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  1. Benches
  2. Bicycles Allowed
  3. Bike Racks
  4. Birdwatching
  5. Dogs Allowed
  6. Landscape Gardens
  7. Non-motorized Vehicles Allowed
  8. Parking
  9. Picnic Shelter
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Playground
  12. Project Grow Gardens
  13. Restrooms (may be seasonal)
  14. Trails - Natural Ground, Unimproved
  15. Trails - Paved

Nelson Meade County Farm Park

Nelson Meade County Farm Park provides an opportunity for the whole family to experience nature on the east side of Ann Arbor. This 127 acre park is a wonderful natural area with a series of trails, gardens, and a farm-themed playground that is a local favorite! The land is steeped in county history, although there is little trace of its former uses, which include a poor house (1835), insane asylum (1837), and a hospital (1917).

The park also contains the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission's Administrative Offices, and the Field Operations Building

Park Highlights

  • Hiking trails
  • Exercise Trail with 18 fitness stations
  • Britton Woods Nature Area
  • Farm-themed playground
  • Perennial garden
  • Picnic Pavilions (first come first serve - no reservations)
  • Project Grow garden plots - call (734) 996-3169 for more information
There are two entrances to the park:
  1. The main entrance is accessed from Platt Road and is the closest to the playground, large pavilion, Project Grow Gardens, the perennial gardens, Administrative Offices, and Field Operations Building.
  2. The second entrance is accessed from Medford Road and provides close access to the Medford Pavilion and the Britton Woods.