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Cranbrook Park

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Hours and​ Rules

Open​ 6 a.m. - midnight with quiet hours starting at 10 p.m. Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules. Contact park​ rentals for policies and rules related to rentals and special uses. Visitors must always refer to posted park signage in the park. Smoking is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.  ​


Cranbrook Park is a 17 acre park nestled between several housing developments. There are two pedestrian entrances on Oakbrook Drive​ and another on Main Street. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas map for location context. The park provides a sprawling green space with open fields and wooded natural areas. The park also contain​s a play area, half basketball court, picnic tables, ​an accessible asphalt trail through the park and a pedestrian bridge connecting to the Main Street entrance. There is no parking at the park.​

Access and Parking

There is no parking available at Cranbrook Park. There are three pedestrian entrances to the park: two on Oakbrook Drive and one on Main Street. There are sidewalks along ​Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Oakbrook Drive and Main Street, so the park is accessible on foot from a variety of directions. The park is near the Cranbrook Village mall.

Public Transp​​​​ortation

There are bus stops next​ to park entrances on South Main Street and West Oakbrook Drive​.​ Visit The Ride for closest stops and route details or check out the parks ride guide. ​​

​Using a phone? - Click for a GPS Tracker and Wayfinding Map

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  • Picnic tables and benches

  • Landfill receptacle (near playground)

  • Tennis court

  • Half basketball court

  • Playground with two structures

  • Paved paths with winter maintenance and unpaved trails throughout park


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 with many​​​ levels​ of commitment.

Report a P​roblem - 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 hard​​ 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. Users can also​ utilize the pin (website) or X (mobile app) feature to provide specific location information inside the park. Please consider including a wide angle photo, which helps staff find and fix the problem. ​​​​​​​​​​

Gifts a​nd Donations

Information on donating to the parks and the Guide to Giving can be found here. If you have a park improvement idea, 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.  ​​​


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

The first parcel of land that became the park was acquired in 1984. Additional parcels were added in 1989, 1995 and 2009. Since 1986, Woodland Meadows, Oakbrook Condos and Oakbrook Villas developments have also contributed land and improvements to ​Cranbrook Park. Learn more about the land acquisition and development here​.​

Active​​ Adopters

A local Girl Scout troop has partnered with Adopt-a-Park to work on various projects in Cranbrook Park. In 2018, the troop submitted a special project proposal to build five house wren birdhouses and installed them in the park. The birdhouses have been a great hit with the birds! The troop also painted and stenciled the park’s benches and picnic tables for a pop of color! ​



If you are interested in volunteering at Cranbr​ook Park, let us know! Email [email protected] or call 734.794.6445​.

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