DestinationOakland.com is a site for residents and visitors alike. It provides a gateway to all there is to see and do in Oakland County, Michigan, from our scenic recreation areas to our vibrant downtowns.
You'll find information about what you can see in our natural areas and resources to help you protect and enjoy the environment.
This site is a project made possible by the contributions of many different departments throughout the County. These Oakland County departments include:
Oakland County's beautiful parks contribute to the high quality of life that attracts businesses and residents to our communities. In 44 years, the Oakland County Parks system has grown to nearly 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.