Recreation Coordination:  Call our office

Phone: (231) 276-9329

Parks & Recreation Committee

The Parks & Recreation Committee

Committee Members:
  • Pat McDonald
  • Jim Anderson
  • Marvin D. Radtke, Jr.
  • Joseph Johnson
  • Lisa Leedy
  • Ben Komrska
  • Kevin McElyea

Green Lake Township Memorial Park, located off Karlin Road, is a popular location for both local residents and seasonal visitors. Amenities at the park include ball fields, a playground, and a picnic area that features a pavilion and grills. To rent the pavilion, call the township offices at (231) 276-9329. A fee and deposit are required to reserve the pavilion.

Memorial Park Pavilion Rental Form (18KB pdf)

The Township Park also is home to the Green Lake Airport, which serves Interlochen and Grand Traverse County. The airport has more than one runway, including a 2,800-foot turf runway. The facility is at an elevation of 866 feet, and is located three miles from the village of Interlochen. For more information on the airport, call Jim Anderson at (231) 947-2406.

Green Lake Township is also home to Interlochen State Park, which in 1917 was established as Michigan’s first state park by the Michigan Legislature. With its location between Duck and Green Lakes, many water-related sports and activities are available. The park also offers 490 campsites. Other activities at the park include a playground, swimming, fishing, boat access launch, picnic area, hiking, and cross-country skiing. DNR Campground reservations.

Another popular recreation destination is the Lost Lake Pathway, located along the shores of Lake Dubonnet on the northern border of Green Lake Township. At the Department of Natural Resources-operated Pathway, visitors can enjoy a host of recreational opportunities including cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, boating, camping, hiking on a shore-to-shore trail, and horseback riding. For more information, call the DNR at (231) 775-9727.

Parks & Recreation

Adult Softball Leagues are Now Forming for 2018 for Interlochen games.  Get your team together and contact organizer Jim Pierce at 231.735.3093

GREEN LAKE TOWNSHIP RECREATION PLAN 2011 - Please note: this document has been updated in 2017. Please provide input via attending parks committee meetings or otherwise contacting the Supervisor. Download document