Independence Lake County Park

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Program Title Date
Winter Yoga In The Park Package 1-7 through 4-21, 2024
Winter Yoga In The Park 1 1-7 through 2-18, 2024
January Self-Guided Lantern Lit Trail 1-5-2024
Kids Ice Fishing Clinic  1-20-2023
February Self-Guided Lantern Lit Trail 2-2-2024
Stargazing With Your Sweetheart  2-9-2024
Ice Fishing Derby  2-10-2024
Spring Fireside Storytime  3-2-2024
Winter Yoga In the Park 2  3-3 through 4-21, 2024
March Self-Guided Lantern Lit Trail 3-1-2024
Spring Yoga In The Park 4-28 through 5-19, 2024
Frog Calling 4-12-2024
Kayaking and Bird Watching 4-27-2024
Disc Golf Glow Night 5-10-2024
Summer Yoga In The Park  5-31 through 9-6, 2024
Summer Yoga In The Park 1  5-31 through 7-19, 2024
Free Fishing Weekend 6-9-2024
Disc Golf Glow Night 6-14-2024
Sensory Splash Time 6-14-2024
Archery 6-28-2024
 Disc Golf Glow Night  7-12-2024
Sensory Splash Time  7-12-2024
 Summer Yoga In The Park 2  7-26 through 9-6, 2024
Disc Golf Glow Night 8-9-2024
 Stargazing and Perseids  8-9-2024
 Sensory Splash Time  8-9-2024
Sunday Morning Paddle 9-8-2024
 Disc Golf Glow Night  9-13-2024
Fall Fireside Story Time  9-13-2024
 Fall Yoga In The Park  9-8 through 12-15, 2024
 Fall Yoga In The Park 1  9-8 through 10-20, 2024
Fall Yoga In The Park 2  10-27 through 12-15, 2024
Women’s Nature Camp 9-13 through 9-15, 2024
Independence Lake Craft Show  9-28-2024
Red Hawk Glow Disc Golf Tournament 10-11-2024
Owl Prowl 10-11-2024
Howl-o-ween Dog walk and Costume Contest 10-25-2024
Owl Prowl  11-1-2024
Yule Log Making 12-13-2024
December Self-Guided Lantern Lit Trail 12-21-2024


  • To register for the programs in the table above go to
  • All programs will be under the "Nature Programs" tab.
  • Each program will have a description of what the program is.
  • You will need to create an online account to register for programs if you do not already have one.
  • Program registration opens several weeks prior to the program date. Check the registration website for current active program registrations.  
  • If you have questions about the programs or registration please contact Julie or Ashley at [email protected] or call 734-449-4437.

Recreational Activities

Independence Lake County Park offers a multitude of recreational activities for park visitors, and features diverse habitats including wetlands, prairies and great stands of oaks. The summer months feature:

  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Rollerblading
  • Swimming

The park offers a launch site for canoes, kayaks and motorized boats with ten or less horsepower (paddleboats and rowboats are available for rent).

Year Round Fun

The fun doesn't stop once the summer season is over - this park is open year round! From groomed trails for cross-country skiing to snowshoeing or ice fishing, Independence Lake has something for everyone to enjoy. Visit us soon!

Park Brochure

Check out the Independence Lake Park brochure for more information. 

Nature Programs

Pre-arranged nature programs are available with one of the Park Naturalists.

Owned & Operated

Independence Lake County Park is owned and operated by the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.