Parks

Ypsilanti Township Parks

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Ford Lake Park

Ford Lake Park is Ypsilanti Township’s “Signature Park” and home to park operations.  Located on the south banks of Ford Lake and spanning 98 acres in size, amenities include a public boat launch, fishing areas, four pavilions available to rent, restrooms, basketball court, six tennis courts, ball diamond and soccer field, play equipment, wooded areas, plenty of open space, trails, wetlands and multiple picnic areas. This park is staffed and gated during park season.

Ford Heritage Park

This 106 acre park is centrally located in the township and is designed as a youth sports and family park.  Amenities include several soccer fields, a youth baseball/softball complex, paved and natural trails, Playground Adventures – a community built accessible playground, a fully accessible picnic area and a wooded area.

North Hydro Park

Located just north of the Ford Lake Dam, this 46 acre “natural” park is nestled on the north shores of the Huron River. The park was recently renovated and includes a boardwalk and paved trails, interpretive signage, canoe/kayak and fishing docks, a pavilion for rent, restrooms, several picnic areas and an abundance of natural features. This park is staffed and gated during the park season.

North Bay Park

This 139 acre park is located on the west end of Ford Lake and features a boardwalk and trail system that meanders through woods, wetlands and along the shores of Ford Lake.  Other features include an observation tower, islands and bridges along the trail, prime fishing, playground, two shelters, restrooms and plenty of picnic areas.  This park is staffed and gated during the park season.

Loon Feather Park

Located on the north shore of Ford Lake, this 11.2 acre park is noted for its two award winning shelters (available for rent) and a fishing pier.  The park also has trails, mature trees, play equipment, play field and restrooms.  This park is staffed and gated during the park season.

Hewen’s Creek Park

This beautiful 191 acre park is located on the south side of the township and provides a unique experience in nature.  Features include a pond and creek, fishing, meadows and wooded areas.  There is also an extensive mountain bike and hiking trail system throughout the park.  This park is abundant with wildlife.

Community Center Park

This 25 acre park is located across from the Community Center.  Facilities include a four diamond softball complex, picnic shelter with restrooms, new playground, six tennis courts, open play area, picnic areas, wooded area and a large parking lot.

Lakeside Park

This 21 acre park is located on the south shore of Ford Lake. Facilities include a picnic shelter with restrooms, new playground equipment, picnic areas, fishing and wooded areas.

Huron River Park

This undeveloped 26 acre parcel is located across the street from the Civic Center and rests on the southwest shore of Ford Lake.  The park contains a wooded area, wetlands and steep slopes.

Harris Park

This four acre park has two youth size ball fields which are located next to two additional ball fields owned by the Ypsilanti National Little League.  In addition, the park has updated playground equipment, parking lot, shelter and a concession stand with restrooms that are open when leagues games are being played.

Appleridge Park

This 42 acre park includes a playground, basketball court, informal ball diamond, horseshoe pits, small pavilion, picnic tables, benches, trails, wooded area and a small parking lot.

Bud and Blossom Park

This small 2.9 acre park has a wooded area, play equipment and a large grassy area for informal play.

Burns Park

This 1.9 acre park includes two tennis courts, play equipment, a paved trail around the perimeter of the park, picnic tables and benches and an open grassy area for informal play.

Clubview Park

Located on the west side of the township, this 10 acre park has play equipment, tennis courts, sand volleyball, small pavilion, picnic tables, benches, plenty of open space and a fitness trail around the perimeter of the park.

Fairway Hills Park

This is a natural 6.6 acre park located on the west side of the township.  There is a paved trail running through the park connecting the neighborhoods.  The park also has mature trees and a rolling terrain.

Lakeview Park

This 3.6 acre park was recently renovated and has new park and play equipment, additional trees, picnic area, a small ball diamond, plenty of open space and a paved trail around the perimeter of the park.

Nancy Park

This 6.1 acre neighborhood park includes a playground, picnic area, ball diamond, trails, mature trees and open space for informal play.

Pine Park

This 1.4 acre park is primarily undeveloped with a small amount of play equipment.

Rambling Road Park

Located on the north end of the township, this quaint 2.6 acre park has a playground and plenty of open space for open play.

Sugarbrook Park

This 5.0 acre park has playground, picnic areas, a large hard court area, shaded areas and plenty of open space.

Tot Lot Park

This .3 acre lot has play equipment.

Watertower Park

Located on the west side of the township, this .8 acre park has open space and play equipment.

Wendell Holmes Park

Located next to Holmes Elementary School, this 4.6 acre park has a small ball diamond and a small soccer field.

West Willow Park

Although relatively small in size, this 2.5 acre park has many facilities including trails, a small shelter, playground, benches, picnic areas, a small ball diamond and two basketball courts.

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