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Get To Know Our Nature

A visit to Jackson is one you won't forget. Kayak, paddle or fish on Jackson County's numerous public access lakes. Miles of paved and nature trails and thousands of acres of protected forests surround our city center. Grab your binoculars for birdwatching hundreds of native species; including sandhill cranes.

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Discover Jackson

Experience the arts and culture of Jackson as you admire the Bright Walls murals downtown, all located within 4 blocks of each other. Enjoy a round of golf on one of Jackson numerous public courses - 19 in the county.  Taste and Discover award winning wines in Southeast Michigan's Wine Region. Once you experience Jackson, you'll want to share the fun with your family and friends.


What to do in Jackson Michigan?

Some of the top things to do in Jackson are to visit the Bright Wall Murals covering downtown Jackson, the iconic Cascades, Lost Railway Museum, Michigan's Military Heritage Museum, Ella Sharp Museum, Ye Ole Carriage Shop, The Historic Michigan Theatre, and tour the first state prison in Michigan.

What is Jackson Michigan known for?

The city of Jackson was established in 1829 to pay tribute to President Andrew Jackson, known as the place where the Republican Party began. Jackson is home to a historical underground railroad system. It is also hometown to Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy.

Where is Jackson Michigan?

Jackson Michigan is located at the intersection of Interstate-94 and US-127, triangulating between Battle Creek, Ann Arbor and Lansing on a direct route between Detroit and Chicago on the I-94 corridor.

What County is Jackson Michigan in?

Jackson resides in Jackson County, Michigan.

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