Ford Lake Park

Ford Lake Park

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Ypsilanti Township was able to purchase parcels of land to create Ford Lake Park, which has become the community’s feature park. Ford Lake Park officially became a park in 1985 and is home to 98 acres that overlooks Ford Lake. The park is home to three rental shelters, a boat launch, three playgrounds, a park maintenance operation, recently renovated tennis and pickleball courts, trails, and multiple picnic areas. The park also has basketball courts, outdoor racquetball courts and sand volleyball courts. 



  • Acreage: 98 acres overlooking Ford Lake
  • Location: Ypsilanti Township
  • MNRTF Grant Type: Acquisition and development
  • MNRTF Grant Funds: Three grants totaling $6.6 million