Lapeer City Parks
Visit one of our thirteen well maintained city parks located throughout the City of Lapeer. Spend a peaceful moment under a shady tree, walk along one of our trail systems, or laugh with your children on our playgrounds. Park amenities are accessible throughout our community. Don't forget to rent a Park Pavilion for your next family function!
View Map of City Parks click here.
American Legion Field
Located south of Genesee Street, just west of M-24. This 9 acre green space features a baseball/softball diamond and a picnic area. The ball diamond is strictly used for practices, no games take place on this field. The picnic area is managed and used by the American Legion.
Located off Saginaw and Court streets immediately south of downtown Lapeer. This 4.6 acre park features two youth baseball/softball diamonds, a pavilion (has electricity), playground area with safety surfacing, pedestrian bridge, and asphalt pathway along Farmer's Creek. No permanent bath house is on site, however portable toilets are available seasonally.
Located on the east side of town, just south of Nepessing Street, in the center of a residential neighborhood. This 3.2 acre park features a youth ball diamond used primarily for Tee-Ball, two youth soccer fields, playground area with safety surfacing, a pavilion (no electricity), perimeter asphalt path, and an outdoor basketball court. No permanent bath house is on site, however portable toilets are available seasonally.
Cramton Park (Northeast, Southeast, West)
Located at the intersection of Genesee Street and M-24. This 15 acre park features three lighted tennis courts, two tennis rebound walls, three pavilions, sixteen lighted horseshoe pits, three playground structures with safety surfacing, two pedestrian bridges, and seasonal restrooms. The park is separated by Monroe street with paved parking lots on both sides of the park.
East Annrook Park
Located on Nepessing street immediately south of Rotary Park, adjacent to downtown. This 8.3 acre park features a branch of the Flint River that flows south and west of the park. City-owned abandoned railroad boarders the east side. The park is located in the 100 year floodplain and is often flooded during wet seasons because of its low elevation and its location in proximity to the River. There is currently no existing features in the park, however there is an extension of the existing Linear Path one-half mile from Nepessing to Saginaw streets.
Farmer's Creek at Oakdale
Located south of Prairies & Ponds at Oakdale, just south of the railroad. This 6.5 acre park provides paved and limestone trails, observation areas, canoe access, and a covered teaching station. Parking is provided at the Chatfield School parking lot.
Lapeer Optimist Community Soccer Fields
Located on Saginaw Street just south of Lapeer High School. This 22 acre park features 10 soccer fields, including one that is lighted, restroom/concession building, playground, pavilion, accessible pathways/seating, irrigation, and a maintenance building. Parking is providing by the schools. A unique city-school Use Agreement allows shared facility use. The Lapeer Community Schools provide parking and access to utilities, while the City provides the fields and support facilities. The Use agreement details primary and secondary use of fields, maintenance, and utility arrangements. In addition to recreation and school teams, other travel clubs and organizations also use the fields.
Oakdale Trails consists of 9.5 miles of natural surface singletrack owned by the City of Lapeer. These multi-use trails cater to Hikers, Runners, and Cyclists for most of the year and Snowshoers, Skiers, and Fatbikers in the Winter. Click here to learn more about the the Oakdale Trails.
Linear Park Pathway
Located on abandoned railroad property in and between Rowden, Rotary, Annrook, East Annrook and Audubon parks. A one-half mile extension of the pathway has been added from Nepessing to Saginaw streets, with a connecting trail to the Audubon park Neighborhood. This pathway is nearly 3 miles long and features boardwalks, bridges, paved pathways, and facilities located in the parks.
Beginning at Rolland-Warner Middle School and stretches nearly one mile. It features bridges, teaching station, tunnel, and interpretive signage.
Village West Pathway
Starts just west of the Oregon and Suncrest intersection and ends at Prairies and Ponds, this pathway runs behind Lapeer's Center for Innovation- West Campus and St. Paul School. This one mile pathway features a bridge, crossing signal lights, traffic signage, paved pathways, and benches.
Located in the northwest quadrant of the City limits. This small neighborhood park is almost one acre and sits at the intersections of Oregon and Lincoln Streets. This park features playground equipment with safety surfacing, pavilion, and seasonal portable toilets.
Prairies & Ponds at Oakdale
Located off Genesee Street, one mile west of M-24. This 37.5 acre park provides limestone trails, floating dock, bridges, boardwalks, pavilion, observation areas, and interpretive singage. Parking is provided at the Chatfield School parking lot. An asphalt trail has been added to the southern trail for better accessibility to the prarie, pond, and woodland habitat.
Located along the eastern border of downtown off of Nepessing Street. This 7 acre park features a pavilion, two horseshoe courts, a playground with safety surfacing, an asphalt pathway along the river and on the abandoned railroad property, two pedestrian bridges, a pedestrian stairway, and paved parking lot. Portable toilets are available year-round. Like the East Annrook Park majority of this park sits in the 100 year floodplain, and lower elevations often hold water during the wet seasons.
Located off north Lapeer Road (M-24) across from McLaren Hospital. This 65 acre park, the City's largest features one mile of continuous asphalt pathway, two boardwalks over the wetland areas, two pedestrian bridges, two pavilions, three lighted tennis courts, a ball field, a playground with safety surfacing, sledding hill, two parking lots, and year-roud bathrooms.
Veterans Memorial Park
Located just east of M-24 off Nepessing Street. This park is roughly a quarter acre and features WWI, WWII, Korean, and Vietnam monuments and a flagpole to honor veterans.