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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; 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 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: 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 Fat Bike Mountain Bike route in conjunction with the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association.  
  • 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 open year-round   
  • Discover the exciting sport of Geocaching at Addison Oaks 
  • 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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    Managed Hunts
    Oakland County Parks will conduct managed deer hunts at Addison Oaks County Park this fall in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Managed hunts are part of a long-term wildlife management program to reduce and stabilize the white-tail deer population and restore ecological function to park natural communities. All deer taken will be donated to the Salvation Army in support of the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger Program.

    The park will be closed Nov. 17, 19, 20, 24 and Dec. 8, 9.

    Give the gift of the great outdoors!
    Oakland County Parks and Recreation 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 $10 minimum 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


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


    The park is open year-round; closed Christmas Day.
    Camping season -
    Contact Station opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m.  
    Off-season -
    Open 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

    Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Please note that permits are not always available at the park during the off-season.

    Fees & Permits

    During the off-season (late October through mid-May), 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.