Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 AM*
Bring your friends…and picnic lunch if desired to continue the fun!
Community Park is located on Ryan Drive and is open to the public. In the past few years, a walking path, gazebo, benches, basketball court, and other improvements have been made to this park.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll down the paths to admire the peonies in full bloom and immerse yourself in waves of color. Peak bloom in the Peony Garden typically runs from Memorial Day (late May) to the summer solstice (mid-June). Parking at Mott’s or on Washington Street ($) is easier than the Geddes Road entrance to which GPS often default.
Discover, learn, and play on the trails and in the Gaffield Children’s Garden. Adventure backpacks filled with activities for self-guided fun are available during regular business hours from the front desk. Parking is $1.50/hr or $5/day. Matthaei Botanical Gardens Guide
The very popular playscape, located near the Activity Center, features a climbing wall, slide, swings, along with various climbing structures. It is near various picnic tables and a walkway so parents can enjoy watching the kids have fun on all of the different features the playscape has to offer! Daily pass is $10/car; annual Metropark pass is $35. hudson-mills_park
Spacious park suitable for all kinds activities! There are two playgrounds, a basketball court, baseball diamond and plenty of green space for various sports.
Timber Town Park is located off Sibley Rd, about 1/2 mile from downtown Chelsea. The park features a huge12,000 square foot wooden climbing structure, swings, bridges, towers, slides, sandboxes, climbing wall, small spray zone, a big pavilion, and a very large mowed grass area in which to play.
Mill Creek Park, on the north side of Main Street, is a 2.15-acre park located behind the fire station and next to the Mill Creek. The ¼ mile pedestrian path leads visitors across the Mill Creek and through wetland habitat before exiting into the Westridge of Dexter neighborhood. A wooden stairway was constructed to provide access from the park up the steep hillside to connect to the Dexter District Library and the Farmer’s Market.
Gallup Park is a 69-acre park, located along the Huron River and Geddes Pond with scenic walkways that traverse small islands with pedestrian bridges. The park contains two playgrounds, a canoe livery, picnic areas,, open field for play, and over three miles of asphalt trails for biking, rollerblading, walking and running. There are four parking areas: one at the main entrance off Fuller Road, two within the park along the park drive, and one further southeast on Geddes Road.
Mill Pond Park amenities include open and wooded areas, nature trails, water access, the enormous ROMP (Recreate Our Mill Pond Park) play structure, picnic areas, etc. For those using MapQuest/Google maps or GPS for directions, use 565 W. Bennett Street, Saline, MI.
REVISTING Children’s Garden at Matthei Botanical Gardens (Ann Arbor) ($) NOTE: The Gardens open at 10:00 am.
Discover, learn, and play on the trails and in the Gaffield Children’s Garden. Adventure backpacks filled with activities for self-guided fun are available during regular business hours from the front desk. While there is no fee for the gardens, parking is $1.50/hr or $5/day. Matthaei Botanical Gardens Guide
County Farm Park provides a unique play and learning area for children, encouraging active play and education, as well as passive recreation opportunities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
Come spend a day at the lake! Sandy beach, playgrounds, and water fun await. (Proceed to the actual lakefront, NOT Blue Heron Bay) Vehicle daily admission is $6/car for Washtenaw county residents ($10 for non-residents); annual passes are available.
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