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National Get Outdoors Day in Greenfield Village
June 7, 2014 (10am – 4pm)
Celebrate National Get Outdoors day in Greenfield Village, one of 11 national signature sites for this event in 2013. Activities are free of charge with membership or regular Greenfield Village admission.

Championed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service, National Get Outdoors Day is a new annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Greenfield Village will offer opportunities for American families to experience traditional and non-traditional types of outdoor activities. Prime goals of the day are introducing first-time visitors to public lands and reconnecting our youth to the great outdoors.

Learn more about National Get Outdoors Day

Participating National Get Out Doors Day Organizations: MSUE Nutrition, 4-H, Michigan Geocachers, Belle Isle Nature Zoo, Huron Clinton Metro Parks, Greening of Detroit, and Woodcraft Kits.

sample activities
  • Environmental program in the Pavilion
  • William Ford Barn will be open to the public from 10 am-4pm
  • Hands-on activities
  • Outdoor demonstrations
  • Fun outdoor-themed giveaways
  • Presentation by our historic horseback forest ranger
  • Meet Woodsy Owl and Smokey Bear
  • Join an afternoon Nature Hike (2pm)

All activities are free with Village admission.

MEMBERS free of charge
NON-MEMBER SENIORS age 62 & up, $22
ADULTS age 13-61, $24
YOUTH age 5-12, $17.50
CHILDREN 4 & under are free.

Parking is $5 per vehicle.

what to bring, what to wear
Greenfield Village is spread over dozens of acres-- comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes are a must. A large portion of activities are held outdoors, rain, snow or shine. Dressing for the weather is a must. Bring umbrellas/rain gear/snow gear and prepare for a wide range of temperatures.

Wheelchairs are available for a small fee at the Village entrance. Electric scooters are also available for a fee, but only in limited supply. Wheelchairs and scooters are rented on a first come, first served basis -- plan to arrive early if you need to rent them. You are welcome to bring your own wheelchair or scooter, however, upright scooters (Segways) are not allowed on premises.

Children's wagons are also available to rent for a fee at the Village entrance. You are welcome to bring your own stroller or wagon, however, recreational scooters, bicycles or in-line/in-sole skates are not allowed inside the Village gates.

Bring a camera; photography is allowed in all areas of the Village.

The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
AAA Traffic & Construction Report