Published on Saturday, 01 January 2011 00:00
Thayer's Corner Nature Area is one of the unique and beautiful parks in Northville Township. Located on the outskirts of the community, it provides the look and feel of "up north Michigan." Available to community residents are trails for walking, hiking or horseback riding, community gardens, picnic benches, and wildlife.
There is now a new picnic shelter with stone fireplace. The nature area is available for community events and can be scheduled for a small fee by contacting us. Thayer's Corner Nature Area has been developed as a "labor of love" by the Friends of Thayer's Corner Nature Area and is financed by Northville Township. We invite residents to enjoy the park, walk the trails or plant a garden, but ask that you leave only your footprints.
The Historic Barn and Picnic Shelter are available on our website on the Rental Information page. The historic barn and picnic shelter can be rented for birthday parties, showers, or other special events and MUST BE scheduled in advance.
Published on Thursday, 20 February 2014 17:50
Community Gardens: Garden plots are available on a first-come, first-served basis starting April 1, 2014. Water is available at the site, as well as storage facilities for gardener’s needs. Seasonal garden costs are:
25’ x 25’ @ $45/garden
12’ x 12’ @ $35/garden
Handicap (4’ x 6’) and raised gardens (4’ x 6’) @ $30/garden
For garden reservations call: Margie Banner @ 248-348-5102 beginning April 1. Gardens are limited to one/township resident. Gardens will be available the middle of May, weather permitting.
Published on Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:34
Spring Work Day: Friends of Thayer’s Corner Nature Area will hold its bi-annual clean-up day on Saturday, April 26th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. We welcome all volunteers. Please bring work gloves; garden tools (rakes, clippers). Lunch will be provided. RSVP to: 734-751-1567.
Published on Sunday, 30 June 2013 23:51
Thayer's Corner Nature Area's facilities are available for rental purposes for personal or group events. Those facilities include the historic barn and/or picnic shelter (alone or together). Also available for rent are community gardens and the park itself for outdoor activities.
There is now a modern bathroom available with the rentals.
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