Activities

The 13 individual Metroparks that comprise the Huron-Clinton Metroparks each offer a variety of acitivities that are tailored to families and individuals throughout the year.

For more information on the wide array of activities available at your local Metropark, please click the options below.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Enjoy a three-mile canoe excursion at Dexter-Huron Metropark. The smooth, tranquil waters of the Huron River make this an excellent location for all skill levels. Observe belted kingfishers, great blue herons, and other waterfowl as you glide past tree-lined shores. Canoe trips finish at Delhi Metropark. A deposit is required. Rental available May 1 through Labor Day, weather and river conditions permitting. We also offer weekend operation during April, September, and October. Reservations are required.

Contact Skip’s Canoe Livery at (734) 769-8686 or the Hudson Mills Metropark office at (734) 426-8211 for more information.

Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery
3780 Delhi Court
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Fishing

Bring your fishing rod and tackle box and cast your line in the crisp, morning water of the Huron River. A serene, natural setting and ample wildlife complete your experience. Common catches include smallmouth and largemouth bass. The area is well-known for fly-fishing, and there are good spots for shoreline fishing as well.

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Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment.

Geocaches are located throughout the Huron-Clinton Metroparks. If you wish to place a cache within a Metropark, see the rules, regulations, and site permit application.

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Picnicking

Complete your day at Dexter-Huron Metropark with lunch or supper at the park. The 122-acre remote site is a peaceful haven for an outdoor meal with friends or family. Choose between three picnic shelters and shady picnic areas for meals. Swings, slides, and a baseball diamond are available. Walk the six-circle labyrinth for a peaceful experience. Most parking areas are near the river, providing easy access for kayakers and canoeists. For reservation information call Hudson Mills Metropark at (734) 426-8211.

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