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Hudson Mills Metropark, Ann Arbor
(4.8/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Hudson Mills Metropark and its surrounding satellite parks Dexter-Huron and Delhi are a trio of natural beauty and recreation located in Washtenaw County. They encompass a broad array of outdoor activities that range from disc golf and court games to fishing and kayaking.

Located along the Huron and Clinton rivers, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks provide a natural oasis from urban and suburban life as well as year-round recreational activities and events. A regional park system, the Metroparks consist of 13 beautiful parks covering 25,000 acres, ten spectacular public golf courses and two marinas on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, respectively. The parks also offer scenic nature trails, breathtaking beaches, educational activities and exciting winter sports.
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  • Nice MetroPark on the Huron River. Easy drive from Ann Arbor and close to some great dining places in Dexter and Chelsea. 
  • Outstanding seminar about these nighttime predators, and then step outside as they call local owls for a personal visit. Loved it! Not for kids under 8yrs old or those with mobility issues and definit...  more »
  • Great trails that meander near the Huron River, B2B bike trail from Hudson Mills to Dexter are all wonderful. The Dexter portion can get hot so choose a cooler or overcast day for it. 
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  • Hudson Mills is another great example of a metro park system that we are very lucky to have. The walking and bike paths are beautiful and very well maintained. The river is beautiful any time of year. Cross country skiing coming up along with all of the special events make the metro parks an extremely good value!
  • Hudson Mills Metropark is fantastic any time of year, but make sure to watch for the annual Maple Sugaring in the spring! You have to sign up in advance but they take you out, show you how to tap maple trees, show how the sap is collected, show the way the Native Americans made maple syrup, and demonstrate how the syrup is made using the wood burning stove they use to make the syrup every day! PLUS you get a pancake breakfast which the kids LOVE.
  • Very large and has lots to offer from running, soccer fields, picnic areas, and freebie golf. They keep the soccer fields some what maintained but could do better.
  • I always go tubing here, the river can be shallow at times, but the staff here is very pleasant, and the park itself brings in a lot of people who are friendly. Dont use the bathrooms here if you can, they're not bathrooms, they're just holes in the ground (for the most part)
  • Awesome park for a family outing. Hope the metropark passes stop getting more expensive every year, though.