Parks: H - T

Hotrum Promenade Park
Hotrum Gazebo

100 W. Shawnee Street


Quaint and picturesque, this is a lovely spot to read a book and enjoy a warm day. Hotrum is a favorite location for prom pictures as well as weddings. Rent the beautiful gazebo to set the stage for your special day. This park is a reality due to our partnership with the Rotary Club of Tecumseh.

Features: 1 acre; gazebo; benches; drinking fountain; street parking


Indian Crossing Trails

Entrance 703 E. Chicago Boulevard and Standish Dam off Burt Street

Our largest park is an absolute year-round natural wonderland. Do some bird-watching, run the trails, snow shoe, see what wildflowers are in bloom, or just simply take a walk. The River Raisin winds through the park offering stunning views. Feel like you're miles away - but still close to home.

Features: 130 acres; hiking trails; fishing; river access, wildlife watching; paved parking lots at both entrances


John W. Smith Park

810 N. Evans Street

Home to the AJ Smith Recreation Center, this park spreads out over 25 acres. This location provides easy access to non-motorized pathway of North Evans Trail.

Features: 25 acres; AJ Smith Recreation Center; wildflower garden; paved parking lot


Satterthwaite Park

703 E. Chicago Boulevard

Serve it up on one of the tennis courts or land a kick-flip at the skate park. Two shelters, a small playground, and easy access to Globe Mill Pond means you could fish or paddle for hours. See our friends at the Tecumseh Paddling Company to rent a canoe or kayak and get out on the water!

Features: 2.5 acres; tennis courts; skate park; in-line skate park; basketball hoop; shelters; playground; grills; water access; fishing; boat rental; paved parking lot


Sunset Park

Corner of Sunset Drive and Chicago Boulevard

This small greenspace is located on the eastern end of the non-motorized West Chicago Boulevard Pathway. Park on Sunset Drive and unload your bike to cruise through the west end of town.

Features: 0.6 acres; bench


Tecumseh Park "The Pit"3

403 Adrian Street

Known to locals as "The Pit", it is an absolute fan favorite! Plan your next family gatherings here and rent the shelter. Warm summer days are spent swimming and fishing in the spring-fed lake and building sand castles on the beach. Hit the sand volleyball court and don't forget the hamburgers, hotdogs, or brats for the grill! When the snow hits the ground, this park turns into one of the best sledding hills around.

Features: 25 acres; shelter; swimming; fishing; playground; sand volleyball; picnic tables; seasonal restroom; sledding; paved parking lot