UPDATE Ingham County Parks and Activities Status

Park Updates:  Ingham County Parks, trails, playgrounds, restrooms and the Burchfield Park mountain bike trails remain OPEN at this time. Please enjoy but continue to take precautions and use proper social distancing.

Burchfield Park under construction: the Ingham County Parks Department was awarded a grant by the DNR to make ADA improvements to Burchfield Park. Starting September 8, 2020 the beach and modern restrooms will be closed during construction. The vault toilet will be open near the Overlook Shelter during construction. The road will be fenced off at the Winter Sports Building parking lot going down to the Woodsong Shelter parking/beach area. All picnic shelters are unavailable for use except the Overlook Shelter and Pine Knoll Shelter; to make a shelter reservation, please call 517-676-2233. Please avoid construction areas. Please be aware that there is back and forth traffic with construction equipment on the road. The Rivers Edge Disc Golf Course will be temporarily closed due to current park construction. Renegades Trail Disc Golf Course will remain open.

Boat rental at Burchfield Park and Hawk Island are closed for the season. The swimming beaches at Burchfield Park, Hawk Island, and Lake Lansing South are closed for the season. The Hawk Island Splash Pad is closed for the rest of the 2020 season due to mechanical issues.

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Shelter rentals will be permitted so long as the gathering does not exceed 100 people and people not part of the same household maintain six feet of distance from one another.

Due to COVID-19 there are activities and programs that will not take place this year.
The following programs and amenities will not be offered in 2020: Burchfield Park Summer Day Camp, Lake Lansing Band Shell Friday Night Concerts, Lake Lansing Band Shell rentals, Lake Lansing Trikes at the Trike Track, volleyball, and pedal boat rentals at all parks. The health and safety of our park patrons and staff is of the upmost importance. We appreciate your understanding as we try to navigate these uncertain times, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

The main Ingham County Parks administrative office and passport processing services in Mason are closed until further notice.  Administrative staff are working remotely from 8am-4:30pm Monday - Friday with a closure for lunch from 12-1pm. Please call 517-676-2233 for inquiries.

Please remember to follow the attached guidelines. Thank you for your understanding.

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