Oakland County Winter Trails

Cross Country Skier in Oakland County Park.

Don’t let the snow keep you away from an Oakland County Park. There is plenty to do from: cross country skiing to snowshoeing, hiking and so much more. Does your pooch love to romp around outside in the winter? Several parks have off-leash areas, and trails for on-leash exploring. Bring the whole family and create some wonderful winter memories.

 

All Oakland County Parks areas (except Groveland Oaks and Lyon Oaks Golf Course) are open for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking. Glen OaksRed OaksSpringfield Oaks, and White Lake Oaks golf courses do not have groomed trails or warming areas, but are open to those with their own equipment when gates are open. Winter hiking is also available on most trails.

Venture out and explore the winter activities at one of these Oakland County Parks:

Addison Oaks

  • Cross country skiing (groomed and ungroomed)
  • Snowshoeing (groomed and ungroomed)
  • Hiking
  • Ice fishing
  • Disc Golf
  • Fat Tire Biking

Highland Oaks

  • Hiking
  • Equestrian trails
  • Cross Country skiing trails (ungroomed)
  • Snowshoeing (ungroomed)

Independence Oaks

  • Ice fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Cross Country skiing (groomed, rentals available)
  • Snowshoeing (groomed, rentals available)
  • Hiking

Lyon Oaks

  • Hiking
  • Cross Country skiing (ungroomed)
  • Snowshoeing (ungroomed)
  • Off-leash dog park with on-leash walking trails

Orion Oaks

  • Cross Country skiing (ungroomed)
  • Snowshoeing (ungroomed)
  • Hiking
  • Ice fishing
  • Off-leash dog park with on-leash walking trails

Red Oaks

  • Hiking
  • Off-leash dog park

Rose Oaks

  • Cross country skiing (ungroomed)
  • Snowshoeing (ungroomed)
  • Hiking
  • Equestrian trails
  • Ice fishing

Waterford Oaks

  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing (ungroomed)
  • Sledding hill

A daily pass or annual vehicle permit is required to visit the park. Purchase your pass in person at one of more than 25 locations around the county, or on the Oakland County Parks and Recreation website. Visit the Oakland County Parks website and follow them on Facebook and Twitter for more information and events at all 13 Oakland County Parks.

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