Nature Park

The Grayling Charter Township Nature Park was established in 2003 with a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant from the State of Michigan. Located across the road form the Grayling Fish Hatchery on W. North Down River Rd., it is one of the north's best family parks. Enjoy hiking, biking, huge playscape and playground, picnicking, fishing in the East Branch of the famous AuSable Rive, and rsafe easy access to the Fish Hatchery. The beautiful pavilion is wonderful for family gatherings with restrooms nearby. The park is open from 9 a.m. till dusk, seasonally. Park rules are outlined in Ordinance 2001-01.

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There is no fee to use the park and no reservation required.  It is a "first come first serve" basis.


Grayling Township Park Sign

Playscape with elevated and multi-level decks and ramps that connect to tree house landings.

Wheelchair accessable sand box.  Four wheelchair capacity

Dina Bouncer.  Dinasour shaped bouncey seat.

Multi-directional climbers and slides.

Play-scape showing multi-level ramps and decks with hurricane and typhoon slides.

Picnic table next to fenced in play ground equipment including swings, tire swings, slides and sandbox.