Berkshire Creek Nature Area

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Overview

Berkshire Creek Nature Area is a 5.32 ac​re natural area off of Huron Parkway just north of Washtenaw Avenue. View the Ann Arbor Parks & Nature Areas Map for location context. The park is undeveloped and contains a mature oak-hickory forest and approximately 120 species of native plants. ​Particularly interesting species found within are green dragon, richweed and trillium. ​​​

Park Notices

Unless otherwise posted per City Council resolution, when a park is closed, no person shall remain in or enter it other than to quietly sit or walk.​

Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules.

Park Hours

6 a.m. – Midnight


 
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Access and Parking

Berkshire Creek Nature Area is located off Huron Parkway behind Whole Foods and Berkshire Creek condos and is accessible from Warwick Drive on the west edge of the park. Warwick is a dirt road and there is room for about two cars to park at the end of the street. There is street parking along Glenwood Road north of Warwick, a very short walk from the park access. Refer to posted signage regarding parking rules and restrictions.

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Public Transportation

The nearest bus stop is on Washtenaw Avenue near Glenwood, less than a 5-minute walk from the park. Visit TheRide for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide.

History​​​

Berkshire Creek Nature Area was acquired by the City of Ann Arbor in 2004 to aid in the restoration of adjacent Mallett's Creek.  Read a Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Newsletters highlighting Berkshire Creek Nature Area:

2008 Park Focus: Berkshire Creek Nature Area by Bonnie Wessler

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