Lookout Park

Est. 1911 – acquired for $4,500

Classified as a Mini-Park, used to address limited, isolated or unique recreational needs.

Lookout Park occupies hilltop property that was once part of the City’s old waterworks. It was originally home to Theodor AR Kitson’s “The Hiker” until 1957 when it was moved to Foster Park. An abandoned set of stairs descend out of the park to Division Ave, and once provided a connection for the many families that lived in Belknap Lookout and worked in the factories of North Monroe.

Lookout Park is famous for its views of the City and the Grand River, and a popular place to watch fireworks.

The park concept plan below was generated in 2008 as part of the Neighbors of Belknap Lookout’s (NOBL) study on mobility and connectivity called MOBL NOBL. There is currently no estimated completion time of the park concept plan or staircase reconstruction.

  • City: Grand Rapids
  • State: MI
  • Zip: 49503
  • Address: 801 Fairview NE