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Cloverdale Park

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​​​​​​​​​ Park Address: 549 Cloverdale Rd, Ann Arbor MI 48105​

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Hours and Rules

Open 6 a.m.-midnight with quiet hours beginning at 10 p.m. Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules. Smoking is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.  ​

Overview​​

Cloverdale Park is a neighborhood park on Cloverdale Road located in the area just west of Pontiac Trail and Manor Drive, on the north side of Ann Arbor. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas Map​ for location context. The park is 1.75 acres in size. This park features a play area, picnic table and basketball court. The park is hilly and green with trees providing plentiful shade. The park has connections to the Huron Parkway access, sometimes referred to as the Missing Link, a wooded green space set aside in the 1950's for future road access that was never used. 

Access and Parking

There is street parking along the park's edge on Cloverdale Road. Refer to posted signage regarding parking rules and restrictions.​

The park is accessible by foot and bicycle using the surrounding neighborhood streets. ​Nearby Pontiac Trail has bike lanes and sidewalks.

The park is a short walk from Huron Highlands Park​, Onder Nature Area, Leslie Park, and Black Pond Woods Nature Area​.​

Public Transportation: There is a bus stop​ on Pontiac Trail, less than a 5 minute walk from the park. ​​Visit The Ride for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide. ​​

Amenities

  • Playground with structure and swings, view asset map​ for amenity locations
  • Picnic table and benches​
  • Full basketball court
  • Paved paths
  • Landfill receptacle





Volunteer 

There are many opportunities for volunteering and getting engaged with the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services Unit. GIVE 365 and the seasonal Adopt-a-Park Program offer volunteer opportunities ranging from a 90-minute commitment to a more long term ongoing role. If you are feeling the call to volunteer or give some time, reach out or explore the websites above to see what’s upcoming or how to get involved. 


Report a Problem - A2 Fix It 

To report any maintenance issues or other problem during your park visit, please report through A2Fix It​. Keep in mind that parks are large spaces and A2 Fix It requests can be difficult to find without detailed information. When reporting an issue in a park please include location details. There is a details and description section near the end of the request process to help you provide this. In addition, users can utilize the pin (website) or X (mobile app) feature to provide specific location information inside the park. Finally, please consider including a wide angle photo or include background landmarks, which helps staff find and fix the problem. ​​​​​​


Gifts and Donations

Information on donating to the parks and the Guide to Giving can be found here. Alternatively if you have a special project or park improvement idea that you want to donate your time and energy toward, a great place to start is through Adopt-a-Park and the proposing a special park project​ guide. For information on donating a tree through Adopt-a-Park, the tree donation guide​​​​​​​ can help you get started.


History​

Ann Arbor's city parks sit on the ancestral and traditional homelands of several indigenous Native peoples. Read a land acknowledg​ement​​ from the city and learn more about the early history of the land here​.​

Cloverdale Park and Huron Highlands Park​ were acquired by the city in 1960, when the development of the surrounding neighborhood was approved. The playground at Cloverdale was constructed in 1999, a year after public input had been solicited regarding developing the park. A variety of trees were planted in the park in 2000, after a neighborhood controversy​ over trees that had been cut down in the park.​


Updated August​ 2022. Email [email protected] for incorrect/outdated information.​​​​​​​​​​​