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Highland Oaks

Highland Oaks offers 302 acres of picturesque rolling hills, wetlands and old pastures.

Located within the headwaters of the Shiawassee River, Highland Oaks preserves sensitive habitat while providing recreational experiences in a natural setting.

  • Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required (please purchase prior to arrival, as permits are not always available at the park) 
  • Park is undeveloped but hiking, geocaching, horseback riding, mountain biking and cross-country skiing allowed on 2.5 miles of multi-purpose trails
  • Fishing allowed on new accessible floating dock  
  • Archery deer hunting in a limited area from October-January. Michigan DNR rules apply
  • Designated equestrian trailer parking area on N. Milford Road, 1/2 mile north of White Lake Road; a second parking lot is located off of Milford Road in east-central portion of the park

Highland Oaks County Park has universally accessible boardwalks, trails and a fishing dock. See Park Trail Map for reference; new trails include Spring Lake Trail and Black Oak Barren Trail.
In addition, a second parking lot/park entrance is located off of Milford Road, south of the original parking lot, to connect to the new trail. This parking lot will not accommodate equestrian trailer parking. Equestrian trailers are allowed only in the northern parking lot.

6555 Milford Road
Highland, MI  48442

Two designated parking areas on N. Milford Road, north of White Lake Road.


Park hours are approximately 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset. Park is open year-round.

Fees & Permits

Daily or annual vehicle permit required (permits are not available at the park). View park fees and purchase permits online.