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Thayer's Corner Nature Area

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.

Special Event Rental Rates

 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.

Spring is Around the Corner!


Looking for plot to rent for vegetable garden this summer. FOUND IT!!!

Thayer's Corner Nature Area community Gardens will be open for reservation on April 1, 2015.

Community Gardens: Garden plots are available on a first-come, first-served basis starting April 1, 2015.  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. You can now pay by credit card with an additional 3% fee. Gardens are limited to one/township resident. Gardens will be available the middle of May, weather permitting.

Spring Work Day - 2015

park cleanupApril 25th
Spring is just around the corner!

Spring Work Day: Friends of Thayer’s Corner Nature Area will hold its bi-annual clean-up day on Saturday, April 25th 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: Marv, 734-751-1567 or for information..

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Sat Apr 25 @ 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Spring Work Day 2015
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