Many Activities At Metroparks That Put Mom In Center Of Fun

DETROIT (WWJ) – Still looking for an idea for Mother’s Day to delight mom? There are numerous activities scheduled for the family that keeps mom front and center at the Metroparks.

Mother’s Day Walk-a-Mom: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nature Center of Stony Creek Metropark near Rochester/Washington Twp. Kids of all ages who walk the trail of their choice with their mom will be awarded an official “Walk-a-Mom” certificate. Mom gets a garden flower to plant at home. Pre-register. There is a $3 dollar fee. call (586) 781-9113.

Flowers and Wagon Rides for Mom: Sunday from noon until 3 p.m., Farm Center of Wolcott Mill Metropark in Ray Township.  Join interpreter at he farm where you and mom can enjoy a wagon ride and choose a flower or plant to take home. Fee $5 dollars. Call (586) 752-5932.

Mother’s Day Flower Walk: Sunday at 1 p.m. at Indian Springs Metropark Environmental Discovery Center near White Lake. You can take part in a guided hike to experience some of the beautiful woodland wildflowers of May, a special treat for your mom. Fee $3 per person. Pre-register. Call the Environmental Discovery Center at (248) 625- 6640.

Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike: Sunday at 1 p.m. Activity Center of Hudson Mills Metropark near Dexter/Ann Arbor. Here you can take a guided hike to discover the spring wildflowers in the park. Moms are free all other pay $3 dollars. Pre-register at (800) 477-3191 or (734) 426-8211.

Keep in mind that a vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark, $5 a day, $25 annually – $15 annually for seniors.

Go to or call (800) 47-PARKS.


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