Inspired By Nature
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With this web site we wish to share our love of nature and wildlife.† We hope to introduce others to some of our favorite places to visit.† We will begin with Michigan, but hope to introduce some of the more beautiful natural places around the country as we discover them.† If you wish to share any information about areas near you please e-mail us at:
Kensington Metropark is a scenic 4357-acre recreational facility that provides year-round fun for all ages.† Its wooded hilly terrain surrounds beautiful Kent Lake.
† Boat Rental
Paddleboats and rowboats are available at the Boat Rental Building near Maple Beach.
Shelters are available and may be reserved.
† Group Camping
Year around sites available for overnight and day camping for organized youth groups.
Campsites available for canoeist on overnight trips.
A 6378 yard 18 hole par 71 public golf course.† Power cars and hand carts available.
Mainly bass, walleye, bluegill, pike, and crappies.
† Farm Center
View animals in the barn, poultry house and pasture.† Hayrides/sleigh rides on weekends.† Turn of the century farmhouse has sandwiches, soft drinks and ice cream available.
††††† ††Hike and Bike Trails
Eight miles of well marked hiking and biking trails traverse picturesque landscapes.†
† Horse Trails
Individuals with their own horses may use 10 miles of marked trail.
† Nature Center
Exhibits relating to the wildlife of the park.† Labeled nature trails in woods, fields and marshes.
† Scenic Drives
The variety of trees and shrubs make park drives one of southeastern Michiganís finest autumn Color Tours.
Martindale Beach and Maple Beach.† Beach houses have food bars, dressing rooms, coin lockers, sanitary and first aid facilities.† Swimming permitted only at beaches and only when lifeguards are on duty.
† Winter Sports
Cross Country Ski Touring Center with marked trails, equipment rental and food bar.† Ice skating, sledding and tobogganing available near a heated building with fireplace and food bar.