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Bird Hills Nature Area

Newport Road
Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
Phone: (734) 794-6230
42° 18' 9.2016" N, 83° 45' 57.5712" W
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Bird Hills Nature Area is the largest park in the city. Its hilly woods are a sanctuary for hikers. The area is closed to bicycles to prevent damage from erosion. The park is bordered by Newport Rd on the west, Bird Rd on the north, Huron River Dr on the east and M-14 on the south. A parking lot is located on Newport Rd. A small pull-off parking area is located on Bird Rd. Parking is also available in the Barton Nature Area lot, near the Barton Dam. A trail starting just north of this parking lot across Huron River Dr connects you to the Bird Rd trail head and the main part of Bird Hills. There are five trailheads: at Down Up Circle, at Bird Rd, at Beechwood Dr, and two near the Newport Rd parking area. No facilities are available in this undeveloped park.