Parks, Recreation, Cemeteries & Trails
About Parks and Recreation in Jackson
The City of Jackson’s 28 beautiful city parks, trail system, recreation programs and cemeteries are managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. It is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of all outdoor activities, facilities and land areas located within our community. With more than 100,000 people annually partaking in recreational offerings of our city, the department’s role is increasingly vital to the prosperity of the Jackson community.
Whether you’re looking to create some, or enjoy the green space available in our city, you will find all the pertinent information you need through the Parks and Recreation Department.
Enjoying Our Park and Recreation FacilitiesJackson's park and recreation facilities offer a wide variety of activities for residents. If you're looking to find a facility that offers something specific, such as a pavilion, basketball court, tennis court or playground, search keywords in our Facilities section.
If you'd like an interactive map of parks and trails across the City, use the City Parks and Trails Interactive Map that's available on our website.
A listing of parks and trails with more information is also available through this web section using the City Parks and Trails Listing.
- Boos Center: 517-788-4064
- King Center: 517-788-4067
- Nixon Pool: 517-788-4070
- Recreation Office: 517-788-4040
- Sharp Park Golf Course: 517-788-4066
- Sharp Park Learning Center: 517-780-4799
- Sharp Park Miniature Golf: 517-780-0984