Beautiful sunrises on Lake Saint Clair

Parks & Recreation

If you love the outdoors, then you’ll truly enjoy your lakefront vacation on Lake St. Clair. In addition to fishing and boating, the area offers numerous parks, biking trails, golf courses, as well as a beach.

Walter and Mary Burke Park (Downtown Waterfront Park)
36300 Front Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047

Offers a beach with swimming area, boardwalk, fishing, playscapes, picnic areas, tetherball and volleyball.

Ruedisale Point Park
Ruedisale Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047

Located on Anchor Bay at the end of Ruedisale Street, this pet-friendly park offers picnic tables and a playground.

Ira Township Park
Located adjacent to the municipal offices (7085 Meldrum Rd Fair Haven, MI 48023) and may be entered either from Short Cut Road or from the Ira Township municipal parking lot.

Offers nature trail/walking path, toddler and child playscapes and sandbox,9-hole disc golf course, a pavilion, and a picnic area with grill and picnic tables.
For more information, please visit

Maynard “Red” Aurand Memorial Park
34900 Huntley Drive and 24 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI 48047

Offers an 80’ x 200’ skate park (outdoor ice rink in winter), two baseball diamonds, basketball courts, playscape, swing sets, soccer field, sledding hill, pavilion, plus plenty of open space.

For more information, please contact New Baltimore Parks & Recreation, 586-725-0291.

Brandenburg Park
50050 Jefferson Avenue, Chesterfield, MI 48047
Located on the shores of Anchor Bay, the park offers basketball, tennis, and sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic areas, splash park, boat launches, restroom facilities, an ADA accessible playground, a children’s play area, a hike/bike path and a 500 foot pier extending into Lake St. Clair. Dogs are not allowed at the park. Learn more.

Clay Township Park
4710 Pointe Tremble Rd, Clay, MI 48001
Located on Pte Tremble Road right next to the Clay Township offices and police department. The park offers a playground, splash pad, volleyball court, walking paths, a basketball court, concession building and restroom facilities. Learn more.

For a list of additional nearby parks, please visit Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Golf Courses


Take a ferry to nearby Harsens Island and explore by bike. Learn more.

The Bridge to Bay Trail system includes boardwalks, riverwalks, rail trails and bike paths along 50 miles of shoreline across St Clair County. Learn more.


Walter and Mary Burke Park (Downtown Waterfront Park) offers a beach for swimming. It is located in downtown New Baltimore at 36300 Front Street.