ethics. Check-in will begin at 8:30am and the program runs from 9:00am to noon. A responsible adult must remain on-site with each youth participant. Please click here to register:

2018-2022 Ingham County Parks Master Plan: the 2018-2022 "draft" Master Plan is available online by clicking HERE. The next step is for the Board of Commissioners to adopt the plan at their March 28, 2017 meeting.

Upcoming Events

Jun 10

Mason Optimist Youth Sports Event

Burchfield County Park 
This event will provide a wide variety of outdoor activities as well as prizes, lunch, and t-shirts for area youth ages 4 to 14. 
Jun 11

Greater Lansing Kidney Walk

Hawk Island County Park
Great Strides is a fundraising walk to support the services offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. Registration for the event begins at 11 A.M.. For more information please visit 
Jun 16

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

New Rule: Meridian 175 Year Celebration
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! New Rule will entertain us with live music inspired by various forms of retro music ! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jun 23

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Capital City Chordsmen
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Capital City Chordsmen will entertain us with live music! This barbershop group is a community favorite! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jun 30

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Meridian Community Band
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Meridian Community Band will provide live music as the entertainment for the evening! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

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.