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Lake Erie Metropark
32481 W. Jefferson

Brownstown, MI 48173 – Map Me
(734) 379-5020
Contact Us Online

Park Hours 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Park Office 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Great Wave PoolLearn More
Closed

Golf CourseLearn More
(734) 379-0048

Marshland MuseumLearn More
(734) 379-5020
Monday – Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

Marina, Learn More
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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About

Just a short drive from the city, behold three miles of captivating Lake Erie shoreline and sweeping vistas that you can only get with a Great Lake and great river at 1,607-acre Lake Erie Metropark. Follow the path of lake freighters moving up and down along the Detroit River against exceptional views of Sugar Island, Grosse Ile, and Celeron Island. Scan the sky of this popular bird-watching site, with more than 300 species recorded, and you just might spot a migrating broad-wing hawk or bald eagle flying above. This designated “Important Bird Area” is one of the premier hawk-watching sites in North America.

Plan on adding some recreational activity to your day with an 18-hole regulation golf course, the “Great Wave” swimming pool, Marshlands Museum and Nature Center, boat launches and a marina. Hike through miles of nature trails or kayak along coastal wetlands. In the winter, walk along a cleared 1.6-mile paved trail, cross-country ski along 4-miles of flat, groomed trails, or ice fish for perch. Smaller guests are never forgotten with a brand new children’s play area with slides, mini-rock wall, and swings. Experience the splendor of this Southeastern Michigan lakeshore treasure and make some of your best memories today.

Fees

A Metropark Motor Vehicle Entry Permit gives you access to all 13 Huron-Clinton Metroparks. 2018 Vehicle Entry Permits are on sale now! Annual permits are valid from the time of purchase through December 31, 2018.

You can purchase them at toll booths, park offices, interpretive centers and online!

Annual Permits

  • Annual Vehicle Permit: $35
  • Annual Boat Permit: $35
  • Annual Vehicle/Boat Permit: $70 – This combination permit for vehicles and boats allows a vehicle with a boat trailer to enter the Metroparks.

Annual Permits Seniors (age 62+)

  • Annual Vehicle Permit: $21
  • Annual Boat Permit: $21
  • Annual Vehicle/Boat Permit: $42 – This combination permit for vehicles and boats allows a vehicle with a boat trailer to enter the Metroparks.

Joint Combination Vehicle Permit

  • $59 – This combination permit for vehicles allows entry into the Metroparks and Oakland County Parks.

Daily Fee

  • $10 per vehicle
  • $10 daily boat trailer fee

Disabled Veterans

  • Free park entry with a state-issued Disabled Veteran license plate. More Info

Walkers, bicyclists, and inline skaters can enjoy free access to all Metroparks by entering through the park roads and hike/bike trails.

NOTE: Michigan’s Recreation Passport, purchased for your Michigan license plate, does not allow entry into the Metroparks. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks is a separate regional park system than the Michigan State Parks, and requires its own entry permit.

Sat 29
Sun 30

LENS CAP

September 30 @ 2:00 pm
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Oct 02

Grand Tuesday

October 2 @ 10:00 am
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Oct 06

Coffee Club

October 6 @ 7:00 am
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Oct 13

‘Shrooming with Jane

October 13 @ 10:00 am
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Oct 20

Owl Pellet Dissecting Day

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Oct 27

Pesky Critters

October 27 @ 10:00 am
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Great Wave Pool
Marina
Golf Course
Online Shelter Rental
Marshlands Museum
Biking
Get Out & Play Trail Challenge
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