Spring and SummerWayne County Parks was excited to offer the following new activities in summer 2012:
Kayak Rentals at Elizabeth Park in Trenton
For more info, call (734) 285-2925 or visit
Segway Rentals at Nankin Mills in Westland
For more info, call (734) 459-2900 or visit
Canoe & Paddleboat Rentals at Newburgh Lake in Livonia
For more info, call (248) 798-7434 or visit
Saturday in the Park
A six mile section of Hines Drive is closed to automobiles from Outer Drive Road going west to Ann Arbor Trail, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Saturday from May 5 through September 29 for walking, cycling, or inline skating. Parking is available at the Nankin Mills Picnic Area [Hines Drive and Ann Arbor Trail].
Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center
EXPERIENCE WHAT SUMMER IS REALLY LIKE IN DETROIT! Summer fun is closer than you think at Wayne County’s Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center, “Splish Splash Land.” Attractions normally found at amusement parks hours away are right around the corner. Cool off on the two giant water slides full of exciting twists and turns. Enjoy family time with the children as they experience their own aquatic play area. Splash into summer fun while riding waves in the wave pool. Opening weekend is Memorial Day weekend and the pool is open full time from June 15 through Labor Day weekend). For more information, visit www.chandlerparkfac.com
Fall and Winter:Check Nankin Mills Interpretive Center and Crosswinds Marsh Family Programs for nature walks and fall color tours within Wayne County Parks. You may want to drive or bike down Hines Drive and be dazzled by the spectacular red and gold colored leaves that line the parkway each fall. When the winter season blankets the region in snow be sure to make the most of it by enjoying winter sports at Wayne County Parks.
November 15,2012 - December 31, 2012 (Closed December 25)
No nighttime spectacle can compare to Wayne County LightFest. With 4 1/2 miles of giant animated displays and nearly a million lights along Hines Drive, it's the Midwest's largest Holiday Light Show. Drive through 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily, November 15 - December 31, 2012 [closed Christmas Day].
Outdoor Ice Skating:
[Weather permitting] Ice rinks will be maintained at the following location: Elizabeth Park in Trenton. No charge.
The Cass Benton Area of Hines Park offers the best hills for sledding. These rolling hills start at Sheldon Road in the City of Northville following the Rouge River Valley to Six Mile Road in Northville Township. Enhancements made to this area from the millage include handrail installations and improved parking.
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