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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Speak up, be heard and get involved! Eaton County Parks and Recreation is hosting a series of 4 Public Engagement forums to bring the public together to help develop and brainstorm future event and recreational programs for area residents. Youth, Teen, Adult, Families, and Special Events will be discussed. Meetings will be held at Lincoln Brick Interpretive Center. Contact Patsy Kufta for more information at 517-627-7351.




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2019 Annual Passes

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:   Troy Stowell - ext. 6022 -

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

Recreation & Events Coordinator:  Patsy Kufta - ext. 7350 -

Administrative Assistant:  Melody Smalley - ext. 6021 -

Maintenance/Groundskeeper:  John Westbrook

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

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For more healthy living tips visit:

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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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