Independence Lake County Park

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Program Title Date
Winter Yoga In The Park Package 1-2 through 3-27, 2022
Winter Yoga In The Park 1 1-2 through 2-13, 2022
January Night Hike  1-7-2022
Winter Family Campfire Cooking 1-8-2022
Kids Ice Fishing Clinic  1-22-2022
Stargazing With Your Sweetheart  2-11-2022
Ice Fishing Derby  2-12-2022
Winter Yoga In The Park 2 2-20 through 3-27, 2022
February Night Hike  2-25-2022
March Night Hike  3-4-2022
Spring Fireside Storytime  3-5-2022
Full Worm Moon Night Hike  3-18-2022
March Lifeguarding Class 3-24 & 3-29,30,31, 2022
Spring Yoga In The Park 4-3 through 5-22, 2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 4-8-2022
Spring Bird Egg Hunt  4-9-2022
Frog Calling Night Hike 4-22-2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 5-13-2022
Self-Defense Seminar 5-18-2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 6-10-2022
Archery  6-10-2022
Free Fishing Weekend 6-12-2022
Fairy Doors  6-24-2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 7-8-2022
Rock Painting 7-22-2022
Special Needs Splash 7-23-2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 8-12-2022
Stargazing and Perseids 8-12-2022
Family Board Game Night 8-26-2022
Disc Golf Glow Night 9-9-2022
Women’s Nature Camp 9-17&18-2022
Red Hawk Glow Disc Golf Tournament 10-7-2022
Owl Prowl 10-7-2022
Fall Fireside Story Time 10-14-2022
Fall Family Campfire Cooking 10-15-2022
Howl-o-ween Dog walk and Costume Contest 10-28-2022
Almost Full Moon Hike 11-4-2022
Full Moon Night Hike 11-18-2022
Yule Log Making 12-2-2022
Almost Solstice Night Hike 12-16-2022


  • To register for the programs in the table above go to
  • All programs will be under the "Nature Programs" tab.
  • Each program will have a description of what the program is.
  • You will need to create an online account to register for programs if you do not already have one.
  • Program registration opens several weeks prior to the program date. Check the registration website for current active program registrations.  
  • If you have questions about the programs or registration please contact Julie at [email protected] or [email protected] or call 734-449-4437.

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.