Experience Jackson

141 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
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Explore the Great Outdoors in Jackson

There are miles of trails to explore, great birding hot spots and wonderful parks with tons of fun activities to enjoy as you Experience Jackson, Michigan year-round.

The trails in Jackson stretch for miles and miles across the natural, rolling countryside, past pristine lakes and through beautiful parks.

Jackson is home to numerous lakes, streams and marshes perfect for dropping a line to fish or paddling a canoe or a kayak.

The varying terrain makes for picturesque scenery and wildlife habitat perfect for birding or nature photography.

If you want to experience – and even interact with – nature, Jackson is a great place to do it.

Don't forget to check out the best places for Birding in Jackson County

Sparks Park aka Cascades Park

At the Sparks Foundation County Park, also known as Cascades Park, sports of all kinds are a major element of this 457-acre park. In addition to the Cascades 18-hole Championship... » Read more on Sparks Park aka Cascades Park

Ella Sharp Park

Ella Sharp Park is located on 563 acres along the banks of the southwest branch of the Grand River in beautiful Jackson, Michigan. This provides a great location for a park... » Read more on Ella Sharp Park

Falling Waters Trail & the Trails in Jackson

$The trail system in Jackson features three distinct trails. The first and largest is the Falling Waters Trail, an integral part of the statewide proposed Iron-Belle Trail and the... » Read more on Falling Waters Trail & the Trails in Jackson

Parks in Jackson County

Looking for a place to relax and commune with nature, plus keep the kids busy at the same time? From hiking, biking, paddling, and rollerblading in warmer months to snowshoeing,... » Read more on Parks in Jackson County