William M. Burchfield Park/Riverbend Nature Area
There is a vehicle entrance fee at Burchfield Park. For current winter sports conditions, please CLICK HERE for up to the minute information.
With 540 acres of scenic woods, trails and beach, Burchfield Park is Ingham County's largest park. Sled down our two sledding hills, one for little kids, and one for the more daring! Snow tubes are available to rent for a 2 hour period, weather permitting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Monday - Thursday snow tube rentals are closed, but the hill remains open, you may bring your own sled.
Please note that toboggans, snowboards, and vehicle inner tubes are NOT permitted on the sledding hill. The toboggan run remains closed. After you are finished sledding, try cross-country skiing.
Snow Tube Rental Hours*
Friday and Saturday
10am - 8pm (last rental at 7pm)*
*If winter activities are closed the park closes 1/2 hour after sunset.
10am - park close (last rental 1 hour before sunset).
(Unless open for holiday hours see below)
No rentals (Unless open for holiday hours - see website)
When there are multiple weather related school closures, Burchfield Park may be open for weekday rentals-please call 517-676-2233 for more information.