Nelson Meade County Farm Park

Local nameNelson Meade County Farm Park
LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA

County Farm Park is a 141-acre public park in eastern Ann Arbor, Michigan owned by Washtenaw County and operated by the county's Parks and Recreation Commission. Consisting of a mix of woodlands, fields, and gardens, the park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and is a popular local destination for gardening, hiking, jogging, and biking. The park has been county land since 1836, although for the majority of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries it was used as the county's poorhouse and then as its infirmary. In 1972, the site began transitioning to parkland with the creation of community gardens, and over the next couple decades various trails and a perennial garden were created. Since 2000, the park has experienced significant ecological restoration efforts, including the removal of invasive plants, prairie restoration, and the creation of a wet meadow during the restoration of Malletts Creek.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_Farm_Park

Address Platt Road 2230, Ann Arbor, MI

Coordinates 42°15'19.877" N -83°42'21.342" E

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