Vandercook Lake Townsend Beaman County Park is a beautiful destination with a storied history. In the early 1900s, this park was a bustling amusement park known as Hauge Park. A massive fire burned all of the buildings on the grounds in 1923, and then the great depression ultimately caused its demise. Renamed Townsend Beaman County Park in 1938, this lakeside park offers scenic views and ample space to play. Keep reading for more details on this kid-friendly destination.
Location Name: Vandercook Lake Townsend Beaman County Park
Address: 407 Parkway St. Jackson, MI 49203
Why we love it: Large climber, lake views, lots of mature trees for shade
Features: Large climber, pavilion, picnic tables, grills, benches, lake access with swimming area and fishing area, restroom
Elizabeth’s Suggestion: This park is the perfect place for a quick play session or a long afternoon of fun! Spending more time here? Check out equipment rentals from Quiet World Sports.
Toddler Approved? The climber is better for more experienced climbers
Stroller friendly? Yes
Big Kid Approved? Yes
Full Sun or Shade? A mix of both
Parking? Ample parking right next to the park
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Townsend Beaman County Park is a great spot for the kiddos to burn off some energy while enjoying the scenic views. Pack a picnic, and enjoy everything this park has to offer!