Parks & Facilities
The City of Auburn Hills welcomes you to our parks and trails!  Each park and trail is unique and offers different amenities for our community to enjoy!

Park Rules and Ordinances
Please be sure to familiarize yourself with our park rules and ordinances.  All users are responsible for understanding City and State rules and ordinances for park use.

Parks and Facilities Virtual Tour

Parks Brochure with Map

Park Rental Rates

Park Reservations
You can reserve use of picnic shelters at Riverside Park, Civic Center, River Woods and Hawk Woods Nature Center. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come basis, in-person at the Community Center. Click here for Parks Brochure.

Picnic Shelter Use Fees
There is a $140 per 1/2 day, $175 per full day, use fee for Picnic Shelters for non-residents/groups + a $100 cash security deposit, both due at the time of reservation. Residents pay $40 per 1/2 day use, $75 full day, + a $100 cash security deposit. Picnic Shelters may be reserved seasonally for May 1 - October 31.  Reservations open on the first business day of January. There are four picnic shelters available in the city parks - Riverside Park, River Woods Park, Civic Center Park and Seyburn Pavilion.
Ball Diamond Reservation Fees
There is a $100 per two hour block fee for non-residents. Residents pay $50.

Recreational Equipment Rental - Picnic Kits
Picnic Kits include a variety of equipment including softballs, bats, playground balls, frisbees and more.  Other equipment such as volleyball nets, shuffleboard, and horseshoes are also available.  No charge for residents; nominal fee for non-resident use.  Click HERE for complete list of available equipment.

Auburn Hills Skate Park
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202 N. Squirrel Rd
The skate park is for skateboards, in-line skates, and BMX bikes, is open 8AM to dusk and is FREE.  The public is welcome.  The park is unsupervised, and use of protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, elbow, knee and wrist protection, and proper shoes are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.  Use at your own risk, and do not use when wet.  The park is available to both beginner and advanced riders, so please skate safely.  Users are responsible for the park’s future – help keep it clean and friendly!
Civic Center Park
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1827 N. Squirrel Rd.
Civic Center Park offers a wealth of natural beauty and includes nature trails, a fishing pond, and open lawn areas for picnics and outings.  Open year-round, the park also has a softball field, a nine hole disc golf course, tennis courts, two play structures and swings.  A covered picnic shelter with a fireplace can be reserved in season.  Barbecue grills, picnic tables and restrooms are available in season. 
Clinton River Trail
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25 Grey Rd. (Municipal Lot)
The trail in Auburn Hills is 2.1 miles in length and runs east-west between Adams Rd. and Opdyke Rd. The trail is paved and is suitable for biking and walking/jogging. This trail is part of a larger, 12 mile rail-trail planned to connect to the West Bloomfield trail near Sylvan Lake and to the Paint Creek Trail in Rochester.
Community Center
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3350 E. Seyburn  Drive
The Community Center serves as a focal point for community activities, programs and special events sponsored by the City.  Designed for youth, senior citizens and everyone in between, the Community Center promotes healthy, active lifestyles for all, and provides a place for a host of programs and services for the Auburn Hills community.  
Dennis Dearing Jr. Memorial Park
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2058 Phillips Rd. Phillips at Pontiac Rd.
This neighborhood park includes a fireman’s themed tot-lot for youngsters ages 2-5, swings, picnic tables, and open space areas for play. 
E. Dale Fisk Hawk Woods Park and Campground  
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3799 Bald Mountain Rd.
Hawk Woods offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreational activities.  This unique facility offers groomed nature trails, a marsh boardwalk,  a lodge, six overnight camping cabins, and a heated restroom/shower facility open year-round, all complimented by 80 acres of beautiful woods, meadows and marsh.  The Lodge, located in what seems like the middle of the woods up-north, is an ideal place for off-site business meetings, birthday parties, and family get-togethers. Call the Parks & Recreation office 248-370-9353 to inquire about availability.
Manitoba Park
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4220 Manitoba Road.
This two acre park includes a play-structure, sand volleyball court, benches, paved play area and open space.

Riverside Park
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3311 Parkways Blvd.
Riverside Park rests on the banks of the Clinton River in the Village Center area of Auburn Hills and offers a river path, play structure with swings, a canoe launch and a covered picnic shelter than can be reserved in season.  Barbecue grills and picnic tables are available in season and a heated restroom is open year-round. It is also home to the Knight Amphitheater and the Riverside Park Splash Pad. 
River Woods Park
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300 River Woods Dr. 
River Woods Park is located along the Clinton River and features a covered picnic shelter that can be reserved in season, a paved pathway system with a bridge over the Clinton River, a play structure with swings and climbers, basketball courts, open spaces and picnic areas with barbecue grills.