Downtown Lansing and the surrounding area have many different parks and trails from which to choose. The Lansing River Trail connects many of Lansing's best parks. Now at over 20 miles, the Lansing River Trail is one of the longest municipal trails in the state and it's only getting better.
Reutter Park has the fountain and live music on Wednesdays at lunch during the summer. Many of the parks feature playground equipment for the kids. Adado Riverfront Park is host to many of the great festivals such as ChiliFest, Common Ground and the Grand Fish Rodeo.