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Weight Limits for Hines Drive Bridges

Wayne County Parks has been informed by MDOT that no vehicles weighing more than 3 tons can travel along Hines Drive due to weight restrictions on the bridges. This includes school busses, garbage trucks and dump trucks. The Wayne County Weigh Master will be monitoring the traffic and issuing warnings/tickets to vehicles that are over three tons.


UPCOMING PROGRAMS IN WAYNE COUNTY PARKS
The Wayne County Parks 2018 Special Events and Interpretive Programs brochure is now available. Click HERE to view the brochure!

In 2017, Wayne County Parks completed its Strategic Master Plan. Click HERE to review the entire plan.

Wayne County Parks has a variety of programs available for all ages!


Saturday in the Park continues each Saturday through September 29. Hines Drive will be closed to car traffic for six miles (from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail) each Saturday from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM for the public to run, walk, skate or cycle safely! Parking is available at Helms Haven Park and at Nankin Mills Park.

The Great American Camp Out has been rescheduled for August 11-12 at Nankin Mills Interpretive Center in Westland due to the rainy forecast. Call (734) 261-1990 for fees and to pre-register for this event.

The Dog Park Ice Cream Social will be held on Sunday, July 1 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Hawthorne Ridge Park in Westland. There will be games, a costume contest and of course, ice cream for the dogs and their owners! Pre-registration is required by calling (734) 261-1990.

For inofrmation about any of the events above, please call Wayne County Parks at (734) 261-1990.

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Saturday in the Park
Saturday in the Park
5/5/2018 9:00 AM -
Enjoy running, walking or biking without worrying about traffic during the Saturday in the Park program.
Dog Park Ice Cream Social
Dog Park Ice Cream Social
7/1/2018 2:00 PM - 7/1/2018 5:00 PM
Your favorite pup will love attending this 4th of July themed event at the Wayne County Parks Dog Park!
Mud Day
Mud Day
7/10/2018 11:00 AM - 7/10/2018 1:00 PM
Combine tons of mud with water and you have created every child's fantasy!
Motown on the River
Motown on the River
7/28/2018 2:00 PM - 7/28/2018 9:00 PM
Head down to Elizabeth Park to hear the sweet sounds of Motown!
Jazz on the River
Jazz on the River
8/4/2018 1:00 PM - 8/5/2018 9:00 PM
Bring your blankets and chairs and get ready to tap your feet to the beat of cool jazz!
Great American Camp Out
Great American Camp Out
8/11/2018 4:00 PM - 8/12/2018 10:00 AM
Bring your tents and sleeping bags to Nankin Mills Park for a night of camping in Hines Park!