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7800 Gale Road Recreation Passport Required: Yes
Waterford, MI 48327 Approximate Size: 3745 (Acres)
Phone Number: (248) 666-1020 Unit Map
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Alcohol RestrictionsCross Country Skiing
Fishing in the ParksHiking
HuntingMetal Detecting
Michigan State Park Explorer ProgramMountain Biking
Radio Controlled FlyingSnowmobiling
SwimmingWatchable Wildlife
BeachBeach House
Boat LaunchElectrical Service
Group Use AreaModern Restrooms
Picnic AreaPicnic Shelter
PlaygroundShooting Range
Pontiac Lake-Modern
(800) 447-2757
176 site(s), $19
Electrical Service, Modern Restrooms, Playground
(248) 666-1020
24 site(s), $18
Equestrian, Equestrian Camping, Rustic Site, Vault Toilet
Pontiac Lake-Equestrian
Trail Length: 17.00 (Miles)
Pontiac Lake-Hiking Trail
Trail Length: 1.90 (Miles)
Pontiac Lake-Mountain Bike Trail
Trail Length: 11.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Skiing, Hiking, Mountain Biking
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, with 3,745 acres of a mixture of marshes, ponds, heavy forests, old farm fields, river bottom and lakes that support a variety of animals and excellent hunting. Designated trails throughout the recreation area are available for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking.

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area Events
GO--Get Outdoors Calendar of Events

The park is located near the urban areas of southeast Michigan and is easily accessible by the major highways: I- 75, I-96, US-24 and M-59. The Pontiac Silver Dome is only 15 minutes away. Detroit's convention and cultural centers, Dearborn's Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, are only 45 minutes from the park. Some of the state and county institutes of learning are easily accessed from Pontiac Lake Recreation Area: University of Detroit, Oakland University, Colombiere Center, Oakland Community College, and Wayne State University.

For more information about friends groups and events at Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, click on one of the following links:
Friends of Pontiac Lake
Pontiac Lake Horseman's Association
Pontiac Miniature Aircraft Club

Make a Tax Deductible Donation to Pontiac Lake Recreation Area


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