Kilburn Park


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Kilburn Park is a 2 acre neighborhood park ​​on the corner of Dunwoodie Road and Kilburn Park Circle on the northeast ​​side of Ann Arbor​. View the Ann Arbor Parks & Natu​re Areas Map​ for location context. The park contains​a playground, a bench, two picnic tables and a grassy field that makes up much​ of the park. Kilburn Park is a great place to spend a quiet afternoon and have a picnic. While you're at the park, take a moment to check out one of Ann Arbor's Champion Trees,​​ ​a white oak in the small wooded area near the playground.

Park Notices

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.

Park Hours

6 a.m. – Midnight



Paved Path




Picnic Tables​​


Trash & Recycling​



Access and Parking

There is no​ parking alongside the park as it is tucked inside a private neighborhood. ​The nearest public street parking is located at Gettysburg Road, where you can walk across Green​​ at the crosswalk to access the park. ​​Refer to ​posted signage regarding street parking rules and restrictions.​

The park can be reached on foot and bicycle by using the neighborhood streets. The surrounding streets have sidewalks. Nearby Gr​een Road has sidewalks and bike lanes​. There are no bike racks at the park.​

Kilburn is only a short walk from several other city parks including Oakwoods Nature AreaArbor Hills Nature Area​, and Sugarbush Park​.​​


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Public Transportation

There is a bu​s stop on Green Road at Kilburn Park Circle, about a three minute walk from the park. Visit The​​Ride for closest stops and route details or check out the parks ride guide.  ​


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 a​bout the early history of the land here.​​

The City of Ann Arbor acquired the land now known as Kilburn Park from Guenther Building Co. in 1996. Over the next several years, improvements were made to the park including the addition of the play structure in 2001.​

Active Adopters

Park neighbors are active in caring for the park's two beautiful gardens and advocating for improvements. You will find a variety of flowers in the gardens including beautiful peonies in early summer! Adopt-a-Park hosts a spring volunteer workday in partnership with the neighborhood to mulch trees, weed the playground and tend to the gardens. Reach out to [email protected] or 734.794.6445 if you are interested in learning more.

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