Burr Park: Located at 860 Burr St. Favorite local spot for fishing & walking. Features
two ponds with fishing piers, paved walking paths, and a rentable picnic shelter
with 10 tables, grill, & outlets.
Comstock Park: Located at 263 W. Maumee St. Park set next to the scenic River Raisin
& features the Millenium Sculptures, water fountain, benches, gazebo, grills and
a stunning array of floral gardens.
Dana Park: Located at 905 S. Winter St. Neighborhood park featuring a ball field
& playground equipment.
Dunlap Park: Located at 711 Treat St. Neighborhood park offers playground equipment,
picnic shelter, picnic tables and basketball courts.
Erie Street Park: Located at 721 Erie Street. Basketball courts, playground equipment,
rentable picnic shelter with grills & tables.
Fee Park: Located on M-52 at Michigan Ave. Park contains a beautiful statue of Harriet
Fee and a gazebo. Heritage Park: Located at 3221 N. Adrian Highway (M-52), across
from Adrian Cinema, north of Adrian. Largest community park featuring softball fields,
soccer fields, hiking & walking trails, Mountain Biking and Disc Golf course, benches,
playground equipment, rentable picnic shelters & tables, grills, and a sledding hill
onsite. This park offers large open spaces for corporate picnics, special events
or group outings. The park annually plays host to many softball tournaments and is
also home to the Stubnitz Environmental Education Center. Island Park: Located at
1090 Broad Street. From ball fields to benches, playground equipment, rentable
picnic shelters & Adrian’s skateboard park, this community park is certain to appeal
to the whole family. This park is home to the Island Park Community Built Playground,
as well. Kiwanis Trail System: Map of TrailThis well-maintained, asphalt, year-round,
7 mile long (8.5 when completed) trail systemoffers walking, hiking, jogging, bicycling,
wheelchair access, inline and roller skating and cross-country skiing. The trail
stretches from South Main Street through Downtown Adrian to just south of Tecumseh
(Ives Road x Green Highway). The scenic trail runs through Trestle Park, residential
areas, wooded areas and farmland, featuring beautiful scenery, nature and wildlife,
including bridges crossing over the Raisin River.
Monument Park: Located at 436 E. Maumee St. This park is a tribute to Adrian’s veterans.
It features floral gardens, picnic tables, benches, and several war monuments.
Riverside Park: Located at 321 S. McKenzie St. This park is home to the city’s public
swimming facility, Bohn Pool and it features rentable picnic shelters & tables, grills,
electrical outlets, restrooms, playground equipment, basketball courts, a baseball
field & sand volleyball courts.
Trestle Park: Located at 302 Hunt St. Home to many of Adrian’s extensive trails,
walking paths, picnic shelters, a ball field, and a beautiful outdoor amphitheatre,
where the City Band performs each Thursday night during the Summer. Trestle Park
features raised boardwalks through natural areas near the River Raisin and is also
a stop along the Kiwanis Trail. Perfect setting for concerts, weddings, and group
outings. Restrooms are onsite.
Blissfield Village ParksContact: 517-486-4347 Ellis Park: Open 6am-11:30pm daily.
Located off W. Adrian Street on the east side of the River Raisin. This 17-acre park
includes baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, basketball
courts, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and playground equipment. Facilities: Shelter,
picnic tables and boat launch. Shelter House Rental: $10/shelter for Village residents-call
the Village Office, 517-486-4347. Clara Bachmayer Memorial Park: Open 6am-11:30pm
daily. Located off W. Adrian Street on the west side of the River Raisin. This 7-acre
park includes-playground equipment, picnic tables, and shelter houses. Connected
to Ellis Park by two pedestrian footbridges that span the river. Shelter House Rental:
$10/shelter for village residents-call the Village Office, 517-486-4347. Bachmayer
Little League Memorial Park: Open 6am-11:30pm daily. Located at 110 Veterans Avenue.
This 4-acre park includes Little League Baseball Field, picnic tables, portable restroom
facilities and Boundless ‘barrier free’ Playground site (ADA & Handicap accessible
playground equipment). O.W. Farver Memorial Little League Park: Located at 236 W.
Sugar Street. This 6 acre park includes Little League Baseball Field.
ParksContact: 517-456-7494 Tate Park: Tate Park is located on Michigan Avenue west
of the River Raisin. The beautiful 80 acre park has a well maintained quad plex softball
complex with concessions, three picnic shelters, gazebo, soccer fields, canoe delivery,
playground equipment, a seven acre island with nature trails, and much more. Veterans
Park: Located downtown and serves as a memorial to the Veterans of War. There is
a historical monument and open space for reflecting. Water Works Park: One-acre park
with a picnic area, river access for fishing and the Scout Cabin Hudson City Parks
Contact: 517-448-8983 Memorial Park Thompson’s Memorial Park Thompson’s Field Webster’s
Park Will Carleton Park Lenawee County Parks Contact: 517-264-4738 Note: Parks are maintained
by County Building & Grounds Dept - No Hunting at County Parks Gerber Hill: Located
at 14360 Carroll Rd., Deerfield Twp., Blissfield, MI. This 40 acre park was formed
by glaciers which left a sand base. There are trails through the woods with tree
identification markers. Facilities: Picnic shelter with grills & tables, portable
restrooms, soccer/baseball fields, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, basketball court,
playground equipment, sledding hill and pond. Iron Lake Park: Located at 12000 block
of Egan Highway, Brooklyn, MI. This 1-acre park has a boat launch and fishing on
Iron Lake. Medina Park: Located at 9000 Warrick Rd., Canadiagua, MI. This 40 acre
park is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Facilities: Two picnic shelters with
grills and tables, water, softball fields, playground, restrooms and fishing on Bean
Creek. Ramsdell [Natural] Park: Located at 1957 Glenn Hill Highway, Rollin Township,
Clayton, MI. This 180 acre park is open year round with native prairie trails, beautiful
fall colors, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, playground equipment, horseshoe
pits, native tall grass prairies, rolling hills, ponds, ice fishing, abundant wildlife
and wonderful bird-watching opportunities.. Facilities: Covered pavillion with center
fireplace, grills and tables, water and portable restrooms. Information: 517-605-4198 BiCentennial
Park: Located at 5543 Tipton Highway, Tipton, MI. Open Memorial Day through Labor
Day. This 78-acre park includes a beautiful natural hiking trail through one of Lenawee
County’s virgin timbers along with soccer field, volleyball court, playground area
and softball field. Facilities: Shelter area with grills and tables, hand water pump
and portable restroom facilities. Taylor Park: Located at Taylor Road and Carson
Highway, Franklin Township, Tipton, MI. This park includes 80 undeveloped acres engineered
as a flood pond for natural wildlife habitats, designed in cooperation with the DNR
and various wildlife organizations.
Adams Park: Located directly west of City Hall at East Chicago Boulevard and Maumee
Street. A small, yet, beautifully landscaped park with a working water fountain gives
Adams Park its own unique character. Facilities: Water fountain, benches, drinking
fountain, parking and lavatory in municipal office. Beardsley Park: Undeveloped on
8.3 acres. Bramblewood Green Space: Size: 0.5 acres Cal Zorn Recreation Center: Located
on Russell Road between Waskin Drive and Raisin Center Highway. This facility is
the center point for many recreational programs including baseball and softball,
batting cage, soccer and flag football. There is also a small children's playground
and picnic area. This park is complete with on-site parking, concession and restroom
facilities, picnic shelter, three youth baseball / softball diamonds and a large
open green space area. This facility truly offers every resident of this community
an opportunity to enjoy recreational activities. Facilities: Shelter, picnic tables,
grills, playground, soccer, baseball batting cage, football fields, basketball court,
water fountains, lavatories and parking. **Community Center:The historical Tecumseh
Community Center is located on East Chicago Boulevard, three blocks east of City
Hall. The small green space directly behind the center is an ideal spot for a family
picnic overlooking the Globe Mill Pond. Facilities: Fishing boats without motors
are permitted on the Globe Mill Pond. Canoe & Kayak Rental Available. Outdoor grills,
indoor and outdoor lavatories, drinking fountains and beverage machines. Douglas Bird
Kiwanis Memorial Park: Kiwanis Park is located on North Maumee Street at Herrick
Park Drive. Evans Creek flows directly through this park giving Memorial Park its
Facilities: Playground areas, picnicking with outdoor grills, benches, a lighted
walking pathway including a bridge connection that connects the two sections of the
park and open green space. During the winter months the park hill is used as a sled
run. Elliott Park: Located on East Kilbuck Street at Ottawa Street. This park is also
referred to as the Scout Cabin. Facilities: Playground areas, picnicking, outdoor
grills and open green space. The Scout Cabin can be used as a meeting space for a
donation. Evans Park: Located on North Evans Street near Burt Street. This Historical
Park marks the site of the first home in Tecumseh. Park's primary focus is fishing,
which is available adjacent to the park. Indian Crossing Trails Park: This 130 acres
of beautiful scenery features picturesque views of the River Raisin. This park also
includes several walking paths, one path with benches, along the Globe Mill Raceway,
which is one mile long. Rent a Canoe or Kayak and paddle the Raceway! Beautiful Area!!
The community has plans to make this park an outdoor/sports focal point of Tecumseh. Mill
At Standish Pond: Size: 57.7 acres Monument Park: Size: 0.2 acres Occidental Street
Site: Open green space of 2.3 acres is currently undeveloped. Patterson Park: Located
directly west of the Patterson Elementary School along Evans Creek. Patterson School
can be reached off North VanBuren or North Union Street. Facilities: Picnic table,
grill and parking. Satterthwaite Park: Located next to the Tecumseh Community Center
on East Chicago Boulevard. This park has three lighted tennis courts, inline skating
rinks, two picnic shelters and the Globe Mill Pond. Facilities: Tennis courts, inline
skating rink, basketball courts, picnicking, outdoor grills, shelters, playground
area and fishing. South Occidental Park: This 10-acre parcel is the newest addition
to the City's park system. This park includes three soccer fields, one baseball diamond,
playground equipment, restrooms, a natural ice rink and picnic shelter. This park
houses the scheduling for soccer and baseball games. Standish Dam: This passive park
is located on the corner of Shawnee and Evans Street. The beautiful landscaping,
park benches, lights and the gazebo provide a very peaceful and unique park setting. Sunset
Street Park: This small open green space of 1 acre is located on Chicago Boulevard
at Sunset Street. Tecumseh Park: The "Pit" is located on Adrian Street at Cummins
Street. The rolling hillside, swimming and large open green space afford many recreational
opportunities. This park has restroom facilities that are in operation during the
summer months. This park also features "The Struggle", a bike and skate facility
within the park. Family picnicking, playground structure, tennis, inline skating,
outdoor grills, fishing on shore, swimming, sand beach volleyball, winter sledding
and ice fishing are just a few of the many opportunities the Tecumseh Park has to
offer. No boats are permitted on the water in Tecumseh Park. Facilities: Bike and
skate facility, playground structure, one sand volleyball court, two basketball courts,
two tennis courts, one sand soccer field, hand court, parking areas, beach, water
slide, picnic tables, grills, horseshoe pits, sled hills, fishing, drinking fountain
and pop and snack machines. Westhaven Site: This open green space of less than an
acre is located on Piquot Way.
State Parks in Lenawee County Note: Michigan Motor Vehicle
Permit required for State Park use: 1-800-44PARKS Lake Hudson State Recreation Area:
Take M-34, east of Hudson, six miles to Clayton, MI and go one mile south on M-156.
This 2200-acre state park, surrounding the 600-acre Lake Hudson (“no-wake” lake),
offers a natural semi-modern campground, picnic area, boat launch and a beach with
hand pumps and pit toilets. Deer, geese and wild turkeys are abundant and limited
hunting is allowed in season. This state park is also Michigan’s first “Dark Sky
Preserve”, where night time lighting is controlled with the intent of preserving
an area for enjoyment of the night sky. Information: 517-445-2265 or 517-467-7401 W.
J. Hayes State Park: Located at 1220 Wampler’s Lake Rd., Onsted, MI, the corner of
US-12 and M-124. This 654-acre state park, in the heart of the Irish Hills, is surrounded
by Wampler’s Lake and Round Lake. The park includes campgrounds, cabins, public beach,
boat launch, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic shelters, grills and tables,
concessions and restroom/shower facilities. Headquarters on site: 517-467-7401.
Area Parks & Gardens Hidden Lake Gardens Michigan State University’s 755+ Acre Arboretum.
Entrance located on M-50, in the Irish Hills Area of Lenawee County, Tipton, MI.
Beautifully maintained gardens, walking trails, driving trails, cross-country skiing
available, a unique Conservatory with a variety of Bonsai Trees and an abundance
of unique plants and flowers. Special Events throughout the year, including Children’s
Activities, Holiday Events Master Gardener Program and Classes/Workshops available
to the public. Information: 517-431-2060.
McCourtie ParkLocated in Hillsdale County, on US-12 (west of US-127), just outside
the Irish Hills area of Lenawee County, in Somerset Township. This 42-acre park,
once the McCourtie Estate, is now a one-of-a-kind showplace that includes 17 painstakingly
carved cement bridges that criss-cross a stream that meanders through the property,
two ponds, an underground apartment and garage, two “tree” chimneys and two unique
birdhouses. Facilities: picnic tables. Information: 517-688-9223