Currently available at this 211-acre
park are 4.5 miles of trails for hiking and nature study. In
the winter these trails are used for cross-country skiing. A
large picnic area is located at the north end of the park.
It includes a group picnic shelter, youth playground, in-ground
grills, two sand volleyball courts, an in-line hockey rink and six
horseshoe pits. The picnic shelter is available on a
"first-come" basis, but may be reserved in advance for a nominal
fee. Also located in
Heritage Park are the Visitor Center, Day Camp, Nature Center and
Studio-Stables buildings. For pavilion rental contact (248)
473-1800. Heritage Park is located at 24915 Farmington Rd.,
Farmington Hills, 48336 on the west side of Farmington Road
between Ten and Eleven Mile Roads.
Founders Sports Park
Founders Sports Park is a 101-acre
park with a variety of active recreation facilities including
6 soccer fields, 8 baseball/softball fields, 4 sand volleyball
courts, 2 half-court basketball courts, 1 bocce ball court,
and 1 shuffle board court. Founders Sports Park is located at
35500 8 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, 48335, on the north side
of Eight Mile Road, one-quarter mile east of Halsted.
Woodland Hills, a nature park, features a primitive-walking
trail winding through the 74-acre park. The focus of this park
is to allow the quiet observation of birds and animals in a
variety of habitats. Meadows, hardwood forest, a pond, a river
and creek are all part of the natural wonders of this park.
Located at 26655 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, 48336.
Olde Town Park
Olde Town Park is located on the corner of Independence and
Waldron Streets in the heart of the Olde Town subdivision.
This neighborhood park of 3.7 acres features a shelter, two
tennis courts, picnic tables, grills and a youth playground.
has two baseball fields and two soccer fields available for
the spring season. A comfort station and a refreshment stand
are also available. During the fall soccer season the complex
has four soccer fields. The park is open for public use except
during regularly scheduled games.
Pioneer Park is located at 29885 Farmington Rd.,
Farmington Hills, 48334 (west side of the road), one-quarter
mile north of Thirteen Mile Rd.
This is a 1.7-acre youth
baseball complex consisting of two fields on property that was
once part of Bond Elementary School. Bond Field is located at
31500 Thirteen Mile Rd., one block west of Orchard Lake Road.
Harmon Oaks Park
quarter- mile path winds through this 1.7-acre nature preserve of
mature hardwoods and wild flowers. Harmon Oaks Park is located at
28000 Greening Rd., one block east of Orchard Lake Road and two
blocks north of Thirteen Mile Road.
Soccer, Soccer is located at 32000 12 Mile Rd. at Drake Rd.
Soccer, Soccer is a nine-acre site with four soccer fields.
provides residents of Farmington Hills with a place to honor and
recognize friends and family members who have passed away.
Located at the corner of Eleven Mile and
Middlebelt Roads, Memorial Park’s primary purpose is to provide
residents with a place for peaceful reflection. Throughout
the past several years, Memorial Park has been completely
refurbished with new landscaping, sidewalks, and a granite
memorial, all of which add to the natural beauty of the setting.
Along the Memorial Park pathway, specially
paved areas feature bricks available for purchase as a memorial.
With a donation of $100, individuals or groups may purchase a
brick to be inscribed with the name or commemorative message of
their choice. (Please note that the individual being
memorialized or the person purchasing the brick must be a current
or former Farmington Hills resident.)
In addition to brick pavers, other items
available for purchase at Memorial Park include trees, benches,
and birdhouses to be placed throughout the park.
The Farmington Hills City Council approved a
recommended price list for items in Memorial Park. The
approved prices are as follows:
||Location in Park
||On paved areas
||Granite directory and plaque at site
||Granite directory and plaque at
||Granite directory and plaque on bench
All of the money from items purchased for
Memorial Park will go into a Memorial Park General Fund.
This fund will be used to maintain Memorial Park and to help
offset the costs of keeping up the park in future years.
Costs associated with purchasing an item also go into the
delivery, placement, and upkeep of the item in perpetuity.
Included in the purchase of benches, trees, and birdhouses is the
cost of inscribing the name of the honoree on the granite memorial
rock and on a plaque at the site of each installation.
For more information on Memorial Park, please
call (248) 473-1815.