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Pittsview Park

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Park Address: 3050 Pitt​s​view Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Hours and Rules

Open 6 a.m.-midnight with quiet hours beginning at 10 p.m. 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. Smoking is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.  ​


​Pittsview Park is a half acre park containing a picnic table in a small mowed area and an undeveloped natural area. ​View the A​nn Arbo​r​​​ Parks and Nature Areas Map for location context​.

​Occasionally, visitors may encounter a city park with no trails – as is the case at Pittsview Park. These natural areas represent a unique recreation and conservation feature of the city’s park system. In these relatively few spaces across the city, off-trail exploration is encouraged – a rare opportunity to meander through a wild space in our urban context. Visitors are also invited to reflect on the conservation value and biodiversity of these spaces, where the Parks & Recreation’s Natural Area Preservation staff work to steward, restore and inventory the natural communities throughout the city’s parks.

The S​wift Run Drain runs through the park, providing a wetland for birds, small mammals and plant growth.  The picnic table near the wooded area provides a nice spot to rest and enjoy the beauty of the park. The area was re-zoned as an undeveloped natural area and park in the Summer of 2009 as part of a large rezoning measure by the City Council, impacting 11 city parks.

Access and Parking

Limited street parking is available on ​​​Pittsview Drive, which borders the eastern edge of Pittsview Park.

Pittsview Park is accessible on foot and by bi​​​ke. ​​Packard Street to the north of the park has sidewalks but no dedicated bike lanes. There are no bike racks at the park. 

Nearby city parks include Sylvan Park and Terh​une Pioneer Memorial Park​ to the northeast, both less than a 15 minute walk from Pittsview Park.​

Public Transportation: The nearest bus stop​ ​​is at the corner of Packard Street and ​Charing Cross Road, less than a 5 minute walk from the park. ​​​Visit The Ride for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide. ​​

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


  • Picnic table


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 within the community. 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 ackno​wledgement​ from the city and learn more about the early history of the land here​.​​​​

Updated February 2023. Email [email protected] for incorrect/outdated information.​