Audio Tours of Waterford

Welcome to Waterford Sound Waves, a series of self guided walking tours that will take you to some of the interesting areas that Waterford Township has to offer. Your "personal tour guide" will take you by the hand and present to you the history of Waterford and introduce you to the early settlers. You will also visit some of the beautiful natural areas that make Waterford such a special place. Here's a great way to experience Waterford Township with a fun, interesting and healthy walk.
The nature center with fresh snow on the ground
You can download these tours on your MP3 player at no charge and take them with you to the sites or access them from your smartphone or other mobile device. You will be given instructions when to start and stop the recordings to stay synchronized with the areas you will be viewing. Remember that, while you will find our tours informative regardless of where you listen to them, these tours are best experienced on location. Get out and enjoy in person all that Waterford has to offer.
Guidelines & Helpful Hints
As you follow along these tours please remember to respect any private property you will be viewing, or passing by, and for safety reasons please stay on the sidewalks or public pathways  If you are walking trails watch your footing, there will be exposed roots and fallen trees.
A red barn on a farm


This series was produced with the assistance of the Waterford Historical Society and the support of the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. All things technical were provided by the Media Network and a special thanks goes to the Waterford Mott Drama Club for their participation.

The Tours

So, grab your headphones, put on your walking shoes and let the adventure begin…
Waterford Historic District Tour
This tour starts at the Historic Church at 5860 Andersonville Road.

Drayton Plains Nature Center
This tour starts in the parking lot of the Drayton Plains Nature Center at 2125 Denby.

Hess-Hathaway Farm Tour
This tour starts in the parking lot of the Hess-Hathaway Farm at 825 South Williams Lake Road.
A brick church with a white steeple