Mission Statement:
The Parks Department shall provide safe, beautiful and quiet places for family picnics and recreation, including areas for recreation for youth sports, adult leagues, and tournaments.  Activities for youth are a focal point, to provide the city’s youth an opportunity for positive recreation.

The Parks Department shall also place an emphasis on planning for future needs and the level of service that should be maintained at its current level.

Services Provided:
Shelters and picnic areas are provided at City Park, Greenfield Village, Bender Fields and Berthusen Park.  Playfields are located at Bender Fields.  Playground equipment is available at most locations.  The beginning of the City wide Trail system run’s from City Park thru Bender Fields.

Lynden City Parks
City Park, Berthusen Park, Bender Fields, Centennial Park, Greenfield Village, Patterson Park, Jim Kaemingk Sr Trail

Park Advisory Boards
Park & Trail Advisory:
Chair Jeff Davis, Mark Ewing, Shelly Comstock, Tad Vander Griend, Colleen Unema, and Jen Apps

Berthusen Advisory:
Chair Harlan Kredit, Karen Steensma, Terry DeValois, Marlin Hendricks, Larry McPhail, Ted Linde, Michael Lewis

Parks Council Committee:
Chair Brent Lenssen,Ron DeValois, and Nick Laninga,


Donation Policy & Form

Lynden City Event Permits

City Map

2014 Park and Trail Master Plan

Trail Map