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8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter, MI 48130
(734) 426-8211
Park Hours: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Park Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Park Fees: $10 Daily or Annual Vehicle Pass DETAILS

Discover the best of the Huron River at Hudson Mills Metropark. This park features some of the most picturesque spots on the Huron and is popular with anglers, hikers and paddlers alike. Spend your day navigating the greens of our 18-hole, par-71 golf course or spin by to play two 24-hole disc golf courses. Hikers and bikers have access to well-maintained trails that connect to downtown Dexter and sports enthusiasts will find plenty of space to play ball. In winter, our cross-country ski trails provide great ways to stay fit.  

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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. 

HOW ACCESSIBLE ARE YOUR METROPARKS? We want your input on what accessible features are most important to you. Click here to learn more and take the survey.

Activity Center

Click here to learn more about accessibility at the Activity Center.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Rapids View launch site and picnic area is equipped with new upper parking lot and designated trailer parking spaces, a turnaround drop-off for paddlers, overall launch renovations including accessibility features, picnic area and river overlook renovations, and more for visitors to enjoy.

Golf Cart 

An accessible golf cart is available when playing a round at the Hudson Mills Metropark golf course. Reservations can be made by calling the course, 734-426-0466, a minimum of 24 hours in advance. 

Hike-Bike Trail

The paved Hike-Bike Trail at Hudson Mills Metropark is also part of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail and Washtenaw County’s Border-to-Border Trail. The 3-mile loop has a few small hills and two bridge crossings. Dogs are allowed on the trails, but must be on a 6-foot leash at all times.

Click here to view Hike-Bike Trail Guide.

Nature Trail

Traverse the 2-mile aggregate Acorn Nature Trail with minimal elevation changes year-round. Pets, bicycles, and running on the trail is prohibited.

Click here to view the Acorn Trail Guide.

Picnic Shelters 

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 playground located near the Activity Center has play areas for kids ages 2-5 and 5-12. All equipment is on engineered wood fiber (wood mulch) safety surfacing. Playground features include tot swings, belt swings, spring rockers, climbing structures and transfer stations. A crawl through tunnel and natural rock features are located in the adjacent turf area. Benches are located around the play area.

An accessible golf cart is available at the Hudson Mills Metropark golf course.
Hudson Mills Events

What are you doing this week? This weekend? All year long? If you’re not sure, you’ve come to the right spot! Your Huron-Clinton Metroparks offer hundreds of events and program all year long, so you’ll never run out of things to do. You’ll find glorious nature AND classes, crafting, concerts, competitions – and that’s just the C’s. They’re your Metroparks. See more and do more all year long. Explore Hudson Mills’ events below.


From nature hikes to fireworks, Movies in the Park to meeting the Dairy cows – Explore the calendar to find and register for upcoming events and programs.

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