Important Rental Information!

2024 Park Shelter Permit Season

Park Shelter Rental season runs May-September only!

Please call 734-261-1990 in early February 2024 to get on the email list for the Shelter/Park Area Permits Information Packet!  Opening Day to book reservations for the 2024 permit season will be early March! Date and time TBD!


All Saturday's and Sundays in June through August at the Bell Creek Shelter is booked.  

The Wilcox shelter will not be available for reservations in 2023 due to construction. In addition, Perrin, Gunsolly, Kinloch, Northville #1, and Colonial Shelters will not be available in 2023.

  • Park Shelter Rental season runs May-September only!
  • Only on-line and walk-up reservations will be done from March 20-September 30.  No phone reservations will be taken during that time.
  • Reservation requests need to be made 48 hours before scheduled date. Please submit only one shelter/park area per rental request.
  • All Shelter Rental Requests if approved will be done Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Please check your email for Rental Approval confirmation.  
  • Payment Info:  After you received your email Rental Approval confirmation all payments must be paid in full within 48hrs after approval by parks staff. 
  • Refund Policy:  There will be no refunds.  

  • Special Requests - All special requests, such as moonwalks, dunk tanks, pony rides, fun runs/walks, etc. must be approved in advance by the Recreation Division by obtaining a special events permit. All athletic permits and special requests need to have proof of $1 million liability  insurance naming Wayne County Parks as additionally insured that must be in the Parks office two weeks before your event. No exchange of money is to take place in the parks.

  • Permit Change: An additional fee of $5.00 will be assessed for any change in activity date, or park shelter/area once the permit has been issued. Permit holder has up to 30 days before the activity date to make changes.
  • For Park Area Maps, click on the above Park Maps tab.  Hines Drive Flooding and Saturday in the Park Closure Information, please click on the link below for further information.
  • Please review Rental Terms and Conditions prior to reserving your shelter.

Request Park Shelter/Area or Bridges

Bell Creek Park
27200 Five Mile Road, Redford, MI 48240
Cass Benton Park
17806 Northville Road, Northville , MI 48168
Elizabeth Park
4461 Elizabeth Drive, Trenton, MI 48183
Helms Haven Park
22805 Edward Hines Drive, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Inkster Park
1550 John Daly, Inkster, MI 48141
Merriman Hollow Park
31540 Edward Hines Drive, Westland, MI 48185
Nankin Mills Park
33275 Edward Hines Drive, Westland, MI 48185
Northville Recreation Area
1709 Edward Hines Drive, Northville, MI 48167
Parkland Park
6378 Edward Hines Drive, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Parr Park
24140 Edward Hines Drive, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Plymouth Riverside Park
42401 Edward Hines Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170
Sumac Park
37507 Edward Hines Drive, Livonia, MI 48150
Warrendale Park
23300 W.Warren , Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Waterford Bend Park
17387 Northville Road, Northville, MI 48167