Plymouth Parkway Park

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Overview

​Plymouth Parkway Park​ is a six acre park located along Plymouth Road​​ just north of the intersection of Plymouth, Broadway Street and Maiden Lane and north of downtown. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas Map for location context. The park is on both sides of Plymouth, but most of the park amenities are on the southern side of the road. The park contains a playground, benches, picnic table, asphalt walk connections and​​ a stairway that leads to Traver Road. Traver Creek runs along the southern border of the park, along with a stand of tall trees providing shade.

The paths in this park receive winter maintenance.

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

Amenities

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Paved Paths

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Playground

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Picnic Tables​​​

 

Trash & Recycling​

 

Grill


 
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Access and Parking

There is no parking at the park. There is some street parking on Broadway Street near the park. There is also some street parking on Traver Road at the north stairs entrance to the park. Refer to posted signage about​ parking rules and restrictions.

The park is accessible by foot and bicycle as there are three different path entrances to the park. There are path entrances off of Plymouth Road, Broadway Street, and Traver Road. Plymouth ​has a sidewalk and a bike lane.​

The park is a short walk from Argo Park​, Riverside Park​, ​Longsh​ore Park​, Fairview Cemetery​, Beckley Park​, and Island Park​.

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Public Transportation

There is a bus stop on Plymouth Road immediately adjacent to the park. ​​Visit TheRide for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide. ​​​​

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 a​bout the early history of the land here.​​

The city acquired the land for Plymouth Parkway Park in 1927. The land was gifted to the city to be used as a park by the Board of Road Commissioners of the County of Washtenaw​. The park served to create an attractive and welcoming entrance to the city for drivers he​ading downtown using Plymouth. The ​playground was constructed in 2004, as $43,000 of improvements were made to the park.​


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