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Blogs & Sites
Location: 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe, MI
The estate - once the private residence of Henry and Clara Ford's only child, Edsel, and his family - is preserved and open to the public through the generosity of Eleanor Clay Ford.
One of i...
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Within Farmington Hills' Heritage Park, the Nature Discovery Center features a floor-to-ceiling diorama of life in the park, including trees, native plants, a pond, and wildlife.
Location: 12600 Chandler Park Drive, Detroit, MI
The Family Aquatic Center in eastside Detroit's Chandler Park features two water slides and a water play area for smaller children. There are concesssions and a gift shop. ...
Location: 7660 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti, MI
The 363-acre park offers nearly two miles of paved trails, three miles of nature trails, an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic tables, and grills located throughout the park.
Location: 12190 Island Lake Road, Dexter, MI
Catch your own fish from Spring Valley's spring-fed, pollution-free ponds (there are nine of them!) that are stocked weekly with fish grown right on the farm. There is a children's trout pond r...
Location: 32481 West Jefferson Avenue, Rockwood, MI
Lake Erie Metropark features a panoramic view of Lake Erie along its three-mile shoreline. The park is a top bird-watching site, and an abundance of wildlife and waterfowl inhabit the meadows, ...
Location: 60 West Wattles Road, Troy, MI
Families can get hands-on learning experience at the Troy Museum and Historic Village's ten historic buildings and a charming village green. Visitors can also explore a gift shop located...
Location: Griswold Street, Northville, MI
The Northville Historical Society has gathered historic buildings from the area and restored them into a living museum. The village features a nineteenth century church, gazebo, school, blacksmith sho...
Location: 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI
At Independence Oaks, families can enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing, camping, swimming, geocaching, and nature study.
The park has nearly 10 miles of marked nature, bike/blade, and sk...
Location: Detroit, MI
Location: Elizabeth Park Drive, Trenton, MI
Elizabeth Park began as a 162-acre family estate that was bequeathed to the Wayne County Park Trustees in 1919, becoming the first county park in the state of Michigan. The park sits alo...
Location: 2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford, MI
Seymour Lake Township Park has a great playground area called "Kids Kingdom" with picnic tables & restrooms, disk golf, volleyball, soccer and baseball fields, lighted tennis courts, and the "R...
Location: 1 City Square, Warren, MI
City Square, in front of the city's administration building, is home to the City Square Fountains (open seasonally from 10am-11pm). The fountains are a great place for kids to cool off d...
Location: Farmington Road between Ten and Eleven Mile Roads, Farmington Hills, MI
Included within this 211-acre park are more than four miles of trails for hiking and cross-country skiing, a large picnic area, playground, sand volleyball courts, and an in-line hockey rink. <...
Location: 28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI
Michigan State University's Tollgate Education Center in Novi is the site of many of the university's research and demonstration projects and features nearly 20 specifically planned and maintai...