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Hayride and Canoe Trip at Kensington Farm Center

  • Take a scenic hayride.
  • Paddle a beautiful stretch of the Huron River.
  • Picnic, play games, and relax under shade trees at the water’s edge.
  • Make lasting memories.

Do all this at Heavner Nature Connection’s Moo Canoe at the Kensington Farm Center.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017*

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017*

Saturday, August 12, 2017*

Saturday, August 19, 2017

*In partnership with Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education

All events are from 9:30 am – 12 pm. Please arrive by 9:15 am.
Registration deadline is three (3) days prior to each event.

While there, also enjoy the:

  • Kensington Farm Center animals;
  • Kids’ Cottage, an excellent example of earth-friendly living; and
  • Farmer’s Market featuring locally grown produce, handmade artisanal goods, tasty food, entertainment and activities for kids and adults. (Saturdays only)


  • $16 (ages 13 – adult)
  • $10 (ages 3-12)
  • Free (age 2)

See below for group rates. Minimum age is two to ensure our smallest life preserver fits properly. Park entrance fee per vehicle is $10/day, $35/annual, or $21/annual Seniors (62+).

Please see our cancellation and weather policies


Kensington Metropark is at 4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380. To reach the Kensington Farm Center, enter at the metropark’s Milford Rd. entrance and continue on that road, keeping to the right. The Farm Center is on the right, just past the bridge crossing the river. We will meet at the Heavner tent located between the Farmhouse Grille and the big barn.

Group Rates and Private Group Outings
(For parties of 15 people or more)

Group Rates are $15 (ages 13 – adult) • $9 (ages 3-12) • Free (age 2)

Private group outings are available seven days a week May through September. Your group may also enjoy a bonfire, Farm Center tour, and a catered lunch each at an additional charge.

Please contact Joy Roudabush at or 734-972-6509 for more details.

Boats Available

Canoes and tandem kayaks are available, with up to four (4) people in a canoe (max. combined weight of children sitting in the middle approximately 100 lbs.) and three (3) people in a tandem kayak (max. weight of child sitting in the middle approximately 40 lbs.)

Tandem kayaks are available on a first-come, first serve basis due to limited supply. If a tandem is not available, we will provide you with a canoe, and if you prefer, kayak paddles.


We have only 40 spots available for each Moo Canoe event. Registration is required to secure your spots. To register, complete the form below or contact Joy Roudabush at or 734-972-6509.

Registration Form:

Hayride and Canoe Trip at Kensington Farm Center

  • For parties of 15 people or more, please contact Joy at or 734-972-6509 to register

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