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Wayne County Parks News

Picnic Permits
We are currently taking reservations for the 2021 picnic season, which runs May 1 - September 30, 2021. Click HERE for a complete information package.

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, picnic permits or purchase a metal detector permit. The front desk will be open from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday afternoons.

Wayne County Parks Dog Park
The Wayne County Parks dog park season runs May 1, 2021-April 30, 2022. Registration for the new season begins Monday, May 3, 2021 at the Nankin Mills Intpretive Center in Westland. Registration hours are Monday - Friday from 1:00 PM - 4:0 0 PM. Click HERE for the dog park rules and membership application form. Please note, you will need to bring copies of your city dog license and rabies/distemper vaccination records to register your dog.

The dog park will be closed for reseeding starting Monday, May 3, 2021 and will reopen on Monday, June 14, 2021.

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 www.connectingtherouge.org for more information or check out our informational flyer HERE.

WAYNE COUNTY PARKS STRATEGIC MASTER PLAN
Interested in learning about the Wayne County Parks Strategic Plan? Click HERE to view the plan!



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Saturday in the Park
Saturday in the Park
5/1/2021 9:00 AM - 9/25/2021 3:30 PM
Enjoy six miles of Hines Drive without vehicle traffic to run, walk or bike safely each Saturday from May through September.