Stony Creek Metropark

Stony Creek Metropark review, pics, and info for Stony Creek and its amenities. Stony Creek Metropark features beaches, several picnic areas, camping, a par 72 golf course, boating and fishing on Stony Creek Lake, swimming, winter sports, ziplining, miles of fitness and nature trails and more on nearly 4500 acres of picturesque land in Oakland and Macomb County


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Popular facets of Stony Creek include Go Ape! Zipline and Treetops Adventure course, Eastwood Beach & its HUGE, state-of-the-art playground, and Stony Creek Nature Center. In addition to these features (see below for more comprehensive reviews), Stony Creek Metropark boasts a 18-hole Par 72 golf course, large overnight campsites, great fishing, 15 picnic shelters & pavilions , and much more

Other Stony Creek Metropark Attractions Include

  • Bike Rental – Bike, skate, or walk on the 6.1 mile paved trail circling Stony Creek Lake
  • Boating – Boat launch ramp access to Stony Creek Lake
  • Boat Rental – Kayaks, Canoes, Paddleboats, Rowboats, and Character Boats at Mt Vernon Picnic Area
  • Camping – Campsite rental at Ridgewood Campground
  • Disc Golf – Gladeview Picnic Area
  • Fitness Trail Stations – Near Eastwood Beach
  • Hiking – on more than 27 miles of trails
  • Mountain Biking – on miles of trails
  • Winter Sports – Cross Country Skiing at the Golf Course, Winter Mountain Biking and Winter Fat Tire Mountain Biking at West Branch picnic area, Ice Fishing, Ice Skating near the boat launch building, Sledding at Gladeview picnic area and West Branch Picnic area, Snowboarding

Some of the most popular attractions at Stony Creek Metropark include the Stony Creek Nature Center, Eastwood Beach Playground and Waterslide, and Go Ape! Zipline and Treetop Adventure course.

Nature Center
(Open School Season 1p-5p Weekdays, 10a-5p Weekends Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas / Summer Season 10a-5p Daily)
Renovated from the ground-up in 2009, the Stony Creek Nature Center is very modern and features hand-on interactive learning stations, numerous displays, easy access to nature areas, and many critters to check out. The Stony Creek Nature wasn’t much more than a house with some aquariums in it when I was a kid. I’m thankful for the upgrade and thankful they held on to the beautiful wooden balcony deck that overlooks acres of scenic forest and a stream – (full review, pics, and info)

Eastwood Beach Playground, Eastwood Bach, & Trippo Waterslide
(6a-10p Summer Stony Creek Metropark Hours)
Built in 2012, the Eastwood Beach playground covers almost a full acre of beachfront. The state-of-the-art playground has features that you won’t find at many other playscapes including built-in scavenger hunts, windup sound machines, hydraulic fireman pole, spiderweb climbing wall, 3-D maze, and more! You can also enjoy a giant inflatable waterslide in the summer (costs associated), bike rentals, indoor restroom facilities, the beach, concessions, and more – (full review, pics, and info)

Go Ape Zipline Adventure Course
(Season starts Mid-April and Runs through Mid October)
The newly constructed Stony Creek Metropark zipline adventure course is a unique outdoor experience that takes participants on a 2-3 hour journey through the forest canopy. Guests will take on suspended obstacles through the jungle crossing tree tops, swing on a Tarzan swing and grab onto a rope wall, and glide through the breeze on a zip line while enjoying the incredible view. The highest platform is 50 Feet. The longest crossing is 71 Feet. The longest zip-line is a relaxing 609 Feet. The total length of the Zipline and Treetop Adventure at Stony Creek Metro Park is 2970 feet – (full review, pics, and info)

Stony Creek Metropark Hours
PARK – 6a-10p

Stony Creek Metropark
4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, MI 48316

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