If your family loves the sun, then Hidden Springs Beach at Independence Oaks County Park is great place to cool off in the summer. The park offers several playgrounds, pavilions, volleyball, horseshoe pits, 12 miles of nature trails, sensory garden as well as an amphitheater and more on 1,286 acres.
Independence Oaks many different areas for their guests to enjoy including Beach Cove, Hidden Springs Beach, Lake Point, Lakeside View, Moraine Knoll, Pine Grove, Trailside, Twin Chimney, Amphitheater, Sensory Garden, as well as the Wint Nature Center.
Hidden Springs Beach at Independence Oaks
Hidden Springs Beach offers a scenic sandy beach on a 1.7-acre lake with 300 feet of beach coastline. The swimming area is roped off so as to limited the maximum depth to four feet, giving swimmers at least 18,000 square feet of swimming space. It is important to realize that there is no lifeguard at this beach. Therefore, it is left to the visitors to keep a close eye on their swimmers. Visitors can also enjoy playing sand volleyball or playing sports on the grassy field. Picnic tables, a small gazebo (with a grill), restrooms as well as vending concessions are within walking distance of the beach.
The nearby Beach Cove area offers a playground, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, baseball diamonds as well as the Beach Cove Pavilion. One paved parking lot services both areas and is about 300 feet from the beach.
Connect With Oakland County Parks
Other Oakland County Parks
Holly Oaks ORV Park
Red Oaks Nature Center
Red Oaks Waterpark
Waterford Oaks Waterpark
Clarkston/ Independence Parks
Deer Lake Beach
McCord Property/Clarkston Community Garden
Renee Pryzbylski Memorial Spray Park
Sashabaw Pains Park
Bernadette Manaay is a proud mom of two wonderful kids, Ianna and Bernard. She has been married to her husband, Ian, for almost 11 years. Bernadette is a Physical Therapist by profession in Metro Detroit. Her family loves to travel and go camping every summer and early fall. Her desire and passion to document her family’s everyday life lead her to become a self-taught photographer. It is very fulfilling to a mom to capture and freeze as many moments as we can because time just flies so fast. See the special memories of her family on her Instagram account: @adetteskyph.