Things To Do

Adado Riverfront Park Zip Line during Color Run

Adado Riverfront Park is one of the largest parks downtown and is home to several events throughout the year including Common Ground Music Festival.

American Bald Eagle

The Lansing River Trail is a great resource for bird enthusiasts and casual observers.

Brenke Fish Ladder

The Brenke Fish Ladder was built in 1981 to help fish swimming up the Grand River pass the dam without injury.

Crego Kayak Launch

Crego Park is one of Lansing's newest parks. With an extension just east of Aurelius Road off the Lansing River Trail and a parking lot off Mt Hope Ave, Crego is easily accessible to everyone.

Hawk Island County Park

Hawk Island County Park is run by the Ingham County Parks Department. It is located on Cavanaugh Street between Pennsylvania Ave and Aurelius Ave.

Impression 5

Impression 5 is a hands-on learning environment that challenges its visitors to experience, discover, and explore the world in which they live.

Kayakers on the Red Cedar River

There are several excellent locations to put your kayak or canoe in either the Red Cedar River or the Grand River.

Lansing City Market

Lansing City Market, a proud charter member of the Michigan Farm Market Association, was established in 1909.

Michigan Avenue

With close to 50 restaurants and bars, such as the Nuthouse, Troppo, Tavern on the Square and the Harem Lounge, as well as 3 colleges, the Lansing Lugnuts and the City Market, Downtown Lansing has

Maguire Park

Maguire Park was the southern entrance to the river trail until the south extension and the Sycamore Creek trail were added.

LUVS Show Moores Park

J. HENRY MOORES is one of the prominent older residents of the city of Lansing having located here in July, 1865.

Old Town in bloom

Old Town is an eclectic collection of shops, galleries and restaurants. Throughout the summer, there are numerous festivals and special events going on.

Potter Park Zoo

The Zoo encompasses over 20 acres and features more than 500 individual animals representing approximately 160 different species.

REO Town Pub

REO Town is Lansing's oldest settlement, the site of the original home of the REO Motor Car Company, and a reinvigorated commericial district.

Scott Woods

Scott Woods sits north of Hawk Island County Park and is one of the best places for wildlife viewing. It's also very shady so it's a great place to go on a hot summer afternoon.

Turner Dodge Mansion

James Turner built this home in 1858. From 1900 to 1903, his daughter Abby and son-in-law Frank Dodge expanded the home.