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Kent County Parks
Kent County Parks

Caledonia Lakeside Park

Activities and Facilities

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Baseball and Softball
In the southeast corner of the park are two ball diamonds that are open to the public. Follow the trail at the back of the main parking lot.  A restroom and playground are nearby.

Hiking Trail
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 is 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.


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Fishing
With 1,500 feet of frontage on Emmons Lake, Caledonia Lakeside Park also offers good fishing opportunities.
Picnics and Group Events
Caledonia Park has five picnic areas, an open picnic shelter, and an enclosed shelterhouse that are available for picnics and other group events such as weddings, meetings, reunions and parties. All of these may be reserved for a fee. If picnic areas or the open shelter are not reserved, they are available first-come first-served for no fee.

 
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Playgrounds
This park includes two playgrounds conveniently located near picnic areas and shelters.


Connection to the Thornapple Trail
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.