|Area||626 acres (253 ha)|
|Operated by||City of Dearborn|
|Status||Open year round|
Camp Dearborn is a park owned by Dearborn, Michigan, although it is located 35 miles away in Milford. The 626 acres (2.53 km2) park has several ponds and lakes as well as access to the Huron River, a half-mile swimming beach, swimming pool, picnic sites, and camping areas. Activities include fishing, paddle boat rentals, hayrides, dances, miniature golf and a 27-hole golf course. Canoe/kayaks can launch into the Huron River while a bike trail connects to downtown and other local parks. Camping for tents and RV on 191 sites (including a section for permanent trailers) and in 118 permanent tents and 30 cabins.
Camp Dearborn opened on May 29, 1948 under leadership of Mayor Orville L. Hubbard. Services in the park are provided by Dearborn city employees. During the Great Recession of 2008, Dearborn investigated selling off the camp but found that the camp was profitable and that there was no prospect of a reasonably profitable sale due to zoning issues.
- Dearborn Then and Now - Camp Dearborn, Dearborn Historical Museum, video segment, 2009