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


Huron-Clinton Metroparks Waive Entry Fees For Thanksgiving

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will waive vehicle entry fees and boat launch fees on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for its “Appreciation Days” program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011


Harvest Good Times At Kensington Metropark’s Fall Farm Festival

Fall is harvest season on the farm and there will be a bounty of activities at the “Fall Farm Festival” on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, at Kensington Metropark Farm Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

A Metropark picnic shelter (Facebook Photo)

Metropark Shelter Reservations Now Being Accepted For 2012

Start planning next year’s family reunion or company picnic — the Huron-Clinton Metroparks will start accepting picnic shelter reservations for 2012 starting Saturday, October 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011


Metro Beach Closed Due To E. Coli

The “No Swimming” signs also remain up at Blossom Heath beach because bacteria levels are too high.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Kensington Metropark Michigan

Michigan Parks In Your Backyard

Blogger Vicki Briganti has a lifetime of experience visiting Michigan State Parks and Metroparks. Where should you go this Fourth of July weekend? Find out which park best suits your favorite activities.

CBS 62–06/30/2011


‘No Child Left Inside Week’ Promotes Outdoor Recreation

Huron-Clinton Metroparks are hosting No Child Left Inside Week Sunday, June 19 through Saturday, June 25, with tons of activities planned throughout the park system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011

Enjoy Mother's Day with a few outdoor activities.

Many Activities At Metroparks That Put Mom In Center Of Fun

Still looking for an idea for Mother’s Day to delight mom?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2011

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Metroparks: Volunteers Needed For Earth Day Cleanup

Volunteers are needed for park cleanups to be held at Kensington, Lake Erie, Metro Beach, Oakwoods, Stony Creek and Wolcott Mill Metroparks on the Metroparks’ Earth Appreciation Day, Saturday, April 16.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2011

(Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Cross-Country Skiing Gets Snow Boost

With a tempest of white powder expected to blanket Kensington Metropark come mid-week, the Ski Center at Kensington Metropark will remain open one additional weekend, until February 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2011