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Kensington Metropark

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An Oasis in Livingston County

THis park has something for everyone - from Kayaking, Swimming, hiking, biking, picnicking just to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Detroit, Michigan
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So much to do at this large, beautiful, well staffed park

The beautiful nature trails make this my favorite metropark. Pets are not allowed on the nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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This public park will give you a list of birds to be spotted on its grounds.
2240 W Buno Rd, Milford, MI 48380-4410
+1 800-477-3178
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THis park has something for everyone - from Kayaking, Swimming, hiking, biking, picnicking just to name a few things. We have used this park to take our grand kids biking, hiking and kayaking and have used this park for hiking and fishing. Due to some...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MikeGDTW
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful nature trails make this my favorite metropark. Pets are not allowed on the nature trails. Please do not feed the wildlife - especially the Sandhill cranes. The farm is great for the kids and there is a cafe for refreshments/light lunch. Boat rentals....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to go here a lot as a kid and this place never seems to disappoint. My most recent visit was in the beginning of June 2019 when I went to look for the crane that was raising a gosling. Though I never saw...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Darlene L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for joggers, boaters, swimmers, picnickers and nature lovers. The woods and lakes are beautiful and the curvy, hilly roads are well maintained and aesthetically laid out. Being seniors with mobility issues we had to content ourselves with a slow drive through this...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Gorton54
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Someone decided to scan the passes at the metro parks. It now takes twice as long to get into the park and we haven’t hit a holiday weekend yet. In the past if you had a pass you got waved through now they actually stand...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Simkopo3
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Lots of well maintained paved paths for running/ biking. Can get a little confusing if you bike in rather than drive and asking for directions is pointless-- even the park officers struggled to help me find the right exit. Lots to see and the kayaking...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jilaine L
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful place to hike and just roam around. Birds so close to you. Nature abound. Deer spotted everywhere. Water and trails make for a beautiful sun set.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kathaviland
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Love this park and the fact it makes some of the nature paths only available to hikers eliminating bikers and joggers. Keeping them to only foot traffic maintains the peace and beauty of the walk while allowing you to see so much wildlife. Today we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nah1963
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Kensington is a great park with fabulous paths for walking, running or biking. There are a number of parking lots to begin your journey, a full walk around is about 8 miles. Take your own water-there are some fountains at the restroom stops, but you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dawn1216
Reviewed November 14, 2018

No matter what the season is...there are many things to enjoy here...walking, riding bikes, swimming, bird watching, visit the farm, ice skate, just driving in it is wonderful. Very glad it’s a park and not a subdivision of homes. Love this park!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maladybug
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August 3, 2018|
Response from BopBop779 | Reviewed this property |
They close at 10:00 pm
July 1, 2017|
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Response from inspgbaker | Reviewed this property |
I wouldnt call it clean. theres lots of sea weed, but many folks swim in it all the time. They do have showers and changing rooms.
Lorna K
June 30, 2016|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
Leash required. No pets allowed on any of the nature trails. on the west side of the park loop for obvious reasons...don't scare the wildlife. Also not allowed at the children's petting farm. The 8 mile asphalt path, picnic... More