Fitzgerald Park

Directions to Fitzgerald Park located on 100 Fitzgerald Park Drive

Fitzgerald Park is a spectacular 78-acre, all-seasons park. The eastern boundary of the park provides tremendous views of the Grand River, fish ladder, and dam. No visit to the park is complete without viewing the famous sandstone ledges, ancient sedimentary rock outcroppings that lining the banks of the Grand River.

Fitzgerald Park is owned by the City and leased to Eaton County Parks and Recreation Commission. Naturalists Services are available through Fitzgerald Park's Nature Center, with programs relating to ecology, wildlife, and natural history.

There is a vehicle entrance fee to enter the park, $3/day for residents and $5/day for non-resident. For more information on entrance fees, including options to purchase yearly passes, visit Eaton County Parks website or call the Park Office at 517-627-7351.


The 2021 Eaton County Park vehicle access passes are now available to purchase at Grand Ledge City Hall. Purchasing an annual parks pass ensures easy access to all the great parks in Eaton County and all proceeds go to support the parks.

NEW for 2021 

Fitzgerald Park Passes are available ONLY to City of Grand Ledge Residents and ONLY to access Fitzgeral Park, these passes are available for $10. Both Eaton County and Fitzgerald Park 2021 passes are available for purchase at Grand Ledge City Hall, located at 310 Greenwood Street, Grand Ledge, MI 48837. Eaton County Park passes can also be purchased at the locations listed below. 

For more information on Eaton County Parks Passes, please visit:

Fitzgerald Park and Eaton County Parking Pass Flyer 2021

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Park Amenities

* Notes park amenities that can be rented through Eaton County Parks
  • "Tangled" by Steve Scarborough
  • Baseball/Softball Diamonds
  • Basketball Court
  • Boat Launch
  • Canoe/Kayak Launch
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking/Walking
  • Ledges Playhouse
  • Picnic Areas
  • Picnic Shelters*
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Restrooms
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sledding
  • Volleyball Court