Park Address: 1705 Linwood Ave, Ann Arbor MI 48103
Hours and Rules
Open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules. Smoking is prohibited, alcohol is prohibited, fireworks are prohibited and dogs must be on leash.
Maryfield Wildwood Park is a 4.55-acre neighborhood park between Westwood, Linwood and Maryfield. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas map for location context. The park contains a nicely shaded play area, half basketball court, picnic tables and benches, posts for a volleyball court, a water fountain, and a neighborhood backstop with open fields on the western end. The park features a wooded ravine with a woodchip trail running through the center that connects to Wildwood Street. Wooden stairs provide access to the ravine from Wildwood Street. The trail is also accessible from the mowed park area on the west side of the park.
Access and Parking
There is street parking on Linwood Avenue, Westwood Avenue, Wildwood Avenue and Maryfield Drive. Pay attention to posted signs, parking is only allowed on one side of the street on Westwood and Maryfield.
The park is accessible on foot and bicycle by walking and riding through the neighborhood streets. There is a bike rack near the playground. There are bike lanes on nearby Dexter Avenue.
Public Transportation: The nearest stop is on Dexter Avenue, less than a five minute walk away.
There are ongoing and limitless 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. Natural Area Preservation also has volunteer opportunities that support their mission to protect and restore Ann Arbor's natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic among its citizens. 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.
Report a Problem - 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 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.
In 2001, the wooden staircase that leads down to the ravine was built and dedicated to Bruce Folske.
Updated September 2021. Email [email protected] for incorrect/outdated information.