Parks & Recreation

Wayne County Parks News

Nankin Mills Interpretive Center
Due to COVID-19, the Nankin Mills Interpretive Center remains closed to visitors. There is a walk-up window for residents to register for the dog park or purchase a metal detector permit. The front desk will be open from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.

Wayne County Parks Dog Park
The Wayne County Parks Dog Park is now open and we are accepting applications for new members. Click HERE for the dog park rules and membership application form.

Connecting the Rouge Website
Connecting the Rouge is a regional planning effort led by Wayne County Parks that will connect communities along the Rouge River with access to existing and planned trails on Hines Drive, the Lower Rouge Greenway and the Rouge River Gateway. Please visit for more information or check out our informational flyer HERE.

Interested in learning about the Wayne County Parks Strategic Plan? Click HERE to view the plan!

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2020 Wayne County Lightfest
2020 Wayne County Lightfest
11/25/2020 7:00 PM - 12/31/2020 10:00 PM
The Lightfest is back with new displays for 2020!
Virtual Reindeer Run, Walk or Roll event
Virtual Reindeer Run, Walk or Roll event
12/1/2020 3:18 PM - 12/31/2020 5:18 PM
Join us for an inclusive Virtual Reindeer Run, Walk or Roll holiday event!