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Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Turnberry Park in Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor’s Turnberry Park
Turnberry Park is a small neighborhood park in Ann Arbor’s Turnberry subdivision. It features two play structures and swings. A paved path connects the play area to the neighborhood sidewalks. The south side of the park connects to unpaved trails in the Scarlett Mitchell Nature Area.
Turnberry Park Profile
Location: 3255 Turnberry Ln, Ann Arbor
Unique Features: Music, Two structures
Swings: Yes – 2 Regular, 2 babySurface: Mulch
Shade: Partial depending on time of day
Sports Fields: No
Walking Trails: A paved path connects the play area to the neighborhood’s sidewalks. The south end of the park connects to the Scarlett Mitchell Woods Nature Area via unpaved paths.
Parking: Street Parking only.
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Ann Arbor’s Turnberry Park Profile
Ann Arbor’s Turnberry Park is a small neighborhood park in the Turnberry neighborhood just west of where US-23 crosses over Packard Rd. The playground features two structures, swings, and a single bouncer. There are also benches available.
For a small park, there are lots of slides on the structures. The front structure features a double slide and a single slide. The back structure has a single slide and a twisty slide.
My daughter liked the handle bars. At 5’2″, she is too tall for most playground monkey bars, but she was able to cross these without hitting the ground. However, it is a bit high for smaller children.
The play structures feature a number of interactive elements. There is tic-tac-toe and an abacus on one structure. The other features a music section. Unfortunately, the music elements were not functioning on our visit. Hopefully the are replaced soon.
Have you been to Ann Arbor’s Turnberry Park? What is your favorite part? You can find more information about Turnberry Park on the Ann Arbor Parks website.