Roselle Park in Ada is for Nature Lovers
1010 Grand River Dr NE, Ada, MI 49301
playground, bike Path & nature trails, restroom
Trail Length: 2.5 miles
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Dogs Allowed? Yes, on a leash
Facilities: Modern Restrooms
Stroller Friendly? Yes
Time of Year Accessible: Open year-round.
Roselle Park in Ada breaks the mold when it comes to parks. You won’t find swings or slides on the playground here or even a splash pad.
But you will find a silo that you can climb to the top for incredible views. And a paved pathway that takes you through a beautiful nature preserve full of wetlands, prairie, and forest.
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Quick Look at Roselle Park in Ada
Roselle Park’s 240 acres are located north of Fulton on Grand River Drive in Ada Township. The park runs along the Grand River.
The twin silos will tip you off that you’ve arrived.
Note: Ada Twp says that the South parking lot at Roselle park is getting an upgrade and will be closed for construction until late summer 2022. You can use the North parking lot located near the multi-purpose building.
Dogs are welcome, but they must be leashed and cleaned up after.
There are no shady areas in this park – pack the sunscreen.
Also, prepare for mosquitos, as the park is in a wetland/prairie area. Spring and summer see more bugs than fall. By early September, you’ll likely have less of a chance for a mosquito encounter.
Roselle Park is open year-round, from dawn to dusk.
Roselle Park in Ada Features
- Imaginative Playground
- Paved and natural trails
- Silo to climb
- A nature preserve
- Wetland observation deck
- Grand River views
- Canoe landing
- Cross country skiing
- Resource Building
- Modern Restrooms
Playground & Silos at Roselle Park in Ada
If you’re visiting with little kids, toddlers would enjoy a stroller ride on the paved pathways, looking out at the observation deck, or climbing the steps inside the silo (when open).
The play structures at the park are geared toward bigger kids.
As for the silos, sometimes they are open and you are allowed to enter.
Have your kids try to open the door to the silo.
If you’re lucky and it’s unlocked, take the stairs to the top and be rewarded with a lovely view.
Kid Bikers & Parents with Strollers do Well at Roselle Park in Ada
This is the perfect place to take your young child and their bike, whether they’re pedaling with training wheels, using a balance bike, or scooting along on their own.
It’s also a fantastic place to push a jogging stroller and get in a walk or a run.
The paved path is relatively flat and in great condition. Plus, it doesn’t cross any roads so you don’t have to worry about traffic safety.
Essentially, you’re jogging, biking, or hiking through a nature preserve that provides glimpses of the Grand River and streams.
You can go down and back or make a loop with the paths for an excursion just over 2 miles long.
Along the way, you’ll find an observation deck that the kids will want to check out.
There’s so much to explore at Roselle Park in Ada and it’s so different from a traditional park that kids will be drawn in from the start.
Roselle Park Resource Building
The Resource Building features year-round restrooms (usually open 7 am – 9 pm) and a meeting room that is used for Park programs.
Non-profits, citizens, and businesses can rent the facility.
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5 thoughts on “Roselle Park in Ada has a Nice Paved Path, River Views, and a Silo to Climb”
Don’t forget about the roselle park family festival this weekend! http://grandriver-run.com/about/
Love this park
Perfect park to visit in spring and fall. We avoid it in the summer because the deer flies/mosquitos are terrible!
My favorite park to take the kids!
My mom took my son here and he keeps talking about the park where you climb the spider web!!