Longshore Park



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Longshore Park​ is ​​on Longshore Drive, just across the street from the Argo Canoe Livery and Argo Park & Nature Area​. The park is 2.25 acres in size and offers a great view of the river. The park contains a playground with picnic tables sitting at the top of the hill, connected by an accessible asphalt path from Longshore. The remainder of the park is open grass fields. The park has a stand of trees providing shade and includes sugar maples and black cherries among other trees.

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




Bike Rack


Picnic Tables​​


Trash & Recycling​



Access and Parking

There is a paved path entrance to the park in the southeast corner of the park, off of Longshore Drive. The western side of the park is open to the road. There is also a path connection to the apartments bordering the park on the north.

There are multiple parking lots at the Argo Canoe Livery. There is street parking next​​ to the park along part of Longshore Drive. Parking is often full during the summer as the livery is very popular. During this time there may be no available parking within several blocks. View this Argo parking guide​ for details.

The park is accessible on foot and bicycle by using the surrounding streets. Part of Longshore Drive has a sidewalk. There is a bike rack at the park.​​

The park is a short walk from Argo Park & Nature Area​River​side Park​​,​ Fairv​​iew Cemetery, Beckley Park and Plymouth Parkway Park​.​


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Public Transportation

There is a bus stop​​ on Pontiac Trail, roughly a 5 minute walk from the park. ​​Visit TheRide for schedule 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.​​

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