Summer camping season at Parks & Rec kicks off May 20

Mark your calendars for Friday, May 20 — the opening of camping season at Oakland County Parks! Addison Oaks in Leonard and Groveland Oaks in Holly will both be open for reservations.

Both parks offer four to six-person cabins for those who want to “sleep in style.” All cabins include a refrigerator, electricity, table and chairs, outdoor fire pit and cooking grill. Campsites include a nearby modern restroom and shower building. Trails, fishing, swimming, boating, baseball and volleyball fields, row and pedal boat rentals, bike rentals and a children’s playground are available at both parks

Addison Oaks features a 24-hole disc golf course, 7.5 miles of trails and a 3.6-mile equestrian trail. Groveland Oaks features a spiraling waterslide, an 18-hole mini golf course, a skate park area and one-mile paved Thread Creek Trail.

Advance reservations are available for cabins, group sites and pavilions, as well as 48 select individual campsites at each park. Campsite maps are available online.

Phone reservations will be taken Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Addison Oaks and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Groveland Oaks until the campgrounds open. After May 20, reservations can be made for both campgrounds Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations for cabins, pavilions and group areas for Groveland Oaks can only be made Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full payment plus $8 reservation fee must be made at the time of reservation.

Call (248) 858-1400 to reserve a campsite.

Find out more about Oakland County Parks here.