Park Updates

Fifth Round of Millage Applications Open: applications are due October 4th by 5pm. Please find the application HERE.

Playground at Lake Lansing: the playground at Lake Lansing will be closed at 2pm on Friday, September 27th for sealing and will re-open the following morning.

Beaches: the beaches at Hawk Island, Burchfield Park and Lake Lansing South are closed for the season. 

Hawk Island Splash Pad: the Splash Pad is closed for the season.

Canoe/Kayak Rentals at Burchfield Park: rentals will be available by reservation only on weekends only - call 517-676-2233 to make a reservation during office hours Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. Weekday and walk up rentals are closed. Click HERE for rental trip times/fees.

Lake Lansing North - Park Improvements In Progress: Upgrades will include the entrance road, restrooms and accessibility. The restroom near the Main Shelter is still closed for updates, however the restroom near the Sandhill Shelter is open. A port-a-john will also be available. 

Upcoming Meetings: Click HERE for more information on upcoming meetings of the Park Commission and Board of Commissioners.

Shelter Rentals: 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 or click HERE to review shelter prices, seating accommodations, and pictures of the shelters. Reservations can be made by calling 517-676-2233 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm (the office is closed at lunch from 12-1pm).

Be a Park Patron! New Fundraiser for Park Pride! The Friends of Ingham County Parks has launched the Park Patron program. You can show your pride in your county parks by becoming an official Park Patron. Click HERE to order your $100 membership, you will receive a large, deluxe parking pass that lets you in to all county parks and shows your pride and helps us do great projects! Your $100 Patrons membership gets you an annual parking pass, a year long membership in the Friends of Ingham County Parks and lets us raise money for exciting park projects!

Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Park Passes Available

Annual 2019 passes, for Ingham County residents are available for $32.  2019 annual passes are valid from purchase date until December 31, 2019.   Non-Ingham County residents passes are $42.   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.