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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
May
2-31
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 05/02/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/03/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/09/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/10/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/16/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/17/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/23/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/24/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/30/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/31/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Wildwing Watch
May
2-23
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/02/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/23/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

It's spring and the herons are back on the rookery! We'll have spotting scopes out so that you can bet a better look.

Ages: All                                Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk
May
2
Type Special Event
When / Where Sat 05/02/2015  9:30am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

The BT5K Michigan Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Run & Walk is one of the American Brain Tumor Association’s signature events.  The funds raised allow ABTA to provide vital brain tumor resources to patients and families, fund promising research studies and conduct nationwide brain tumor education programs.  Register at bt5k.org

More Info www.abtateambreakthrough.org
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March for Babies
May
3
Type Special Event
When / Where Sun 05/03/2015    Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

We're getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. Join family teams, company teams and people walking with friends for a great cause: making a difference for real families right here in our community. Sign up and raise money to help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.  Registration - Maple Beach.  Click here for more information or to register.

The walk will take place along the paved hike bike trail. Park entry fee is $7 per vehicle. All food and activities at the event are free.

More Info www.marchforbabies.org
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Kensington Critters
May
3
Type ON-GOING
When / Where Sun 05/03/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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May Bird Count
May
9
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/09/2015  7am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Bring binoculars to help conduct a census of Kensington's spring birds. Everyone will be part of a team led by an experienced birder. Participants should dress for the weather.

                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
May
10
Type ON-GOING
When / Where Sun 05/10/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Homeschool: Pond EcoSystems
May
14
Type Nature Center
When / Where Thu 05/14/2015  1pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

The class will learn about animal structure and classification by playing identification games and then explore pond life first-hand.

Ages: 8 - 10                              Fee: $5 per student

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Heron Days
May
16-17
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/16/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 05/17/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Native plant, tree and shrub sale; live insect exhibits; live bat presentation each day; book sale; heron rookery viewing; Rosco the Clown and magic shows.

                         FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
May
17
Type ON-GOING
When / Where Sun 05/17/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Kensington Critters
May
24
Type ON-GOING
When / Where Sun 05/24/2015    Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Beasts at the Boat Rental
May
25-30
Type Nature Center
When / Where Mon 05/25/2015  1pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 05/30/2015  1pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Snakes and turtles are among the most fascinating of all animals. There's also a lot of misinformation about them. We'll sort out what is true ad what isn't during this ongoing program. No pre-registration required.

                                FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
May
31
Type ON-GOING
When / Where Sun 05/31/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Fun on the Farm - Horses
Jun
4
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 06/04/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Kids will enjoy visiting with our draft horses and learning about how they get dressed for work. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                                   Fee: $5  

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.
Jun
6
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 06/06/2015  12pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Now kids ages 6 to 8 get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle-power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular Farmer for a Day but designed for the capabilities of younger kids.

Registration required.

Ages: 6 to 8                                    Fee: $30

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Jun
6-28
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 06/06/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/07/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 06/13/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/14/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 06/20/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/21/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 06/27/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/28/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Breeding Bird Survey
Jun
6
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 06/06/2015  7am-10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Celebrate spring by listening to breeding birds singing on their territories. We'll work together to count the number of breeding pairs and species. Please preregister.

Ages: 10 and older                             Fee: Free

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.


 

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Kensington Critters
Jun
7-28
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 06/07/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/14/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/21/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 06/28/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Butterfly Count
Jun
13
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 06/13/2015  12pm-5pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Help us locate and identify butterflies and skippers. Binoculars, insect nets, lunch and water are recommended. Please preregister.

Ages: 10 and older                      Fee: Free

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.


 

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Dragonfly Count
Jun
14
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 06/14/2015  12pm-5pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Dragonflies and damselflies are fascinating insects that deserve more attention. Help us find and name them. Binoculars, boots, lunch and water are suggested. Please preregister.

Ages: 10 and older                                Fee: Free

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.


 

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Farm Camp
Jun
16-19
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 06/16/2015  9am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 06/17/2015  9am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 06/18/2015  9am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 06/19/2015  9am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

This day camp offers kids ages 8 to 13 the opportunity to discover the wonders of life on the farm. Every day offers a new adventure. Campers will participate in daily farm chores as well as many fun organized activities.

Registration required. To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

Ages: 8 to 13                                    Fee: $175

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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Summer Solstice Campfire for Scouts
Jun
19
Type Nature Center
When / Where Fri 06/19/2015  8pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Scouts and their families can celebrate the shortest night of the year and the official arrival of summer with games, live animals, snacks and more! Please preregister.

Fee: $5

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.


 

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Summer Solstice Campfire
Jun
20
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 06/20/2015  8pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Celebrate the shortest night of the year and the official arrival of summer with game4s, live animals, snacks and more! Please preregister.

Ages: All                                       Fee: $5

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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Farmer for a Day
Jun
25
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 06/25/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.


Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Kensington's Women's Adventure
Jun
27
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 06/27/2015  8:30am-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program gives women, 18 years and older, an opportunity to try out new outdoor skills and experiences. Great for mothers and daughters, friends and work buddies!

Ages: 18 and older                                Fee: $60 per person

Registration is required. Call 248-684-8632 to register.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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Bug's Eye View
Jun
27
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 06/27/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Prepare to get your hands muddy, as we sift our way through the muck beneath the duckweed and see what hops, crawls or squirms into view. Please preregister.

Fee: $5 per adult, #4 per child

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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International Mud Day
Jun
28
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 06/28/2015  1pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Come to our celebration of all things muddy and learn exactly what mud and dirt are made of, make mud pies, create muddy crafts, splash in the mud and feast on dirty snacks. Dress to get muddy! No preregistration required.

Ages: All                                     Fee: $3

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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Farmer for a Day
Jul
1
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Wed 07/01/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.


Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Beasts at the Beach
Jul
4
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 07/04/2015  1pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Join a naturalist at Martindale Beach to meet some of Michigan's coolest critters...LIVE! No preregistration required.

Free with park entry

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
Jul
5-26
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 07/05/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/12/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/19/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/26/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Hawk Talk
Jul
5
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 07/05/2015  12pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/05/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Meet Ranger, the Nature Center's red-tailed hawk, and discover the world of birds of prey. Please preregister.

Ages: All                                          Fee: $5 per adult, $3 per child

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Jul
5-26
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sun 07/05/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 07/11/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/12/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 07/18/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/19/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 07/25/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 07/26/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Explorer's Day Camp
Jul
7-10
Type Nature Center
When / Where Tue 07/07/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 07/08/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 07/09/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 07/10/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Calling all young explorers! If you love to splash in the stream, play in the dirt and discover cool critters, then this is the camp for you! Please preregister.

Ages: 7 - 13                                               Fee: $165

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Farmer for a Day
Jul
8
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Wed 07/08/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Fun on the Farm - Cows
Jul
9
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 07/09/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Children will have the opportunity to visit our dairy cows and learn more about where milk comes from. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                   Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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After Dark on the Farm
Jul
10
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Fri 07/10/2015  7pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

What goes on when the sun goes down at the Farm? Come enjoy this special visit with the farm animals and find out. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 248-684-8632 to register.

Ages: All                                          Fee: Adults $5, Children 12 years and younger $3

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Story Walk
Jul
11-25
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 07/11/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Sat 07/18/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Sat 07/25/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Join us for a lively stroll along the trail as we read pages from a different beloved children's picture book each week. We'll finish our hike with a craft inside and a chance to meet a real live animal! Please preregister.

Ages: 3 - 8                                    Fee: $3 per child

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Fish Camp
Jul
14-15
Type Nature Center
When / Where Tue 07/14/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 07/15/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Discover the secret lives of fish and how to catch them during this fish-tastic camp that ends with a fun cookout and fishing trip. Please preregister.

Ages: 8-13                                 Fee: $85

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Farmer for a Day
Jul
15
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Wed 07/15/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.
Jul
17
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Fri 07/17/2015  12pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Now kids ages 6 to 8 get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle-power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular Farmer for a Day but designed for the capabilities of younger kids.

Registration required.

Ages: 6 to 8                                    Fee: $30

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer for a Day
Jul
21
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 07/21/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Fun on the Farm - Pigs
Jul
23
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 07/23/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Children will get to see our hog pen, visit any piglets we might have and maybe get a little dirty. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                       Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer for a Day
Jul
28
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 07/28/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Aug
1-30
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 08/01/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/02/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 08/08/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/09/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 08/15/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/16/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 08/22/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/23/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 08/29/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/30/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
Aug
2-30
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 08/02/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/09/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/16/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/23/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 08/30/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Farmer for a Day
Aug
4
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 08/04/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Fun on the Farm - Horses
Aug
6
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 08/06/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Kids will enjoy visiting with our draft horses and learning about how they get dressed for work. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                               Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632

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Farmer for a Day
Aug
11
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 08/11/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.
Aug
13
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 08/13/2015  12pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Now kids ages 6 to 8 get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle-power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular Farmer for a Day but designed for the capabilities of younger kids.

Registration required.

Ages: 6 to 8                                    Fee: $30

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer for a Day
Aug
18
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 08/18/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Fun on the Farm - Goats
Aug
20
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 08/20/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Children will get to meet the stars of our goat herd, from the silly to the stubborn, but none of them gruff!. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                                          Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632

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Bats, Birds & Boxes
Aug
22
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 08/22/2015  10am-2:30pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Come build a bat house, screech owl nesting box and a song bird house all in one day. Sign up for one, two, or be a wildlife hero and tackle all three; you only need to bring a Phillips screwdriver, hammer and a can-do attitude! Only a limited number of kits available. Please preregister.

Bat House:                             10:00 am until 11:30 am
     Screech Owl Nesting Box:        11:30 am until 1:00 pm
          Song Bird House                              1:00 pm until 2:30 pm

Ages: 10 and older                                       Fee: $25 (all 3); $10 (any single choice)

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

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Farmer for a Day
Aug
25
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Tue 08/25/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required.

Ages: 8 to 15                            Fee: $40


A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.
Aug
27
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 08/27/2015  12pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Now kids ages 6 to 8 get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle-power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular Farmer for a Day but designed for the capabilities of younger kids.

Registration required.

 

Ages: 6 to 8                                    Fee: $30

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Fun on the Farm - Hens
Sep
3
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 09/03/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. Children will meet our flocks of chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys and help with egg collecting, too. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                                Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Farmer for a Day
Sep
5
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 09/05/2015  10am-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids, ages 8 to 15 years old, the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of the animals.

Registration required, please call the Farm Office on 248-684-8632.

Ages: 8 to 15                          Fee: $40

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Sep
5-27
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 09/05/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/06/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 09/12/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/13/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 09/19/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/20/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 09/26/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/27/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Voyageur Canoe Trip
Sep
5-7
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 09/05/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Sat 09/05/2015  1pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/06/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/06/2015  1pm  Kensington Metropark
Mon 09/07/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

 

Join us aboard and help paddle the 34-foot replica voyageur canoe as we explore the islands and bays of Kent Lake. Please preregister.

Ages: 8 and older                                   Fee: $5

To reach the Nature Center Office, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Kensington Critters
Sep
6-27
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 09/06/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/13/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/20/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/27/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

EVERY SUNDAY

Meet some of the critters that make Kensington Nature Center their home, such as turtles and snakes.

No registration is needed for this on-going program.

Ages: All                                  Fee: FREE

To register or for more information, please call 810-227-8917.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily. 

 

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Fun on the Farm - Tractors
Sep
17
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 09/17/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program caters to the little ones. We will have storytime, a craft and an activity. The children will have the opportunity to see farm equipment in action and enjoy a tractor-drawn hayride.No registration required.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                     Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.
Sep
19
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 09/19/2015  12pm-3pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Now kids ages 6 to 8 get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle-power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular Farmer for a Day but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Registration required, please call the Farm Center Office at 248-684-8632.

Ages: 6 to 8                                    Fee: $30 per child

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

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Fall Festival
Sep
26-27
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 09/26/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 09/27/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

                        Fall Festival

Most activities are free with a park pass. No reservation needed.

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with food and craft vendors, be entertained by "Rosco the Clown" and more. Also, take a hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin.

Standard public hayride rates apply.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
1-4
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 10/01/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 10/02/2015  10pm-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/03/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/04/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

All Month Long in October - Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

Saturdays and Sundays 12 - 4 pm                Weekdays 10 am - 2 pm

No reservation necessary. Standard hayride rates apply. All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn.

Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Oct
3-31
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 10/03/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/04/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/10/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/11/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/17/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/18/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/24/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/25/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/31/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
5-11
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Mon 10/05/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Tue 10/06/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 10/07/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 10/08/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 10/09/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/10/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/11/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

All Month Long in October - Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

Saturdays and Sundays 12 - 4 pm                Weekdays 10 am - 2 pm

No reservation necessary. Standard hayride rates apply. All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn.

Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
12-18
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Mon 10/12/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Tue 10/13/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 10/14/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 10/15/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 10/16/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/17/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/18/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

All Month Long in October - Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

Saturdays and Sundays 12 - 4 pm                Weekdays 10 am - 2 pm

No reservation necessary. Standard hayride rates apply. All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn.

Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Fun on the Farm - Pumpkin Patch
Oct
15
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 10/15/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft and an activity. This one's all about pumpkins. Finish your visit with a tractor-drawn ride to the pumpkin patch and get a discount on a pumpkin purchase. No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                    Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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After Dark at the Farm
Oct
16
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Fri 10/16/2015  7pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

What goes on when the sun goes down at the Farm? Come enjoy this special visit with the farm animals and find out. Space is limited. Preregistration is required, please call the Farm Center Office on 248-684-8632.

Ages: All                                       Fee: $5 adults/$3 children 12 and younger

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
19-25
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Mon 10/19/2015  10pm-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Tue 10/20/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 10/21/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 10/22/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 10/23/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/24/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 10/25/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

All Month Long in October - Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

Saturdays and Sundays 12 - 4 pm                Weekdays 10 am - 2 pm

No reservation necessary. Standard hayride rates apply. All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn.

Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
26-31
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Mon 10/26/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Tue 10/27/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Wed 10/28/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Thu 10/29/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Fri 10/30/2015  10am-2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 10/31/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

All Month Long in October - Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

Saturdays and Sundays 12 - 4 pm                Weekdays 10 am - 2 pm

No reservation necessary. Standard hayride rates apply. All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn.

Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

 

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Fun on the Farm - Halloween Party
Oct
29
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Thu 10/29/2015  10am  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

This program is especially for the little ones. It's time for toddlers to "trick or treat" all around the farm. Play a Halloween game or two, visit a "haunted" barn and you can even take your picture with our own friendly Jack O'Lantern. Our special spooky party even includes an animal parade. Costumes are encouraged! No registration necessary.

Ages: 2 to 5                                                             Fee: $5

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

To reach the Farm Center Office, please call 248-684-8632.

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Hayrides & Sleighrides
Nov
1-29
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sun 11/01/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 11/07/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 11/08/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 11/14/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 11/15/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 11/21/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 11/22/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 11/28/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 11/29/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Hayrides & Sleigh Rides
Dec
5-27
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sat 12/05/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/06/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 12/12/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 12/26/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/27/2015  12pm-4pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Pile into our straw-filled wagon for a rustic ride pulled by a team of our draft horses or a scenic ride pulled by our tractor! If there's enough snow (a minimum base layer of 6 to 8 inches), enjoy an old-fashioned sleigh ride instead. All rides (public or charter) are wheelchair accessible & subject to change to tractor-drawn at any time. Contact the Farm Office if you should have any questions at 248-684-8632.

Public Weekend Rides - Hayrides are available for families and individuals without an appointment noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays & some holidays (weather permitting).

  • Adult - $5
  • Senior (62+) - $3
  • Child 3-12 years - $3
  • Child 2 years & younger FREE 

Chartered Group Rides - Day and evening group rides are available for private charter.  To schedule, please call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 a minimum of 10 days in advance. The wagons can accommodate approximately 20 passengers per ride.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.
 

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Snacks with Santa
Dec
13-20
Type Kensington Farm Center
When / Where Sun 12/13/2015  10:30am  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/13/2015  12pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/13/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 12/19/2015  10:30am  Kensington Metropark
Sat 12/19/2015  12pm  Kensington Metropark
Sat 12/19/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/20/2015  10:30am  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/20/2015  12pm  Kensington Metropark
Sun 12/20/2015  2pm  Kensington Metropark
Location Kensington Metropark
Description

Saturday & Sundays, December 13, 19, & 20 (Advance Registration Required)

Tickets are $10 each, times selected at purchase.*

A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets and jingle bells), snacks (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee) and, most importantly, a visit with Santa by our Christmas tree! Tickets are $10 per person; everyone is required to have a ticket, regardless of age.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, November 7, at the Park Office, 8 am, and are in person only. Phone sales will begin Sunday, November 8 at 8 am, and may be purchased with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover. Tickets can not be held; they must be paid for at the time of request.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $30 annually for regular admission, $20 annually for seniors or $7 daily.

 

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