Ingham County has a total of 52 parks and they as follows: Bancroft Park, Bassett Park Browell, Burchfield Park, Roadside Park, Carl G Fenner, Arboretum Clifford Park, Columbia Creek Park, Comstock Park, Dunnebacke Park, Durant Park Ferris Park, Filley Park, Fine Park, Foster Park, Frances Park, Grand River, County Park, Grand River Park, Greencroft Park, Hull Court Park, Hunter Park Ingham Park, Lake Lansing Parks, Larch Park, Lyons Park Marshall Park, Moores Park, Municipal Park, Oak Park, Ormand Park, Osborn Park, Potter Park, Poxson Park, Quentin Park, Rayner Park, Reola Park, Reutter Park, River Street Park, Riverside Park, Saint Joseph Park, Scott Park, Scott Woods Park, Shubell Park, Stabler Park, Sycamore Park, Tamarisk Park, Tecumseh Park, Waldo Park, Walsh Park, Washington Park, West Side Park, Whitehills Park, and Wilderness Park
Burchfield Park is 540 acres and itís Ingham County's largest park. This Park is described as an outdoor haven because of its scenic woods, trails and beach. Burchfield Park offers: Softball diamond, Playgrounds, Beach/bathhouse, Canoe & kayak rentals, Canoe trips, Sand volleyball courts, Mountain biking trail, Stocked fishing pond, a Winter warming lodge, and Hiking trails. The fishing pond offers anglers a chance to hook 11-13" trout.
Lake Lansing Parks are divided into 4 locations: Lake Lansing South, Lake Lansing North, Boat Launch, and Lake Lansing Band Shell. Lake Lansing Park South was once an amusement park. It is known to have the largest body of water within 30 miles of Lansing. The 30 acre-site includes a sandy beach bordered by four acres of lush green grass. The historical carousel building has been preserved as a reminder of the park's rich history. Lake Lansing South Park offers: Trike track (trikes provided free of charge),
Beach, Horseshoe pits, Picnic grounds & shelters, Bath house, Sand volleyball courts, Playground at the Beach, and aFishing dock. Lake Lansing Park - North offers Over 400 acres of natural recreation area, woods and trails, Lake Lansing Park North is a bounty of year round outdoor activity. A variety of ecosystems harbor mature oak and maple woodlands, marshlands, pine plantations and transitional field areas.
Rayner Park is distinct and offers the following: Shaded picnic groves overlooking three lovely ponds, a wooded natural area, Picnic grounds & shelter, Two soccer fields, Basketball court, Horseshoe pits, and the Softball diamond. This park joins in conjunction to the 3 main Parks in the county and forms part of 1,400 acres of parkland. It would like to noted that Dogs are not allowed at this Park. The shelters located at this Park can hold a maximum capacity from 100-200 people.
Main Office/Hilliard Building,
121 E. Maple Street,
Mason, MI 48854
Phone 1: 1(888) 517-1086
Phone 2: (517) 676-2233
Fax: (517) 244-7190
Holt, MI 48842.
Directions: I-96 to exit 101, south to Bishop Rd. turn left at light, then down to Grovenburg Rd. turn right and continue south about 4 miles, the park is on the right side of the road.
Lake Lansing Park - South,
1621 Pike Street,
Haslett, MI 48840.
Directions:I-96 to Okemos Rd. exit, then 5 miles north on Okemos Rd., eastbound on Lake Lansing Rd. to Marsh Rd., the park is on the northeast corner of Marsh and Lake Lansing roads. The entrance to the park is off Marsh Road on Pike Street.
Lake Lansing Park - North,
6260 E Lake Drive,
Haslett, MI 48840.
Directions: I-96 to Okemos Rd. exit, then 5 miles north on Okemos Rd., eastbound on Lake Lansing Rd. to Marsh Rd., then northbound to Lake Drive, then East. The park entrance is on the left hand side of Lake Drive one mile from Marsh Rd.