Burchfield Park

Due to COVID-19 there are activities and programs that will not take place this year or be delayed.
Playgrounds are open starting on July 1st. Shelter rentals will be permitted beginning on July 1st 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.

The swimming beach is open for the season from July 4th through Labor Day, from 10:00am to 8:00pm, 7 days a week. There will be no lifeguards and swimming will be at your own risk. We encourage all users to practice social distancing. 

The following programs and amenities will not be offered in 2020: Burchfield Park Summer Day Camp, volleyball and pedal boat rentals. 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.


With 540 acres of scenic woods, trails and beach, Burchfield Park is Ingham County's largest park. Ribboned throughout by the Grand River, this outdoor haven harbors some of the best bank and boat fishing available in Ingham County. Burchfield Park's stocked fishing pond offers anglers a chance to hook 8-13" trout. Please note there is a vehicle entrance fee to enter Burchfield Park year round.

Burchfield Park offers a beach, bathhouse, canoe & kayak rentals and trips, cross country skiing & rental, hiking trails, horseshoe pits, two 18 hole disc golf courses, mountain biking trails, nature day camp, pedal boat rental, picnic grounds and shelters, playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, sledding hills, softball diamond, stocked fishing pond, winter snack bar, and a winter warming lodge. For more information on activities available at this park, please visit our Things to Do page.

Hours of Operation:

The park opens one half hour before sunrise for pedestrian access and 8:00am for vehicle access. The park closes one half hour after sunset, unless otherwise posted. Winter hours may vary depending on snow conditions, please call 517-676-2233 for specific winter hours.

Questions? Contact Tim Buckley, Park Manager at parks@ingham.org.

Burchfield Park Summer Trail Map
Burchfield Park Winter Trail Map



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