Public Square - Readers' Pick
Best Nature or Hiking Trail
Kensington Metro Park
Published: April 25, 2012
2240 W. Buno Rd., Milford; 800-477-3178; metroparks.com
Seven hiking trails take you through wetlands, forests and fields. More than 253 birds species have been sighted at Kensington, including bald eagles, woodpeckers, osprey and more. Deer, badgers, weasels and other mammals can be spotted too. The trails range from a half-mile to 2.5 miles. You can take the boardwalk to an island on Wildwig Lake, where the great herons nest.