Boat Rental

Park Hours

General Park

Independence Lake is open from 8 a.m. to dusk (or 9 p.m. in the summer season) year round.

Beach

The beach is open from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend during the hours of 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Blue Heron Bay

(Our New spray play facility!)

Blue Heron Bay is open from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend during the hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

No outside food or beverages are permitted in the spray park. Food and beverages can be purchased at the concessions stand.

Subject to Change

Beach and Blue Heron Bay hours are subject to change without advance notice, 734-449-4437.

Vehicle Admission Fees

Annual Pass

Resident Fee
Washtenaw County Residents
$30
Non-Residents $45

Daily Admission

Resident Fee
Washtenaw County Residents
$6
Washtenaw County Seniors
$3
Non-Residents $10
Non-Resident Seniors
$6

Bus Fees

Vehicle
Daily
Annual
Mini-Bus $15 $75
Bus Admission
$30 $150

Blue Heron Bay Fees

Resident Daily Admission
Evening Admission
(Weekdays after 5 p.m.)
Residents $4 $3
Non-Residents $5 $4
Ages Under 2
Free Free

Boat Rental Fees

Flotation devices are required and provided. In order to rent a boat, individuals must sign a boating rules and regulation acknowledgment form and leave a Driver's License or State I.D. with the office during the rental. Additionally, a $20 (cash) refundable deposit is required for all rentals.

Boats available to rent at Independence Lake County Park

Paddleboats

  • $7 per 1/2 hour
  • $14 per hour

Rowboats

  • $5 per hour
  • $20 per day

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