As the temperatures become colder, we are squeaking out all of the outside playtime we can fit in before the flakes fly. Tucked in a quiet neighborhood, Betsy Butterfield Park is the perfect destination when you only have a short time available to play. Featuring a climber, swings, and lots of space to play – this beautiful spot will soon have your kids running and playing to burn off some energy! Keep reading to learn more about Betsy Butterfield Park.

Location Name: Betsy Butterfield Park

Address: 2101 S. West Ave, Jackson, Michigan

Why we love it: Gorgeous setting, well-maintained grounds, and fun equipment perfect for kids of all ages

Features: Large climber with multiple slides, two regular swings, one infant swing, one inclusive swing, four-person bouncing teeter-totter, benches and picnic table, sidewalks around the perimeter, a statue with landscaping, and green space for playing and running

Elizabeth’s Suggestion: Little did try out the equipment, but loved wandering and jumping off the sidewalk step more. With a toddler in tow, be prepared to wander as well!

Toddler Approved? Yes

Stroller friendly? Yes

Big Kid Approved? Yes

Full Sun or Shade? A mix of both

Restroom? No restroom here

Cost? Free

Parking? There is no dedicated parking – but there is plenty of street parking on the bordering roads. 

Hours: Dawn until dusk.

Website: n/a

Closing Review: Betsy Butterfield Park was perfect for a visit with Big and Little. Big could play on the big equipment, and Little had space to roam. Plenty of friendly neighborhood locals were there playing as well, but there was enough space for everyone. Betsy Butterfield Park is a beautiful spot that is worth a visit!

Betsy Butterfield Park – Jackson, Michigan

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