Roselle Park in Ada has a Nice Paved Path, River Views, and a Silo to Climb

Roselle Park in Ada

Roselle Park in Ada is for Nature Lovers

Roselle Park in Ada, one of the sweetest hiking trailsbreaks the mold when it comes to parks.

You won’t find swings or slides on the playground here or even a splash pad.

But at Roselle Park, 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

1010 Grand River Dr NE, Ada, MI 49301

Roselle Park in Ada Features:

  • Imaginative Playground
  • Paved and natural trails
  • Silo to climb
  • A nature preserve
  • Wetland observation deck
  • Prairie
  • Forest
  • Grand River views
  • Canoe landing
  • Cross country skiing
  • Resource Building
  • Modern Restrooms

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.

Roselle Park Silos

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.

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.

Outdoor Rockwall at Roselle Park

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.

Inside the Silo at Roselle Park in Ada Township

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.

Roselle Park in Ada Township has paved pathways perfect for bike riding

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 in Ada silo view
View of Roselle Park from the top of the silo.

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.

FAQs

Are dogs allowed at Roselle Park?

Yes, on a 6 ft leash

How long is the hiking trail at Roselle Park?

Roselle Park is 2.5 miles long.

What is the difficulty level of the hiking trail?

This is an easy trail and has a paved bike path.

Is Roselle Park accessible?

Yes, most of Roselle Park is stroller friendly.

What time of year is Roselle Park open?

Roselle Park is open year round.

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