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 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.
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