Trails & Parks

Trails
Clinton River Trail

The Clinton River Trail is a recreational multi-use trail on 16 miles of abandoned rail line through the heart of Oakland County, including the cities of Sylvan Lake, Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills and Rochester. 

Paint Creek Trail
Owned and managed by the Paint Creek Trailways Commission (PCTC), the Paint Creek Trail is an 8.9 mile linear park, located in northeast Oakland County.


Parks
Avon Nature Study Area 
Located on the south side of Avon Road, between Livernois and Old Perch, this park is 102.5 acres of beautiful land with trails, wildlife,  and a pond, gazebo, picnic area, scenic overlook, and Clinton River frontage. 

Avondale Park 
Located at 3400 Bathurst (south of Auburn between Crooks and Adams), this park is 18.5 acres with sports fields for rend, play areas, picnic areas, a shelter and nature areas. 

Bloomer Park 345 John R Road (north of Avon)
  • 200 acres (approx)
  • Sports fields for rent; shelter rentals; velodrome; trails and natural areas; play areas
  • Vehicle entry fee
Earl E. Borden Park 1400 E. Hamlin Road (John R and Hamlin)
  • 143 acres
  • Sports fields for rent; batting cages; tennis and basketball courts; roller hockey; wooded area; Festival of the Hills
Eugene S. Nowicki Park (East side of Adams Road, south of Tienken Road)
  • 34.6 acres
  • Undeveloped
Helen V. Allen Park South side of School Road (between Dequindre and John R)
  • 4.5 acres
  • Softball diamonds for rent
Innovation Hills 2800 W. Hamlin Road (North side of Hamlin Road, between Crooks Road and Adams Road)
  • 70.6 acres
  • Currently under development
Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1005 Van Hoosen Road (south of Tienken)
  • 15.3 acres
  • Historic farm museum complex on Stoney Creek
  • Tours; special events; exhibits; displays; day camps; gift shop; gazebo; meeting rooms; weddings
  • Fees: Admission; programs; meeting room rentals; wedding ceremonies and receptions 
Thelma G. Spencer Park 3701 John R Road (Auburn and South Blvd.)
  • 113 acres
  • 38-acre lake; beach area; swimming; fishing; picnic areas; boat rentals; sports fields for rent
  • Vehicle entry fee
Veterans Memorial Pointe 1015 S. Livernois Road
  • 5.1 acre
  • Granite monument; gazebo; memorial pathway
  • Adjacent to Clinton River Trail
  • Memorial brick order form
Wabash Park 100 Wabash Road (North side of Wabash, one block west of Rochester Road)
  • 3.7 acres
  • Picnic area; play structure; community garden 
Yates Park 1991 E. Avon Road
  • 4.0 acres
  • Fishing on Clinton River; picnic area

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