Park Updates

Soldan Dog Park: the Soldan Dog Park main entrance (accessed via Hawk Island) will be closed 10/15 through 10/16 as staff installs a new concrete entrance area. The dog park is still accessible through the side gate (via Scott Woods Park).

Canoe/Kayak Trips at Burchfield Park: the McNamara Landing and Bunker Road Landing canoe/kayak trips are available for weekend rentals by reservation only - please call 517-676-2233 between the hours of 8am-4pm Monday through Friday to make a reservation. The Eaton Rapids Trip is closed for the season. Click HERE for trip times and more information. 

End of Season Closures: the beaches at Hawk Island, Lake Lansing South, and Burchfield Park and the Hawk Island Splash Pad are closed for the season. Pedal boat and row boat rental at Hawk Island, Burchfield Park and Lake Lansing South are closed for the season.

Volunteer Opportunities: Fall in love with Burchfield Park! Volunteer and join us for the following dates to help restore native habitat to your local lands: 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10. All workdays run from 10am to 1pm and are weather dependent. If you are interested RSVP to Emma at

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). 

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.