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Addison Oaks

Addison Oaks is a scenic 1,140-acre park in northeast Oakland County with two lakes and spring-fed ponds.  

Addison Oaks was recently named one of the Top 10 best family-friendly places to hike by MetroParent Magazine. 

  • Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required (please purchase prior to arrival, from late October through mid-May, as permits are not always available at the park)
  • Swimming, boating, picnicking and group picnic shelters, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails and special events, including the annual Addison Oaks Mountain Bike and Handcycle Challenge 
  • Camping on individual modern sites; six group camping areas; six cabins and organized activities and entertainment for campers.  Four 4-person cabins and two 6-person cabins available for rent; (some wheelchair accessible). Cabins Includes electricity, refrigerator, table and chairs, outdoor fire pit and cooking grill.
  • Sandy beach with concession building (vending machines)
  • Row and pedal boat rentals and mountain bike rentals
  • Elegant Tudor-style Buhl Estate for weddings, banquets, receptions and business meetings. Food service by Oak Management  
  • Extensive 20+ mile trail system includes:
    Over 15 miles of trail open for hiking, which includes the 2.5 mile paved Buhl Lake Trail; 9.42 miles of trail open for equestrian use;  and almost 7 miles of flowing singletrack mountain bike trail.
  • NEW! The 2.4-mile Connector Trail is now open! Pedestrians, bicyclists and equestrians can use the trail to safely travel from Addison Oaks Main Park to Addison Oaks East Park.  Non-motorized access gates are provided along Lake George Road, W. Romeo Road, and Walker Road.  The Connector Trail also directly links to the multi-use trails at Cranberry Lake Park in Oakland Township,  and indirectly links (via Lake George Road) to mountain bike/hiking trails at the nearby Bald Mountain State Recreation Area. 
  • 24-hole Disc Golf Course is open year-round   
  • Discover the exciting sport of Geocaching at Addison Oaks 
  • NEW! Groomed cross-country skiing (skate and classic styles) on the Buhl Lake Trail, conditions permitting.
  • Ice fishing, conditions permitting
  • Addison Oaks East is open for seasonal archery deer hunting; Michigan DNR State Law hunting rules and regulations apply. (Addison Oaks East is east of Walker Road, north of Romeo Road and west of Rochester Road; parking is on Romeo Road east of Walker Road)

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    Addison Oaks County Park will be closed for managed deer hunts taking place on the following dates for 2014:

    • Tuesday, Nov. 18
    • Thursday, Nov. 20
    • Tuesday, Nov. 25
    • Tuesday, Dec. 9

    ADDISON OAKS-EAST will remain open to the public.
    Oak Management will remain open for banquet information at the main park.

    Active deer management is essential to maintaining deer populations at ecologically sustainable levels, to ensure the long-term health of natural communiites within the parks. Find details about hunting at the Oakland County Parks by clicking here.

    Give the gift of the great outdoors!
    Oakland County Parks and Recreation now offers rechargeable gift cards that are ideal for gift giving. Gift cards can be used toward vehicle permits, camping fees, green fees, waterpark admission, and programs at the 13 parks and golf courses. 
    A minimum of $10 is required on each card purchased. Cards expire 5 years from the date they are issued or 5 years from the date they were last reloaded.  Not valid for food and beverages.  Purchase gift cards at the park or online.


    1480 West Romeo Road
    Leonard, MI  48367
    (9 miles North of Rochester)

    Phone: 248-693-2432

    Hours of Operation:

    Camping season 
    - Contact Station opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m.

    The park is open year-round; closed Christmas Day. During the off-season, park is open 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

    Fees & Permits

    Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required prior to arrival, from late October through mid-May (permits are not always available at the park). View park fees and purchase permits online.