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Celebrate Thanksgiving In Nature: Metroparks Offer FREE Admission Today

Need a break from all the Thanksgiving stress? Your local Metropark could just be your sanctuary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2014

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Free Entry To All Huron-Clinton Metroparks On Thanksgiving

Need a break from all the Thanksgiving stress?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2013


Fall For Hayrides At Your Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Slow your pace by taking a scenic fall hayride at these Huron-Clinton Metroparks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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Metropark Golf Courses Open For Spring Season April 4

It’s time to grab some buddies and hit the links, now that five of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks’ golf courses are open for the spring season, starting April 4.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Metroparks, Sledding Hills, Ski Slopes Packed As Snow Finally Hits

As most metro Detroit kids enjoyed a holiday break while the first big snowstorm of 2012 hit, lots of people got what they wanted: enough snow — and time — to go sledding or skiing.


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Lots Of Labor Day Fun At Michigan’s Metroparks

Some facilities are free with park admission, and many facility fees cost less than $20 for a family of four, with twilight rates offering even more savings.

CBS Detroit–09/01/2012

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Walnut Grove Campground Opens At Lower Huron Metropark

There’s almost no better way to officially kick off the start of summer than to go on a camping trip. And if you’re wanting to experience a night in the great outdoors but don’t want to drive too far away, a local Metropark has just what you’re looking for.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2012


Metroparks Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend Activities

Michigan’s metroparks are offering a unique way to treat mom to a special day by getting the entire family outdoors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

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

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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