Parks & Beaches

Ellsworth Lake, Chain of Lakes

Ellsworth Community Park
Located on 4 acres in the heart of the Village of Ellsworth, on the west shore of Ellsworth Lake, part of the Chain O' Lakes. The Park, which is build on the former IDC industrial site, was completed October 1, 2009 with the help of a NRTF Grant.
It features Michigan's largest outdoor public Archery Range home of the annual Archery Tournament,
a pavilion, restrooms/multipurpose building, playground area, fishing pier, boat dock, walking paths/observation deck, Labyrinth, and sledding hill.The pavilion is a 50’ X 80’ structure that can be used for roller blading, ice skating, and social gatherings. The pathway is 1.3 miles in length with an observation deck extending into Ellsworth Lake. The Labyrinth is one of if not the largest Labyrinth in the Northern Midwest.

Ellsworth Community Park Archery Range Ellsworth Community Park Picnic Pavillion and Playground
Michigan's largest public outdoor archery range Picnic Pavillion & Playground
Ellsworth Community Park Labyrinth Garden Ellsworth Community Park Fishing Pier
Entrance to the Labyrinth Garden The Community Park Fishing and Boating Pier
Ellsworth Community Park - Pathway to scene overlook Ellsworth Community Park - Observation Deck Ellsworth Community Park
Revenue derived from oil, gas and mineral production from state-owned lands provides funding for this public recreation site. Funding is made possible thru a grant provided by the National Resource Trust Fund, Mich DNR&E.
Trail to Observation Deck Observation Deck overlooking Lake Ellsworth

Ellsworth Lake, Chain of Lakes Ellsworth River Park at the Beach
The Ellsworth River Park is located on Ellsworth Lake across from the Wooden Shoe Campground. It's lovely sandy beach, boat launch and facilities are open to the public.
Ellsworth Lake, Chain of Lakes Ellsworth Lake, Chain of Lakes


Village of Ellsworth   |   6520 Center St., P.O. Box 265   |   Ellsworth, Michigan 49729   |   (231) 588-7411  FAX (231)588-2079   |
Photos Courtesy of Thomas P. Mann
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