Independence Oaks- Clarkston: Oakland County's Largest Park

Independence Oaks
Address: 9501 Sashabaw Rd, Village of Clarkston, MI 48348
Phone: 248-625-0877

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Independence Oaks Description

Independence Oaks is the largest Oakland County Park at 1,286 acres. The Wint Nature Center offers interactive exhibits, interpretive programs and Scout Badge Days. Camp Wilderness, a youth group overnight camping area, features platform tents and a modern bathhouse. Recreation amenities include: 12+ miles of natural and paved trails; a swimming beach; archery range; volleyball courts; boat launch (non-motorized boats); and rowboat, canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals. In winter, cross-country ski equipment is available for rent on weekends.

Independence Oaks Hours

April – August: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fall – Winter: times vary depending on sunlight (times are posted at park)


  • $5/car/day: Oakland County Resident Rate
  • $12/car/day: Regular Rate
  • Year Round Pass: $30 for Oakland County Residents or $48 non-resident.

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