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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. 

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; two yurts; 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 include electricity, refrigerator, table and chairs, outdoor fire pit and cooking grill.
  • Sandy beach with concession building (vending machines)
  • Row and pedal boat and kayak rentals and mountain and specialty 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: 15 miles of trails for hiking including a 2.5 mile paved Buhl Lake Trail; 9.42 miles of trail for equestrian use and 7 miles of flowing singletrack mountain bike trail.
  • In winter 2015, Addison Oaks debuted a 6.5-mile Winter Fat Bike Mountain Bike route in conjunction with the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association.  
  • 2.4-mile Connector Trail: Pedestrians, bicyclists and equestrians use the trail to safely travel from Addison Oaks Main Park to Addison Oaks East Park. The trail links to multi-use trails at Cranberry Lake Park and indirectly links (via Lake George Road) to mountain bike/hiking trails at Bald Mountain State Recreation Area. 
  • 24-hole Disc Golf Course open year-round   
  • Discover the exciting sport of Geocaching at Addison Oaks 
  • Non-groomed cross-country skiing (skate and classic styles) on the Buhl Lake Trail
  • Ice fishing

    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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    1480 West Romeo Road
    Leonard, MI 48367


    The park is open year-round; closed Christmas Day.

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

    Open 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

    Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Permits are not always available at the park during the off-season.

    Fees & Permits

    During the off-season (late October through April), purchase daily pass or annual vehicle permit prior to arrival, as  permits are not always available at the park. View park fees and purchase permits online.