Community Gardens 

Does you living situation now allow you to garden? Do you live in an apartment or condo? Are deer keeping your from gardening in your own yard? Or maybe your yard doesn't get enough sun? The Greater Rochester Area is lucky to have TWO Community Gardens for residents to utilize.

The City of Rochester Community Garden (located on Woodward/Ludlow curve behind the baseball field) and

The Wabash Park Community Garden in the City of Rochester Hills (located in the Wabash Park off Wabash near Rochester Road)

Meet like-minded folks and put that green thumb to work! Represent a scout troop or service club that would like to raise food to donate to our local food pantries? Contact us today!

BOTH GARDENS ARE FULL for the 2019 Growing Season

Applications for each garden can be found below. Please be sure to fill out the correct application for the garden you wish to participate in! 

Applications are closed for the 2019 season

Please read the rules for each garden here:

2019 Wabash Garden Guidelines

2019 Rochester Community Garden Guidelines

Stay informed for next year (2020) on either garden by visiting

and make sure to select your garden from the list of newsletters.

General questions regarding either garden can be directed to







333 North Hill Circle

Rochester, MI



Nature Trail

Open daily dawn until dusk    


Offices/Indoor Nature Center

Summer Hours


9am - 3pm  




(248) 656-0999






Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit institution.  

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (DHNP) is a preserve situated on sixteen acres of land nestled in the neighborhoods of Rochester, MI.

DHNP offers walking trails that are free to the public and offers affordable educational classes for various age groups , maintains the grounds of the land under its stewardship, and works to keep the wonders of nature accessible to the people of the Greater Rochester Area.  

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