Tent camping is available beginning in mid-April and goes through mid-October and reservations are available on-line.
RV/camper camping is available year round.
The Lyons Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Events strives to develop and enhance recreational and cultural opportunities for its residents and visitors, while improving and preserving its community parks, open space, trails and facilities
The Parks staff is responsible for maintaining:
River corridors through Town parks
Town-owned open space
Maintenance includes, but is not limited to:
The Town of Lyons maintains six parks: LaVern M. Johnson Park, Bohn Park, Sandstone Park, Lyons Valley River Park, Steamboat Park, and the Dog Park.
Camping (RVs and tent camping) are only available at LaVern M. Johnson Park. Visit the LaVern M. Johnson Park page for more information.
The Town of Lyons has an on-line registration website for facilities such as shelter and pavilion reservations. We hope that this feature will allow users to conveniently reserve a shelter online, without having to come to town hall. Reservations for 2021 are currently available.
To reserve one of the 3 shelters/pavilions at LaVern M. Johnson Park, please go online to check for availability and to make a reservation.
Learn more about each park by clicking the photo of the respective park below.
LaVern M. Johnson Park
The Recreation staff oversees programming and scheduling to provide sports, programs, fitness classes, and leisure activities to various age populations in order to promote the development of lifetime skills, enhance physical well-being and quality of life and provide social interaction among participants. This includes a number of special events and cultural events that take place throughout the year.
One free parking pass per household, second pass may be obtained for $35, third pass will be $55. Non-residents may purchase a season parking pass for a flat rate of $75.00 per vehicle.Residency is proven by showing a Town of Lyons utility bill. To register for your free parking pass please click on the above license plate.