Stony Creek Metropark

Stony Creek Metropark review, pics, and info for Stony Creek, Stony Creek Nature Center, Dog Park, Eastwood Beach, Water features, and beaches. 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 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
  • Dog Park – Oakgrove Picnic Area
  • Fitness Trail Stations – Near Eastwood Beach
  • Golf Course – Par 72 18-hole Golf Course
  • Hiking – on more than 27 miles of trails
  • Mountain Biking – on miles of trails
  • Quadzilla Water Park – Eastwood Beach
  • 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 dog park. The boat launch parking lot is an ideal place to access the 6.1 mile paved walking trail around the park.

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, & Quadzilla 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)

dogsStony Creek Dog Park
(normal park hours)
Launched in the summer of 2022, the Stony Creek Dog Park is located in the Oakgrove Picnic area. Dogs are welcome at Stony Creek Metropark on a 6 ft leash. This area is an “off leash” area of the park just for dogs with a special area for small dogs. The dog park area features a water bottle and pet water bowl filling station, benches, dog waste stations, and planting bed. The dog park has a Small Dog area for dogs 15 lbs and under. (full review and info)

Stony Creek Metropark Hours
PARK – 6a-10p

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

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