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Jackson County Parks


There are 16 County Parks with over 900 acres, some of which include the Cascade Falls, Urban Fishery, Falling Water Trail and two campgrounds; Pleasant Lake and Swains Lake. 3 firework shows are scheduled at the Cascade Falls along with a summer full of family entertainment. Please check our upcoming events for more information. Going to the park has always been a family summertime tradition. Fulfill this tradition by visiting one of the many attractions available in Jackson County.

The Cascades County Parks


The Cascades provide visitors a view of colorful waterfalls while they listen to beautiful music from the comfortable seats. Visitors can climb to the top of the Falls while dodging spraying water. Learn more by visiting The Cascades County Parks page.
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Cascades Manor House


Cascades Manor House is Jackson's most historic landmark restaurant that overlooks Cascades Park. It is open to the public with a come as you are attire. The Manor House also features banquets, business meetings, golf outings, and receptions by reservation.
Cascades Manor House
For reservations and information visit the Cascades Manor website or call 517-784-1500. Learn more about the Cascades Manor House by viewing the Cascades Manor House webpage.

Cascades Golf Course


Come play one of Michigan's top-rated public 18-hole golf courses. For tee time availability please call 517-788-4323. Follow the Cascades Golf Course on Twitter and Facebook.
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Cascade Master Plan


The purpose of the Cascades Master Plan is twofold:
  • A plan that will guide capital improvements at the Park throughout the creation of a long-term, multi-year phasing strategy
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  • Secure funding from private and public sources for the implementation of the improvements in the plan.
For more information visit the Cascades Park Master Plan page.

Falling Waters Trail


The Falling Waters Trail is a major east-west component of the Jackson County Regional Trail plan, connecting Cascades, Ella Sharp, Lime Lake and Swains Lake parks in south-central Michigan’s Jackson County with the city of Jackson.
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The Trail has been dedicated as a Jackson County Park. For more information visit the Falling Waters Trial website.

Jackson County Parks Association


Jackson County Parks Association (JCPA) is a non-profit support organization for the Jackson County Parks. JCPA is an outdoor-loving group of volunteers that help with the upkeep and improvements of the county parks. For more information view the Jackson County Parks Association.
Jackson County Parks Association

Experience Jackson


Thank you Experience Jackson for your generous sponsorship's. Experience Jackson has been an asset to the Jackson County Parks and the community of Jackson. To keep updated with what is going on around town visit the Experience Jackson website.
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