Rambadt Park is a 33-acre community park containing a unique blend of diverse natural areas, and active use development consisting of 13 campsites, a play area, trails, a performance pavilion, and camper activity areas. It is located in the northern portion of the City near the southwest corner of US-10 and Old US-131. It contains a nature trail through the surrounding wooded area to the Old Rugged Cross Historical Museum, and it also connects to Linear Park, which winds along the Hersey River, and crosses it with the “Little Mac” bridge to Recreation Park, and eventually to the Pere Marquette Trail. It is open from May 1st through October 30th. In addition to the trails and natural areas, Rambadt Park contains 12 campsites with electricity and water hookups, a sanitary station, restrooms with showers, a playground area, horseshoe pit, picnic pavilion, and a band shell. Spaces on a first come/first serve basis. There are free concerts in the park every Friday night, June through August.
Westerburg Park is a large 46-acre community park that serves the entire City and surrounding townships. It is a unique blend containing both natural areas and sports facilities, and is the home of many community events. It is the primary ball complex in the region. The Hersey River runs through the park and offers trails, fishing, and nature observation. Westerburg is important to both City and Township residents alike. Volunteer groups are very actively involved in the operation, maintenance, and coordination for regular and special events in this park. Westerburg Park contains basketball courts, baseball/softball diamonds, 2 picnic pavilions, Hersey River fishing access, and playground area.
Linear Park is the name for the parcel containing the Memorial Walkway which runs along the Hersey River and links Rambadt Park to Westerburg Park. There is an open-air gazebo and seating, as well as the Little Mac Bridge and a tribute to the Boy Scouts. Linear Park is also intersected by the White Pine Trail State Park, which ultimately connects Grand Rapids to Cadillac.
Depot-Crossroads Park is an urban park associated with the historic Reed City Train Depot and railroad “Crossroads.” The Park is intersected by the regional White Pine Trail State Park heading north and south and the Pere Marquette State Trail heading east and west. The Park primarily serves residents of the City in the spring and fall; however, the park is used year-round by trail users from throughout the region on bikes and snowmobiles.
Water Tower Ball Field
The Water Tower Ball Field is a little league baseball field which is primarily used by City residents and the youth baseball program. The facility contains fencing, bleachers, dugouts, and unpaved parking.