Independence Lake County Park

Indy Boats

Upcoming Events in the Park: 

Summer Sunset Yoga

Every Wednesday                                                                             

 June 26th through August 14th                                                     


 Instructor: Jenny 

Vehicle entry required and $5 class fee. 

A slow flow yoga class, all levels welcome, no experience necessary, please bring your own mat. 

Class will meet outside. Class may be canceled due to inclement weather two hours before yoga is set to start. Please check website for cancelations. 

Questions :Contact Julie                                                                     

734-449-4437 x 203                                             

Night Photo Hike   

Friday, August 9th                                                                                   


Expand your knowledge and learn how to take night photos while hiking with an REI expert and Park Naturalist. Possibly see meteor showers during the evening. Bonfire and s'mores will follow! 


Program is FREE with vehicle admission 

Questions :Contact Julie                                                                     

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Kelsey Dehring                                                                                                                        

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Recreational Activities

Independence Lake County Park offers a multitude of recreational activities for park visitors, and features diverse habitats including wetlands, prairies and great stands of oaks. The summer months feature:

  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Rollerblading
  • Swimming

The park offers a launch site for canoes, kayaks and motorized boats with ten or less horsepower (paddleboats and rowboats are available for rent).

Year Round Fun

The fun doesn't stop once the summer season is over - this park is open year round! From groomed trails for cross-country skiing to snowshoeing or ice fishing, Independence Lake has something for everyone to enjoy. Visit us soon!

Park Brochure

Check out the Independence Lake Park brochure for more information. 

Nature Programs

Pre-arranged nature programs are available with one of the Park Naturalists.

Owned & Operated

Independence Lake County Park is owned and operated by the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.