Fritz Park is a 5-acre gem on Pauline, between Seventh Street and Stadium Boulevard. View the
Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas map for location context. The park is a connector to the larger Eberwhite Woods and
Eberwhite Nature Area and creates a pleasant walk through the woods. Its ecosystem consists of mature oak-hickory woodland with an understory of diverse, native, ground flora. Near the middle of the park is a small mowed area with a playground. The park contains a play structure, picnic tables and grills. The play area in the middle of the park is surrounded by tall trees providing plenty of shade.
A total of 81 native plants have been recorded in the park. Flowers observed include black snakeroot, tall sunflower, May apple, white baneberry, bristly green brier, blue-stem goldenrod and woodland phlox. Shrubs found include maple-leaf arrowwood and red-osier dogwood and trees including ironwood, redbud and flowering dogwood.