Parks & Recreation

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.

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.

Crosswinds Marsh is also offering the following programs this month:
Crosswinds Canoeing on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Weed Wackers on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 AM - Noon (Pre-registration required by calling (734) 654-1220)
Nature Through a Lens on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 AM - Noon (Pre-registration required by calling (734) 654-1220)
*For more information about the above programs, please click HERE or call (734) 654-1220.

Heroes on Hines will take place on September 29, 2018 at Nankin Mills Park in Westland. Sign up today for the 5k or half marathon at

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!
Hobby Day at Crosswinds Marsh
Hobby Day at Crosswinds Marsh
8/11/2018 9:00 AM - 8/11/2018 1:00 PM
Hobby Day is all about trying something new!
Somewhere in Time
Somewhere in Time
9/16/2018 11:00 AM - 9/16/2018 5:00 PM
Bring the entire family to enjoy Elizabeth Park as the park is transformed back to the 1920's!
Native American Heritage Day
Native American Heritage Day
9/22/2018 1:00 PM - 9/22/2018 5:00 PM
Join us to experience the culture of Michigan's First People at this FREE event for the entire family!
Barktoberfest at the Dog Park
Barktoberfest at the Dog Park
9/23/2018 2:00 PM - 9/23/2018 5:00 PM
You and your pup will love this new event at the Wayne County Parks Dog Park!
Heroes on Hines
Heroes on Hines
9/29/2018 8:00 AM - 9/29/2018 12:00 PM
Help us commemorate the 5th annual Heroes on Hines Half Marathon and 5k Run!