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Folkstone Park

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​​​​​​​​​​​Park ​​​Address: 1500 N Folkstone Ct, Ann Arbor MI 48105​​​​

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Hours and Rules

Open 6 a.m. - midnight with quiet hours starting​ at 10 p.m. Unless otherwise posted, no person shall ​enter a closed park​ 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. Smoking is prohibited, ​and dogs must be on leash.  ​


Folkstone Park is a small 3 acre forested nature area​ in the northeast of Ann Arbor. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas map for location context. Trails cross through the park and connect it to Greenbrier Park​ to the north. This park contains a good ​example of the oak-hickory forests that once filled this area. There is a small wetland within the forest. ​The understory of this forest is rich with rue anemone, bladdernut, Virginia waterleaf and blue stemmed goldenrod. Within the forest is a small wetland, a nice place to look for frogs in the spring. 

Access and Parking​

Access to the park is from Folkstone Court off Larchmont Drive, near Green Road. Street parking is available along Folkstone Court.

The park is accessible on foot and bicycle by walking and riding along the neighborhood streets. There are sidewalks along Folkstone and the surrounding streets. Nearby Green Road has bike lanes and a sidewalk.

Folkstone Park is bordered by Greenbrier Park to the north. The park is a short walk from Windemere Park​ and Glacier Highlands Park.​

Public Transportation

The nearest bus​ s​​top​​ is on Green Road and is about a 5 ​minute walk from the park. 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​​



  • Unpaved trail (connections to Traver Courts Apartments and Greenbrier Park​)

  • Picnic table

  • Landfill receptacle (near main entrance)


There are many​ opportunities for volunteering and getting engaged with the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services Unit. Natural Area Preservation has volunteer opportunities to help protect and restore Ann Arbor’s natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic within the community.​​​​​​

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 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 ​and Donations 

Information on donating to the parks and the Guide to Giving can be found he​re​. For projects in natural areas, Natural Area Preservation​ will guide you and provide project guidelines unique to natural areas.​​​​

Park H​istory​​

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​.​​​

As the area south of Greenbrier Park developed, Folkstone was dedicated to preserve the woods in the area.​​​​

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