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Kilburn Park

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​​Park Address: 3115 Kilburn Park Cir, Ann Arbor, M​I 48105

Access & Parkin​g           Amenit​ies            History           Ac​tive Adopters

Ho​​​​​​​urs and Rules

Open 6 a.m​.-midnight with quiet hours beginning at 10 p.m. Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regu​​lations and rules. Smoking is prohibited, alcohol is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash. ​

Overview

Kilburn Park is a 2-acre neighborhood park ​located 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 and two picnic tables, one by the play area and one in the grassy field that makes up much​ of the park. Kilburn Park is a great location 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 T​rees​, a white oak in the small wooded area near the playground.

Acces​s and Parking

There is no dedicated parking alongside the park as it is tucked inside a private neighborhood. ​The nearest public street parking is located at Gettysburg Road, where yo​u 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 Area to the northwest, Arbor Hills Nature Area​ to the southeast, and Sugarbush Park​ to the southwest across Green Road.​

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.  ​

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

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​ ​Amenities

  • Bench and picnic tables, view asset map​​ for amenity locations
  • Playground with structure
  • Paved path
  • Landfill receptacle​​


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Volunteer

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 ranging from a 90-minute commitment to a more long term ongoing role. If you are feeling the call to volunteer or give some time, reach out or explore the websites above to see what’s upcoming or how to get involved. ​

​​Repo​​rt​​​​ a Problem - A2 Fix It

​​To re​​​port 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 difficult 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. 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 Donations

Information on donating to the parks and the Guide to Giving can be found here. Alternatively if you have a special project or park improvement idea that you want to donate your time and energy toward, 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.

History

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 ab​out 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 helping to provide ongoing care at the park or would like to hear about upcoming volunteer activities.



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