Kensington Metropark

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Kensington Metropark
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Fishing on Kent Lake
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Location within metro Detroit
Type Regional park
Location Milford Township / Lyon Township, Oakland County, Michigan USA
Coordinates 42°31′44″N 83°39′18″W / 42.528951°N 83.655001°W / 42.528951; -83.655001Coordinates: 42°31′44″N 83°39′18″W / 42.528951°N 83.655001°W / 42.528951; -83.655001
Area 4,481 acres (1,813 ha)
Created 1947
Operated by Huron–Clinton Metroparks
Status Open year round
Website Official site

Kensington Metropark is a unit of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks system located between Milford and South Lyon, Michigan, USA. The park covers 4,481 acres (18.13 km²). It has wooded hilly terrain and surrounds 1,200-acre (4.9 km2) Kent Lake (a dammed section of the Huron River).. The park has an 18-hole regulation golf course, a disc golf course, toboggan hill, a nature center, a farm learning center, picnic areas, beaches, and boat rentals. A 8-mile (13 km) paved hike-bike trail, 19 miles (31 km) of horse trails and 7 miles (11 km) of hiking-only trails are available as well as connecting trails to other nearby parks. The only camping is in organized group camping or canoe-in sites. The park receives 2.5 million visitors a year. Kensington Metropark opened in 1947. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

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  1. ^ http://www.michigan.org/Property/Detail.aspx?p=G15970
  2. ^ http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/slp/115Kensington/index.htm
  3. ^ http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2828345-kensington_metropark_detroit-i
  4. ^ http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail.aspx?trailid=SGM005-029
  5. ^ http://www.parentsconnect.com/attraction/kensington-metropark-2240-w-buno-road-milford-mi-48380-us

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