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Foxfire East Park

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Address: 3100 Foxway Dr​​, Ann Arbor MI 48105​​​

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Hours and Rules

Open 6 a.m.-midnight with quiet hours beginning at 10 p.m. 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. Smoking is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.​


​Foxfire East Park is a 3.14-acre undeveloped natural area located on Dhu Varren Road at Omlesaad, in the northeast corner of the city. View the Ann Arbor Parks & Nature Areas Map for location context. It contains a shallow ravine and is seasonally quite wet. In the recent past, elms and ash were the dominant trees. The park borders the much larger Buttonbush Nature Area​ and is a short walk from Foxfire North Park.

Access​​ and Parking ​

The park is located along Foxway Drive​, and there is parking along the street.

The park is accessible on foot and bicycle using the surrounding neighborhood streets. Foxway has sidewalks.​ Nearby Dhu Varren Road has bike lanes and sidewalks but not between Omlesaad Drive and Birchwood Drive.

 Public Transportation: The near​est b​​​u​​s stop​​​​​ is on Dhu Varren at Omlesaad​​, less than a 5-minute walk from the park. ​​Visit The Ride for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide.​

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


There are ongoing and limitless opportunities for volunteering and getting engaged with the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services Unit. Natural Area Preservation has volunteer opportunities that support their mission to protect and restore Ann Arbor's natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic among within the community. If you are feeling the call to volunteer or give some time, reach out or explore the website above to see what’s upcoming or how to get involved.​​​​

Report a Probl​​em - A2 Fix It

To report any maintenance issues or other problem during your park visit, please report through A2Fix It. 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 Do​​nations 

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


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 here​.​​

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 Email [email protected] for incorrect/outdated information.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​