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Lakeshore Park

Lakeshore Playground

Mountain Bikers at Lakeshore Park

Couple sitting on bench looking at Walled Lake

Playscape at Lakeshore Park

Address

601 S. Lake Drive
Novi, Michigan 48375

Park Shelter Reservations Available: Yes

Hours

Off-Season

  • Day after Labor Day – Friday before Memorial Day weekend (discount rental rate)
  • Limited service available - no staff on duty - beach & concession closed - porta-john available
  • Park hours - 8:00am - 6.00pm

In-Season

  • Memorial Day - Labor Day
  • Full service available - full staff on duty - beach open - concession service available (hours may vary) - restrooms open
  • Park hours - 8:00am - 9:30pm
  • Beach hours -
    Beginning Memorial Day:
    11:00am - 5:00pm
    Day after school is out until Labor Day:
    10:00am - 7:00pm
    (NOTE: Beach hours from 8/25/14 - 9/1/14 are 11:00am - 5:00pm)
  • There is a fee of $5 per car for non-residents. Or pay $30 for an annual pass.

Description

This park hosts a number of activities including, Camp Lakeshore, family picnics, mountain bike and running races and more.  The waters of Walled Lake lure hundreds of families to the park on sunny days.  Nature lovers will enjoy the "up north" feeling of Lakeshore Park by walking, biking, running or skiing in the ten miles of trails. Only a short walk (.2 miles) from the Pavilion Shore Park which will provide additional amenities to enjoy such as lake front seating, pathways and open space.

Mountain Bike Trail

Lakeshore Park Trail Map
Lakeshore Park
Trail Map

Lakeshore Park's mountain bike trail is approximately 10 miles long and covers a variety of terrain for both the intermediate and experienced rider.  In addition to the more challenging mountain bike trail, Lakeshore Park also contains an extensive network of wider trails suited to walking, family biking, and cross-country skiing..  The trail head and information kiosk is located at the south end of Lakeshore Park (601 South Lake Drive).  Note that motorized vehicles are not permitted anywhere on park property.

Lakeshore's Mountain Bike Trail (4:38 YouTube video)

Amenities

Barbeque Beach and swimming
Concession Nature Trails
Playground Picnic Shelters
Restrooms Sledding
Soccer Open Greenspace

Other Information

Access to ski and bike trails is from the south end of the park.  Maps are available.  In the "off-season" the south end of the park is closed to vehicles.  Park in the main lot please.

Park Entrance Fees

Daily Non-Resident Fee: $5.00
Annual Non-Resident Fee: $30.00
Daily Resident Fee: FREE
Annual Resident Fee: FREE
MMBA Volunteer:  (Michigan Mountain Bike Association, SE Chapter) FREE
(with 16 hours of park trail maintenance with the organization)