Marsh View Meadows - Balance Steps

Marshview Meadows Park

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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 Marshview Meadows Park in Pittsfield Township.

Pittsfield Township’s Marshview Meadows Park

Pittsfield Township’s Marsh View Meadows Park has two great structures with lots of slides, crawling tubes, and other fun features. Plus a huge open field, pavilion, restrooms, and a nature area for walks.


Marshview Meadows Park – Playground Features

Playground Profile Last Updated: July 25, 2017

This playground profile was collected prior to our new format which did not gather all of this data. We have included our best guess in the conversion and will add them to our list to be updated. Information most likely to be incorrect is number of slides and structures

Structures: 2
Accessible Structure: No
Slides: 7, Straight Slide, Tube Slide, Racer Slide
Monkey Bars: No
Zip Line: No
Climbing Apparatus: No
Merry Go Round: No
Bouncers: No
See Saw: No
Sandbox: No
Swings: No
Ground Activities: No
Surface: Wooden Mulch
Shade: No –

Swings picture


Marshview Meadows Park – Park Details

Park Owner: Pittsfield Township
Location: Marsh View Meadows, 300 East Textile Road, Saline, MI, USA
Parking: Parking Lot – A small parking lot
Bathrooms: Yes, Seasonal
Walking Trails: Paved – There are a mixed of Paved, Limestone trails, and boardwalks at Pittsfield Preserve. The playground loop is paved. You can
Water Play: None
Pavilion: Yes
Sports Fields: Open Fields

Marshview Meadows Park Description

We have been visiting Marsh View Meadows Playground for years. In the past mosquitos were pretty bad at the playground. We had no issues today. However, we used to visit in the evening, but our visit today was in the middle of the afternoon.

The smaller structure is a great option for a toddler or preschooler. It has several ways up, low slides, and tubes to crawl through – or slide down. Of course, my daughter always wanted to be where the action was. She always wanted to be on the larger structure.

Marsh View Meadows - Small Structure

My daughter enjoyed the balance steps on the larger structure. Today, at 11.5 she flew across them. However, I remember her wanting to cross them as a toddler and having to help her since her legs were too short to reach the next step. She would balance on the support bar. At least the one side is open for easy parental assistance.

Marsh View Meadows - Balance Steps

If you use the walking trails, be sure to check your children carefully for ticks – they are bad this summer.

The Pavilion is a great place for a group gathering. My daughter’s preschool rented it every year for a Back to School Picnic. The pavilion and structure were perfect for families and nearby bathrooms are a plus for preschoolers. The only downside is the parking lot is a bit small for a large gathering of 50+ families.

Train tracks run to the east of the parks. Sometimes you’ll get to see a train go past. 


Events at Marshview Meadows Park

Pittsfield Township holds some of their annual events at Marsh View Meadows. Past events have included fall hayrides.

Upcoming Events

No Events

Beyond Marshview Meadows Park

Marsh View Meadows is located near Pittsfield Preserve. From the playground you can explore the marsh on the limestone trails. The park is also connected to the paved Textile Rd Greenway path that connects to the Pittsfield Preserve with nature trails.


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