McNamara Landing


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Nearest Road(s):    Columbia Hwy & Waverly Road
Side:    Right
Parking:    24 gravel
Distance to River:    140’
Launch Type:    Dock
Restrooms:    Primitive
Drinking Water:    Hand pump
Picnic Tables:    2
Refuse Disposal:    Barrels
Fee for Use:    No
Comments:

Fish in this area:

  • Bluegill/Pumpkinseed Sunfish
  • Bullhead
  • Carp
  • Channel Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Flathead Catfish
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Northern Pike
  • Rock Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Suckers
  • Walleye

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McNamara Landing sign

McNamara Landing sign

McNamara Landing is an Ingham County Park located east of S Waverly Road on the north side of W Columbia Road.  The site is heavily used by liveries and private paddlers, as well as bikers and walkers.

 

 

 

 

 

McNamara Landing looking downstream

McNamara Landing looking downstream

 

McNamara Landing looking downstream.  The dock is on river right shortly after passing under the Columbia Road bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

McNamara Landing looking from parking lot

McNamara Landing looking from parking lot

 

McNamara Landing looking from parking lot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing

 

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing is only about 100′.

 

 

 

 

 

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing

 

Trail between parking lot and McNamara Landing includes a few stairs.

 

 

 

 

 

Hazard sign

Hazard sign

 

A Hazard sign is posted at the site.

 

 

 

 

Paddling time to next access points

Paddling time to next access points

 

Paddling time to next access points.  Canoe and Kayak trips are available weather permitting from Burchfield Park Livery.  Click here for more information. Upstream transportation is provided from Burchfield Park to McNamara landing.

 

 

 

 

 

Water is available

Water is available

 

Water is available.

 

 

 

 

 

Primitive restroom is available

Primitive restroom is available

 

Primitive restroom is available.

 

 

 

 

A few picnic tables are available

A few picnic tables are available

 

A few picnic tables are available.

 

 

 

 

Hike/Bike trail

Hike/Bike trail

 

Riverbend, Burchfield, and McNamara Parks are connected by hiking/biking trails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hike/Bike trail map

Hike/Bike trail map

 

The trail extends to Riverbend Park and Burchfield Park access sites.