Township Parks

Sutherland Park

Sutherland Park is a 43 acre park offering many amentities including:• Fishing• Swimmingkimball little league• 3 Little League Baseball / Softball Diamonds• Two picnic pavillions available for rental• Tennis Courts• Horseshoe Pits• Nature Trails• Playground Equipment

For Pavilion Rental Information Call: (810) 987-9797
5120 Howard Street
Kimball, MI 48074

Smiths Creek Park

Kimball Township’s park on Henry Street offers several amenities including:

• Pavilion

• Gazebo

• Picnic Area

• Play Structure

Other Recreational Opportunities

The Elmer P & Irene Jasper Woods Memorial Nature Sanctuary is a nature sanction owned by the Michigan Nature Association located at the end of Taylor-Dunlop just south of Griswold. This 49 acre preserve is home to one of only six locations in Michigan to find the endangered painted trillium. This cool southern forest has all the characteristics of a northern forest, including stands of hemlock trees and scattered white pines. Located across Taylor-Dunlop from this sanctuary is the St. Clair Wood Nature Sanctuary.

 

The St. Clair Woods Nature Sanctuary is owned by the Detroit Audubon Society. It is located on 175 acres of land just east of Jasper Woods Sanctuary. Inhabitants of this sanctuary include Barred Owls, Ovenbirds, and Red-headed Woodpeckers. It is also home to the painted trillium. A trial system allows visitors to get a look at some of the inhabitants of this sanctuary which includes wild turkeys and white tail deer.

 

Just over three miles of the Wadhams to Avoca Trail runs from Allen Road north of Griswold to Lapeer Rd west of Wadhams. This paved trail is excellent for biking, hiking and rollerblading. Visitors can park in one of two locations, Wadhams at a location donated by By-Lo and on Lapeer just west of Wadhams.

 

The Port Huron State Game Area is housed on 393 acres of property between Griswold and Lapeer west of Taylor-Dunlop. Parking is available on Ditty Road north of Griswold. The DNR office in this forest land can be found on Lapeer.

 

The Township Office on Wadhams is also home to the Kimball Township Nature Trail. The trail is about a quarter of a mile in length. There are benches throughout the trail for visitors to stop and view the nature. Geocachers may be able to find the three geocaches located within the trail.

 

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