Caledonia Lakeside Park
With 1,500 feet of frontage on Emmons Lake, Caledonia Lakeside Park is a picturesque location for group activities and events. This active community park in the heart of Caledonia offers multiple picnic areas as well as an open picnic shelter, an enclosed shelter, playgrounds and two ball diamonds. The park also serves as a staging area for the popular Paul Henry Thornapple Trail.
370 N Lake St SE
Caledonia, MI 49316
May 1 – October 31
7am to Sunset
Picnics & Group Events
For group reservations, Caledonia Lakeside Park offers an enclosed shelter, an open picnic shelter, and three group picnic areas. The enclosed shelter includes a full kitchen, fireplace and 18 picnic tables with seating for 125 – 150 people. The picnic areas and the open shelter generally accommodate up to 125 people each.
Baseball & Softball
At the west end of the park’s main parking lot is a single ball diamond open for public use.
With 1,500 feet of frontage on Emmons Lake, Caledonia Lakeside Park also offers good fishing opportunities.
This park includes two playgrounds conveniently located near picnic areas and shelters.
Paul Henry Thornapple Trail Access
Across from the playground on the way to the ball diamonds is a short paved trail that connects to the Paul Henry Thornapple Trail. With restrooms nearby, the park’s main parking lot is a perfect trailhead.
A natural-surfaced trail of about a third of a mile explores the wooded areas and a back field of the park. One end of the trail can be found on the road between the enclosed shelter and the nearby playground. The other end comes out in a wooded area along the trail to the ball diamonds.