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Kensington Metropark

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At Least 2 Cougar Sightings Reported In Southeast Michigan

At least two people have reported possible cougar sightings near Kensington Metropark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012

(photo credit: park it for fun via facebook)

Best Spots for Summer Playdates In Detroit

Playdates provide opportunities for kids to make friends and learn socialization skills, while parents connect and enjoy a little grown-up time. It’s common, and often practical, to schedule a playdate at one of the parties’ houses, but off-site playdates can be exciting and educational, especially at these, the best spots for summer playdates in the Detroit area.

07/20/2012

Charity Ride, Classic Car Show To Benefit Michigan’s Military

Michigan’s military families will be getting a major financial boost when the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association holds its major fundraiser for USA Cares at Kensington Metropark on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

Photo Credit: The Henry Ford Museum/Facebook

Best Spots to Spend a Summer Day With Your Family In Detroit

The kids are out of school and the city is at its best — it’s summer in Detroit. Whether your family consists of nature lovers, sports enthusiasts or history buffs, these Detroit area attractions promise the perfect summer day for the whole family. Pack up the kids and hit the road — or the sidewalk — for fun family options everyone will love.

07/13/2012

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Best Public Access Beaches To Spend the Day Near Detroit

Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.

06/08/2012

Alliaria petiolata or "Garlic Mustard" (Credit: Aiwok/Wikimedia Commons)

Volunteers Needed To Pull Invasive ‘Garlic Mustard’ At Metroparks

Huron-Clinton Metroparks are calling for volunteers to help remove an invasive plant species at nine Metroparks this spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Credit: Belleisleconvervancy.org

Best Scenic Running Paths In The Detroit Area

While there is no shortage of running paths in the Detroit area, not all of them offer the same scenic value. Nothing helps motivate runners more than beautiful scenery. Find that extra motivation and enjoy these Detroit paths year round.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2012

Kensington Metropark Golf Course (Credit: metroparks.com)

Metropark Golf Courses Open For Spring Season

Almost all of the Metropark’s golf courses are open for the season, offering Spring rates for those who are ready to hit the links.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Maple trees have been tapped in the "traditional" way to harvest maple syrup. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Weekend Fun: Maple Sugaring At Your Local Metroparks

Are you one of those people who just can’t say no to syrup’s natural sweetness? If so, the Metroparks have you covered!

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Bike Trails

Best Metro Detroit Bike Rides

Living in the hustle and bustle of Metro Detroit can get hectic and we might forget about all the natural beauty that surrounds the area. An inexpensive way to enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise is by taking a bike ride.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2011

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