Parks Department


Welcome to the Parks and Recreation Department




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The Eaton County Parks and Recreation Department exists to provide quality outdoor recreational opportunities and facilities through protection of natural, cultural and historical resources, environmental education and interpretive programming, and preservation of green space.

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Vehicle Permits are required for entrance into Fitzgerald Park, Fox Park and Lincoln Brick Park.

Daily passes are also available:

In-County residents daily pass is $3.00/per vechicle

Out-of-County Resident Daily Pass is $5.00/per vehicle

Please Note:  the Michigan State Recreational Passport does not apply to County Parks.  For more information on the Michigan State Recreational Passport, please click below:

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Contact Information:  

Parks and Recreation Department                                                                              

133 Fitzgerald Park Drive

Grand Ledge, MI  48837

Phone:  (517) 627-7351    Email:

Director:  Clay Summers, CPRP - ext. 6022 -

Operations Manager/Naturalist:  Jackie Blanc - ext. 6023 -

Recreation Specialist:  Teddy Short -

Administrative Assistant:  Melody Smalley - ext 6021 -

Groundskeeper:  Dustin Leik

All Eaton County Parks are open 8:00am - Dusk

Leashed pets and alcohol are allowed at all parks, except Fox Park

Smoke Free Policy in effect at all parks in designated areas



Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 

                          Closed for lunch Noon - 1:00pm


Visit our program partners:

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Bevelled CAHA

Bevelled E.C Conservation

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For more healthy living tips visit:

Bevelled B-E Co.

For information about the Playhouse Theatre located at Fitzgerald Park visit:

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 Additional Area County Parks:

Ingham County Parks


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