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Learn about the nature and history of Washtenaw County through a naturalist-led hike or program. From Summer Butterflies to Tracks in the Snow, we offer programs for all ages and ability levels.
Learn, play, explore and discover with Washtenaw County Parks!
Be sure to check out our online calendar to see what adventures are happening in a park or preserve near you!
Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs for the young adventurer.
We offer two Historic Mills that are open to the public for tours. See the Calendar of Events for schedules.
Visit our Mill Tours page to learn more about Parker Mill, a pioneer grist mill, and Sharon Mills, one of Henry Ford’s Village Industry locations.
Programs are free for Washtenaw County residents, and more information can be found on our rates page.
ALL programs require pre-registration, and within the program description it will indicate how to register. Learn more on our registration page.
Kelsey Dehring (she/her)Parks NaturalistEmail KelseyPhone: 734-971-6337, ext 330
Shawn Severance (she/her)Parks NaturalistEmail ShawnPhone: 734-971-6337, ext 335
Elle Bogle (she/her)Parks NaturalistEmail Elle