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Find Accessible Amenities & Equipment Across the Parks

The Metroparks are dedicated to providing enjoyable experiences for visitors of all abilities. We consider accessibility in all new projects and renovations, and many facilities already have accessible options for visitors of varying abilities. As you plan your visit, please…

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World Wetlands Day: Protecting Our Wetlands

February 2, 2024 By Steve Dishman, Interpreter February 2nd marks World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day was first celebrated in 1997 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The convention, held in 1971, met to designate…

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Salty roads, salty waterways: reducing salt use in winter 

January 31, 2024 By Erin Parker, Interpretive Services Supervisor Michigan’s salty season has arrived with ice, snow, and a challenging combination of bitterly cold, and even warm, wet temperatures making our roadways and pedestrian pathways slick and potentially dangerous. Along…

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