Proud Lake State Recreation Area

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Proud Lake Recreation Area
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Map showing the location of Proud Lake Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Proud Lake Recreation Area
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Lower Peninsula, Oakland County, Michigan USA
Nearest city Wixom, Michigan
Coordinates 42°34′03″N 83°32′48″W / 42.5675°N 83.54666°W / 42.5675; -83.54666Coordinates: 42°34′03″N 83°32′48″W / 42.5675°N 83.54666°W / 42.5675; -83.54666
Area 4,700 acres (1,900 ha)
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=487&type=SPRK

Proud Lake Recreation Area, located in Commerce Township, Oakland County, near Wixom, Michigan, is a state park under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The recreation area has a total area of 4,700 acres (19 km2) and it offers various outdoor activities including hiking among 20 miles (32 km) of hiking trails (9 miles of which are open to horses and mountain bikes), cross-country skiing, fishing in the Huron River, hunting (in limited areas), canoeing, and picnicking. A campground has 130 campsites and a 24-person cabin for rent.


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