The Northern Tail Dog Park is a two-acre, double-gated, fenced, off-leash park featuring a water station, shade trees and more. It is located just north of the East Lansing Softball Complex along the Northern Tier Trail.
Patriache Park features a new, fully accessible 1.2-acre playground, which was built with the help of hundreds of community volunteers in 2014. The park also features baseball/softball fields, a pavilion, picnic tables, tennis courts and more.
Valley Court Park is a popular community park, which is located on the west side of downtown and is home to a playground and lots of community events, including the East Lansing Farmer's Market, the Moonlight Film Festival, Play in the Park and more.