Metropark News

Live life Adventurously at the Go Ape! Zipline and Treetop Adventure - Opening April 15th at Stony Creek Metropark

If you’re ready for a totally unique outdoor experience, its time to Go Ape! Way more than just zip lines, Go Ape is a 2-3-hour journey through the forest canopy as you take on suspended obstacles, Tarzan swings and breathtaking zip lines – all with an incredible view.

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75 Years of Making Memories

The Metroparks are proud to play a special part in the lives of so many southeast Michigan residents. As we honor our 75th year, we want to celebrate the Metroparks experiences you’ve enjoyed with family and friends. Please share your stories, photos and memories with us.

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Recreation Plan Survey

HCMA is conducting a parks and recreation needs survey to inform the development of our 2018-2022 Recreation Plan. While the survey process will include a representative sampling of residents reflecting the diversity of the five-county Metroparks service area, we want as much feedback as possible! Please consider taking 10-15 minutes to complete our survey by March 3rd.

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Metroparks Takes Important Step to Conserve Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

Metroparks Takes Important Step to Conserve Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Ryan Colliton, HCMA Stewardship Coordinator In September of 2016, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake was listed as threatened…

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Winter Nature Notes: Maple Sugaring

To me, maple sugaring is the first sweet taste of spring. Weeks before the snow melts and the first leaf buds, maple trees begin to shake off their winter dormancy. As winter ends, the cycle of night time freezing temperatures and daytime thawing temperatures triggers the maple’s sap to begin flowing.

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Importance of Leisure & Recreation for Health

The holidays are over. The days are getting longer. New year’s resolutions are in full swing. Statistics show that the top two changes Americans want to make, in 2017, are to improve their overall health and improve their overall lives.

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Hudson Mills Master Plan & Natural Resources Public Input Meetings

This first public meeting is an informal open house, designed to give attendees the opportunity to learn about the planning process and express general opinions…

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Metroparks collecting toys for ‘Toys for Tots’

Add special meaning to your next visit to a Huron-Clinton Metropark – drop off a new, unwrapped toy to brighten a child’s Christmas through the Toys for Tots program.

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Giving Tuesday

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

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Free Entry to Huron-Clinton Metroparks on Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Michigan has a rich history in military service to our nation, our states, and our communities. In gratitude, The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will waive vehicle entry…

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Free Field Trips and a Ride for classes or Free Professional Training for teachers

Huron-Clinton Metroparks is excited to partner with the Four County Community Foundation by receiving a “Get Out and Learn” grant. This grant provides funding for a FREE teacher workshop and for FREE student field trip with transportation for schools in Almont, Armada, Capac, Dryden, Imlay City or Romeo.

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Fall Golf Rates At Huron-Clinton Metropark Courses

Fall golf rates are now in effect at all eight Huron-Clinton Metropark regulation golf courses. Call the Huron-Clinton Metroparks golf line at 1-800-23-GOLF-4, or call the golf courses direct to reserve a tee time.

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Anticipated Metropark Golf Season Closing Dates

The following dates are based upon the golf courses being open for play. Any changes in weather, ground conditions or amount of play, may result in an earlier closing date.

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2017 Metroparks Permits On Sale November 1st - Earlier At Select Events

Are you looking for a great gift or do you want to get the jump on 2017? Beginning, November 1st all 2017 Metropark Annual Permits will go on sale. Give the gift of unlimited access to 13 Metroparks in five counties.

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Howell Melon Festival - Steam Train Rides - Sponsored By Huron-clinton Metro Parks - Presented By The Steam Railroading Institute

The Metroparks will be attending and sponsoring Steam Train Rides at the upcoming Howell Melon Festival!

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Wolcott Mill Metropark - Master Plan Public Meeting

At this meeting, voice general opinions about your park experience. At the next meeting, provide feedback on master plan ideas. Children are encouraged to participate.

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Lower Huron Metropark - Master Plan Open House

At this meeting, voice general opinions about your park experience. At the next meeting, provide feedback on master plan ideas. Children are encouraged to participate.

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Media Advisory: Fireworks Cancellation (Indian Springs)

Due to dry weather conditions, the fireworks show at Indian Springs Metropark in White Lake, MI has been cancelled. The show was scheduled for Thursday,…

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Stony Creek - Trippo Water Slide

The Trippo Water Slide has arrived – and it’s MASSIVE! 50 feet high – 245 feet long! You can only find the Trippo Slide at Stony Creek Metropark and in Perth, Australia! Single rides cost $2.00 or you can grab an all day, unlimited thrills wristband for only $10.00 per person.

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Stony Creek Metropark Master Plan Public Meeting

On April 2nd, you voiced your general opinions about your park experience. Now provide your feedback
on our master plan ideas. Children are encouraged to participate.

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Wolcott Mill Metropark Master Plan Open House

At this meeting, voice general opinions about your park experience. At the next meeting, provide feedback on master plan ideas. Children are encouraged to participate.

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2016 Surplus Auction

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks’ annual auction of surplus used vehicles, equipment and supplies is coming soon.

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