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