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Blogs & Sites
Location: 3001 13 Mile Road, Warren, MI
The park in Warren features ball fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, a playground, tennis courts, and a natural ice rink in season.
Location: 1800 West Square Lake Road, Troy, MI
One of Troy's major parks, Firefighters Park offers a mix of open space and wooded areas with a section of the Rouge River running through along its border. The park has soccer fields, a bar...
Location: Bates Street, between Martin and Merrill, Birmingham, MI
Located in downtown Birmingham, Shain Park is the site of numerous community celebrations, including the annual Birmingham Fine Art Festival and summer community concerts.
Location: 12550 Avondale, Detroit, MI
The newly revitalized Maheras-Gentry Park, situated on the Detroit River on the city's far east side, offers loads of opportunities for area families. The 52-acre-park features baseball diamon...
Location: 2034 East 8 Mile Road, Detroit, MI
The Dad Butler Playfield is a barrier-free play area built in 2005 by funds from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Youth Sports and Recreation, the Detroit Recreation Department, and Communit...
Location: 8625 Jos. Campau Avenue, Hamtramck, MI
Located in the south side of Hamtramck, the Mayson Center has an indoor gym/basketball court (completed in 2002); a large common room with pool tables, foosball, and air hockey; and clas...
Location: 637 Brewster, Detroit, MI
Offers a community swimming pool, boxing, basketball, open gym, a game room, and arts and crafts.
Location: 17150 Waterloo Street, Grosse Pointe, MI
Those in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods are lucky to have the wonderful programs of the Neighborhood Club to keep them active. Activities are conducted in its community center and other ar...
Location: 54111 Broughton Road, Macomb, MI
A 15-acre park used for many community events, including summer concerts and movies, children's activities, sports camps, and athletic events.
Location: 6325 West Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI
An historic fort on the Detroit River. Tours include the Star Fort built in the 1840s and a Spanish-American War guardhouse. There is also a mound constructed by Native Americans that is nearly...
Location: 7450 Franklin Road, Franklin, MI
The Franklin Cider Mill has been around since Michigan became a state, and its waterwheel is one of the largest in the country. The mill sells a good variety of fresh products, including press...
Location: 1990 East Avon Road, Rochester, MI
In operation since the mid-1800s, Yates offers cider, baked goods, a farm market, a fudge shop, and a picnic area. On the weekends, families can enjoy a small petting farm, pony rides, and a ho...
Location: 4393 Collins Road, Rochester, MI
The Paint Creek Trail follows the old Penn Central Railroad up the Paint Creek Valley through highlands, pastures, and wetlands and is used by hikers, cyclists, joggers, equestrians, nature obs...
Location: 4450 Walton Boulevard, Waterford, MI
Camp Fire USA Hiking Club is for people who enjoy hiking trails in the surrounding areas of southeastern Michigan. Regular, once-a-month hikes vary in length from two to six miles. All ages and...
Location: 160 Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI
Children's Park in downtown Lake Orion is a popular spot for families with its two separate playgrounds for both big and little kids, gazebo, picnic tables, and more. The park, located along Pa...