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Oakland County's beautiful parks contribute to the high quality of life that attracts businesses and residents in its 62 communities. In 50 years, the Oakland County Parks system has grown to 6,700 acres of natural landscapes and outdoor recreation for Oakland County residents.

The 13 Oakland County Parks offer a wide variety of year-round recreation opportunities ranging from camping, hiking, swimming, boating, golfing and picnicking to cross-country skiing, ice skating and ice fishing.

Oakland County is proud of its leadership in preserving park land and creating recreational opportunities for all the people of Oakland County. The parks function in an environmentally-sensitive manner to protect the natural world for future generations. 

Mission Statement
The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission is dedicated to providing quality recreation experiences that encourage healthy lifestyles, support economic prosperity, and promote the protection of natural resources.

 Oakland Co. Exec. L. Brooks Patterson says "Happy 50th"

Oakland Co. Exec. L. Brooks Patterson says "Happy 50th"