Pristine lake vistas and rugged forest expanses, Hayward Lakes’ park opportunities are everywhere you turn. Explore some of our local parks to discover less traveled paths, secret swimming spots, and the perfect spot for a picnic!
Located 5.9 miles south of Hayward on Highway 27. There are several loops of trails for hiking and snowshoeing.
An abandoned wayside stop, offering restrooms & hand-pumped water. Fishing along the shore or from the dam. Picnic tables are available.
A walking trail approximately 1/2 mile long is available for a walk through the forest and around a small pond and wet land.
On County Highway T, this Town of Lenroot Park on Smith Lake has a boat launch, large sandy swimming area, and changing room.
About 4 miles of trails, woods, a small lake, & wildlife. In the winter months, cross country ski trails, a sledding hill, & snowshoeing.
This county-owned park is located just two miles east of Hayward. The park features a warming house, toilets, picnic area, and hiking trails.
Hwy 27 South to Hwy B-Left on B, One Block to S 2nd Street Turn Left on 2nd Street, Two blocks to the City Beach
New pavilion, diving dock, and sand beach. Ball field is home to the Seeley Loggers and the site of the “Older than Dirt” tournament. Small boat landing.