Parks and Playgrounds

The City of Hart and the surrounding area play host to many fine parks, playgrounds and recreation places. Learn more about them here.

John Gurney Park

John Gurney Park
This hidden gem sets on a hilltop that looks out over Hart Lake. It features many amenities for campers. A new playground that will provide hours of play was just installed in 2017.

Take advantage of the baseball diamonds, basketball and pickleball courts. Fishing is a favorite pastime as well.

Check out the John Gurney Park website for more information and to make a reservation!

Hart Commons Park

City Of Hart Commons ParkThe City built this beautiful open-air park in 2011 for the community to enjoy. It is the home of “Music on the Commons” musical series held during the summer. The dates for the coming concerts this summer are listed in the document below. Come on down and listen to a variety of music groups. Many of the City’s other events involve this location as well! Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the scenery and eat your lunch while gazing at Hart Lake.

Hart "Ramps and Rails" Skate Park

City of Hark Skate ParkGrab your skateboard and come and check out the new rails to ride at the park.  Located on Peach Street near the Hart School bus barn.  Hone your skills and have a good time.

Liberty Park

City of Hart Heritage ParkCome and spend some time at this delightful playground.  It was originally built in 1976 in honor of the bicentennial.  The playground was renovated in 2002 and is located directly behind City Hall.

Camp sites at John Gurney Park
  • Camp sites at John Gurney Park
  • Boat launch at John Gurney Park
  • Beach and swimming at John Gurney Park
  • Camp sites at John Gurney Park
  • Pickle Ball courts at John Gurney Park
  • Picnic pavilion at John Gurney Park
  • City of Hart Skate Park
  • Playground at Heritage Park

Hart Hydro Disc Golf Course

City of Hart Hydro Disc Golf ParkThe City of Hart is proud to present its newest park – The Hydro Disc Golf Park.


Completed in the fall of 2017, the course is open to playing all year round. Come and see how you do on the 18-pin course.

Please feel free to check the link out below to print out the course layout for your trip to the course! Scorecards and pencils are available on-site as well as at City Hall offices at 407 S. State Street.

Be prepared to get wet as you will be playing right next to the dam and Hart Lake! Address: 3681 W. Harrison St., near Hart Dam, off 72nd Ave.

Pirates Paradise Park

City of Hart Pirates Paradise ParkThis fun playground can be found behind Spitler Elementary School on Johnson Street.

Veterans Park

City of Hart Veterans ParkVeterans Park was established in the mid-1990’s and is dedicated to all those who have served this country in the military.  Walk the memorial and read the names of those who have given their loyalty to this nation.  Sit for a while on a bench and enjoy the jet airplane or the calmness of Hart Lake.

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City of Hart

407 State St. Map
Hart, Michigan 49420
Phone: 231-873-2488
Fax: 231-873-0100

City Manager: 231-873-3546
Clerk: 231-923-0012
Accounts Payable: 231-923-3837
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