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Mill Creek Park

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Park Address: 3000 Chelsea Cir, Ann Arbor MI 48108​​​​​

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Hours 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 regulations and rules. Smoking is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.  ​


Mill Creek Park is a small park, just under an acre, serving as a small grassy area in between two housing complexes on the south side of the city. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas map​ for location context. A small portion of the park runs along Mallett's Creek, which connects to a scenic pond at Mary Beth Doyle Park​. There are no paths, amenities or parking lots.​​

Access and Parking

There is no parking at the park. Parking is available at Buhr Park, which is about a five-minute walk from the park. There is a crosswalk across Packard Road. The park can be reached on foot by walking through the apartment complex.

Public Transit: There is a bus stop​ on Packard Road, less than a five minute walk from the park. ​Visit The Ride​ for closest stops and route details or check out the parks ride guide​​. ​​​​


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 P​reservation 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.​


Ann Arbor's city parks sit on the ancestral and traditional homelands of several indigenous Native peoples. Read a land acknow​ledgement​ from the city and learn more about the early history of the land here​.​​

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 Email [email protected] for incorrect/outdated information.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