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Beaver Creek Park Storywalk© – Storybook Trail in Sterling Heights

Visitor’s Guide & Photo Gallery for Beaver Creek Park Storywalk© Storybook Trail. The 14.5-acre park hosts play structures, sports fields as well as picnic areas and trails.

Beaver Creek Park is located just east of Ryan Road on King Richard Drive. The park is nestled in the Sterling Heights neighborhood and also includes portions of Big Beaver Creek.

Beaver Creek Trail Playground

Beaver Creek Park Amenities

This neighborhood park offers guests plenty of green space to explore together with picnic areas and picnic tables. Visitors can also enjoy the play structures, sports fields, and hiking trails. The sports fields offered at Beaver Creek Park include baseball, softball, tennis, together with a multi-purpose field. In addition to the plethora of summer fun, the park offers a sledding hill in the winter. However, there are no restroom facilities at this park.

Tennis court

Beaver Creek Park also offers a fun a paved area for families that includes several hopscotch and four square fields.

hopscotch and four square fields

Beaver Creek Park Storywalk© -Storybook Trail

The Beaver Creek Storywalk© Storybook Trail (brought to you by the Sterling Heights Public Library) features a series of signs along the trail that display pages of a book for families to read and most certainly enjoy. At the present time, the .39 mile loop is featuring the book “Equal Shmequal” by Virginia Kroll. The story explores what it means to be equal in a fun and educational story.

Beaver Creek Park Storywalk© -Storybook Trail

Beaver Creak Park Overview:

Play Elements: several play structures
Swings: traditional as well as ADA swings
Surface: grass together with wood chips and sand
Unique Features: The park has a Storybook Trail along its paved walking trail, a sled hill, Four Square and also Hopscotch 
Bathrooms:  no
Drinking Fountain: no
Shade: none
Pavilion:  no
Picnic Tables: yes
Grills: no
Sports Fields: Tennis court, baseball/softball diamond as well as Four Square
Walking Trails: yes, paved
Parking: yes, paved parking lot
Tot Play Structure: yes
Fenced in: no
Seating: yes, in fact there are metal benches around the play structures

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Parks in Sterling Heights, Michigan

  • Arlingdale Park
  • Avis Park – 9.5-acre park that is full of trees. The park features a playground, roller skating pad, basketball court as well as a paved path for walking and jogging.
  • Baumgartner Park
  • Beaver Creek Park – a 14.5-acre park hosts play structures, sports fields as well as picnic areas and trails.
  • Cappelle Park
  • Carpathia Park
  • Clinton River Park North
  • Clinton River Park South
  • Clinton River Trail Park
  • College Park
  • Dodge Park – is a 51-acre park that is located in Sterling Heights.  The park is host to two play structures, outdoor amphitheater, pavilions, picnic areas, restroom, sand volleyball, in-line skating rink, together with a farmer’s market. Certainly, the Dodge Park Splash Pad is a great place to cool off in the summer.
  • Fairfield Park
  • Fairview Park
  • Family Park
  • Farmstead Park
  • Franklin Park
  • Freedom Hills County Park
  • Hadley Park
  • Hampton Park
  • Imus Park
  • Island Park
  • James C Nelson Park
  • Jaycee Park
  • Jos J. Delia Jr. Park
  • Magnolia Park
  • Meadowview Park
  • Moravian Park
  • Plumbrook Nature Preserve
  • Puffin Park
  • Red Run Park
  • Rotary Park
  • Senior Center Park
  • Sterling Heights Nature Center – a 6.9-acre nature area that hosts several trails. The building also has an amazing atrium with free-range wildlife, a 70 person auditorium, and an exhibit room full of learning opportunities.
  • Washington Square Park
  • Wolf Park

Metro Detroit Storybook Trails

If you are looking for a fun and educational outdoor activity, then you are going to love the Storybook Trails that are popping up all over Metro Detroit. Walk some of your favorite trails while you enjoy a children’s story which is displayed at several stations along the route.

  • Beverly Park (Beverly Hills)  is a 34-acre park offer a sled hill, ice skating rink, playground. sports fields, disc golf course, as well as a wooded trails.
  • Heritage Park (Canton)  a free park that features a playground, splash playground, athletic fields, pavilions, restrooms, walking paths, wood trails, sand volleyball, together with an amphitheatre.  
  • Clarkston Independence District Library
  • Baker Woods Preserve (Chelsea)
  • Highland Township Public Library
  • Livonia Civic Center Library
  • Red Oaks Nature Center (Madison Heights) – hosts over 38 acres of rich natural habitat in the midst of Metro Detroit.  Visitors will need a parking pass, however, admission is free.
  • Beaver Creek Park (Sterling Heights) is a 14.5-acre park that hosts play structures, sports fields as well as picnic areas and trails.
  • Civic Center Park (Auburn Hills)

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