|3902 E. Delhi, Ann Arbor, MI 48103|
|Park Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Park Fees: $10 Daily or Annual Vehicle Pass DETAILS|
Nestled in a quiet bend of the Huron River, Delhi Metropark offers natural beauty to enjoy. You’ll find mature stands of oak trees, open lawns and well-maintained ecosystems along the water that herons, turtles and deer call home. Come relax in the fresh air with family and friends under our picnic shelter or give kids the space to explore on our playground. Start a bike ride from the park or explore the river by canoe or kayak.
Your Huron-Clinton Metroparks are committed to removing barriers, creating and improving access and increasing recreational opportunities for all. As we look to the future, we will develop, update and improve facilities to meet or exceed ADA requirements – and look for ways to remove barriers to access so that individuals of all abilities have equitable access to Metroparks facilities, programs, services and activities. Click here to learn more about accessibility and how to request an accommodation at your Metroparks.
We’re adding new accessible picnic tables and grills to several picnic shelters throughout the park system. Work continues on installation of new concrete grill pads and securing picnic tables in arrangements that allow for unobstructed movement around them. Picnic shelter rental information will be updated on our website as changes are made.
The fenced in playground at East Delhi has play features for ages 2-5 and 5-12 year old’s. A paved walk connects the parking lot to the engineered wood fiber (wood mulch) safety surfacing. Playground features include tot swings, belt swings, parallel bars, four-person seesaw, spring rocker and a ship themed structure with transfer station. Shaded seating areas are adjacent to the playground.
Ride over to Delhi Metropark to experience one of the great cycling routes in Michigan. Start pedaling here and follow Huron River Drive all the way to Ann Arbor.
Canoeing and Kayaking
Unwind for a few hours canoeing or kayaking the Huron River, one of the state’s designated natural river corridors. The gently flowing waters of the Huron River are suitable for all skill levels and has been designated as the 18th trail of the National Water Trail System.
Delhi Metropark offers two launches for canoes and kayaks. West Delhi provides the opportunity to launch upstream of the class II rapids, but is mainly used as a takeout after travelling from Hudson Mills Metropark upstream. East Delhi provides the opportunity to launch near the Delhi Bridge below the rapids. Paddlers can also use Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery as a portage around the rapids as well.
Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery is available for canoe, kayak and tube rentals. Click here to learn more or make a reservation.
Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery
Canoe, kayak and tubing trips, starting at either Hudson Mills or Dexter-Huron Metropark and ending at Delhi Metropark, can be arranged from Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery in Delhi Metropark. The canoe livery is open daily from May through Labor Day, weather and river conditions permitting.
Click here to learn more and reserve online.
Bring your fishing rod and tackle box and cast your line in the crisp waters of the Huron River surrounded by serene woodlands and riverside wildlife. Common catches include smallmouth and largemouth bass. This area is well known for fly fishing as well as shoreline fishing.
A valid Michigan Fishing License or Sportsperson’s License is required for all anglers age 17 and up.
Relax under the shade of trees or under the North Picnic Shelter with family and friends. A children’s playground with swings, slides and public restrooms are conveniently located near the shelter.
Reunions, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays and any other way your family gets together – make your event more eventful with the Metroparks! Our shelter allows you to bring your own food or catering, add bounce houses, music and so much more.
Save some money – we’re offering weekday rentals at half price. Prices are already reflected online in our online booking tool.
- All groups, regardless of size, are encouraged to pre-register to use a picnic shelter. Groups of 50 or more, those bringing in special equipment or hosting a special event are required to make reservations in advance.
- Any vehicle driving off-road must obtain an off-road permit from the Hudson Mills Metropark Office on the day of the picnic.
- Park entry fees are not included in the shelter reservation fee.
Climb, swing and slide your way into a day of fun at Delhi Metropark. Restrooms and picnic shelter are located near by.
Round up the team for a game of softball on one of two softball diamonds. Contact the Hudson Mills Metropark Office at (734) 426-8211 to reserve the fields for club or league use.
When not reserved, the field is open for informal use.