If you’re looking for tree top fun, we’ve got it for you. From tree houses to stay and play to nature inspired playset for an afternoon of fun – here are the best ‘tree house’ destinations in metro Detroit.

Howell Nature Center

The Howell Nature Center is one of our favorite places to visit animals, take a nature walk and let the children run around the playground – the treehouse forts and canopy walks are pretty cool for parents and kids alike!

Local Playgrounds

Have a treetop adventure close to home, here are local playground your kids will love climbing around.

Tree Runner Adventure Park

Kids  6 and older will have a blast trying  60 exciting obstacles and zip lines at the Aerial Forests in West Bloomfield and Rochester.

Dow Gardens

Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens features 54 acres of woodlands, ponds, apple orchard, meadows, and stream. Guests of all ages and abilities are immersed in the forest on the nation’s longest canopy walk, 1,400 feet long, soaring up to 40 feet above the ground.

Cannaley Treehouse Village

If you have cabin fever, we’ve got some cabins for you! The Cannaley Treehouse Village is the largest public overnight treehouse site in the country and it’s only a short drive away at Metroparks Toledo!

The Mohicans Treehouse Resort

The Mohicans Treehouse Resort in Glenmont, Ohio is a family owned and run business that believes in respecting the environment and supporting sustainability. The resort has 9 nine state-of-art treehouses, 4 large ground cabins, and 2 new country homes.

Photo credit: Toledo Metroparks