Blog

Are you gonna catch 'em all?

With 4,500 acres of green space and dozens of lakes, Shelby Farms Park is home to all sorts of wildlife, including Pokémon! We are so excited that you have discovered a new way to play the Park, and we hope that while you’re out catching digital creatures, you take the time to enjoy the Park’s beauty. Park Ranger Brigitta shared some great tips that will help you enjoy the Park in a new way while helping to keep this special space clean, green and safe.  ... Read More
at 7-15-16 | 0 comments
Share |

Play the Park: Meet Tyrie

Meet Park fan Tyrie and her daughters, Liyah, Brookyn + Destiny! We met this fun family in the Woodland Discovery Playground early one morning, and Tyrie mentioned that they visited the night before, but just didn't get enough! What brought you back to the Park?  We came yesterday about an hour before it closed and set up a picnic by the playground. It wasn’t a long enough for the kids though.    Do you visit any areas other than the... Read More
at 7-12-16 | 0 comments
Share |

Joining the Herd

  We recently received a gift from a little Park fan named Cece. Four-year old Cece visited the Park with her mom, Emily, and took great interest in our buffalo herd. She asked her mom how she could help care for the buffalo, so they made their way to the temporary Visitor Center where Cece generously offered to donate $5 to help pay for the herd's food.   Cece visitng Bob the Buffalo in the VC   We shared Cece's thoughtful contribution with... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-27-16 | 0 comments
Share |

Tour de Wolf Work

We're showing the Tour de Wolf trail some love this summer, and we could use your help to keep it in tip-top shape while this maintenance project takes place! The Tour de Wolf is one of the Park's best loved unpaved trails. It is popular with mountain bikers and hikers, and it sees a lot of traffic each year! We love to see so many people hitting the trails, but in order to keep the trail healthy, some repairs and reroutes are needed.  What sort of work is being done? ... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-17-16 | 0 comments
Share |

Summer Heat Tips

With temperatures rising, our Park Rangers shared some helpful tips below to keep you safe in the summer heat! Remember -- hydration takes time, so plan to drink plenty of water before going outside, as well as while you are in the heat. Bring water with you, if possible, or head to one of the water fountains in the Park.  Water Fountains 3 water fountains are located at the Woodland Discovery Playground (2 on the west side of the restroom building, 1 at the main entrance of... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-16-16 | 0 comments
Share |

Find your place in the Park.

Open MapOpen Map Download PDF
loading... Loading...

      Twitter

      Follow @shelbyfarmspark

      Instagram

      Subscribe

      Subscribe to our email newsletter to receive updates.