Wyoming is Michigan’s 16th largest community with over 72,000 residents and a diverse cultural base, seven school districts, a balance of older and modern homes, a thriving real estate team, great variety of retail and an abundance of parkland. Below is a list of all of the parks in the area, with details on each.
Ideal Park: 5843 Crippen Ave SW
Located in the Southeast part of Wyoming, Ideal Park is almost 42 acres of open area. With walking trails, soccer and softball fields, tennis and basketball courts, grills and playgrounds, it’s a great space for a day of relaxing and fun.
Battjes Park: 1655 Blandford St SW
Take the family out for an afternoon of fishing on the lake, play some volleyball or basketball and follow up with a nice walk on one of the trails. Located just off of Chicago Drive, there are more than 55 acres of West Michigan beauty.
Jackson Park: 1331 33rd St SW
A nice local spot with ball fields, courts and a playground for the kids.
Lamar Park: 2561 Porter St SW
Just under 100 acres of parkland, Lamar Park offers everything from fishing and sand volleyball courts to a splash pad, playgrounds, walking trails, grilling areas and even a climbing wall. You and your family can easily spend a day here and still want to go back over and over again.
Ferrand Park 4715 Byron Center SW
A smaller version of the ‘big kids playground’, Ferrand Park has a playground designed for preschool aged children. Pack a picnic and invite some friends over for a mid-morning meet up.
Kelloggsville Park: 5100 Haughey St SW
Want to play pickleball? This is the place to go. Bring your bike and enjoy the bike trails, too. Pack a picnic, play on the playground and enjoy a few games on the ball courts, too.
Frog Hollow Park: 2050 Metro Court
Frog Hollow Park is smaller than most at only two acres but definitely a local favorite. Referred to as “Every Child’s Playground”, it’s one of the only parks in the area that features a universally accessible playground so children with and without disabilities can join in on the fun. Perfect for active kids, the explorer path features tunnels, slides, hills and more. There are different playgrounds, too, for various ages and skill levels. Plus, it’s fenced in so you can focus on fun and not wandering children.
Prairie Park: 2250 Prairie Parkway
Prairie Park features one of the only skate parks in the area. Complete with a playground, walking trail and picnic shelter.
Lemery Park: 4050 Byron Center SW
A nice getaway in the middle of the city. Lemery Park offers more than 85 acres of opan, natural space with walking trails, fishing spots, playgrounds, ball fields and even a concession stand.
Southlawn Park: 4125 Jefferson St
Cool off at the Southlaw Park splash pad and then enjoy some snacks at the sheltered picnic area. A community favorite, Southlawn Park has a preschool playground in addition to a larger one for older kids.
Gezon Park: Two Entrances: 5651 Gezon Ct and 1940 52nd St SW
This 94 acre park is perfect for birthday parties, cook-outs and a day of family fun. Featuring a playground, ballfields, walking trails and a concession stand, it’s easy to lose track of time here.
Hillcroft Park: 340 32nd St SW
Just under 13 acres, Hillcroft Park includes a nice bike rail, playground and ballfields.
40th Street Park: 1150 40th St SW
Smaller than most, 40th Street Park is 5 acres and has a swing set with picnic area
Pinery Park: 2301 DeHoop
With a one-mile fitness trail, pickleball courts, baseball fields and tennis courts, this is the stop for active families. Let the kids run in the open grass and play on the playground. Bring some burgers and enjoy the grills set for your convenience.
Oriole Park: 1380 42nd St SW
Another perfect spot for meeting friends for a brisk walk on the trails, play dates on the playground and cooling off on the splash pad. Enjoy the picnic area and basketball courts, too.
Marquette Park: 1251 Marquette St SW
Bring Fido our for some free time at the dog park while your kids enjoy the inline hockey rink. A community favorite, Marquette park includes a playground, soccer fields, basketball courts and a picnic area with grills.
Buck Creek Nature Preserve: 4269 Burlingame
A nature lovers dream, Buck Creek offers a nature building, walking trail, boardwalk and fishing spots. Pack a lunch or easy dinner, this is the perfect place to sit and enjoy an outdoor meal.