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Autumn in Oakland County Michigan!

Autumn in Oakland County Michigan!

Autumn in Oakland County Michigan is one of THE best times of the year!! I said one because the other 3 seasons pretty much rock too! Let’s stick with this beautiful season though. What can one do during the Autumn months before Old Man Winter pays us a visit? Let’s take a look!

First, let’s get back to nature by taking a walk among the beautiful trees that are dropping their red, orange, and yellow leaves. Here’s a list of local trails in and around the Oakland County area, provided by the –

Clinton River Trail
Downtown Pontiac Spur
Downtown Rochester Riverwalk
Huron Valley Trail
I-275 Metro Trail
M-5 Metro Trail
Macomb Orchard Trail
Milford Trail
Paint Creek Trail
Polly Ann Trail
West Bloomfield Trail

There are also these Oakland County Parks to check out as well –

Addison Oaks
Catalpa Oaks
Glen Oaks
Groveland Oaks
Highland Oaks
Independence Oaks
Lyon Oaks
Orion Oaks
Red Oaks
Rose Oaks
Springfield Oaks
Waterford Oaks
White Lake Oaks

There are also the Oakland County Farmers’ Markets to visit and here’s a complete list of those provided by the Oakland County Moms’ website. 

How about taking in the colors of Fall via a wagon ride? Click on website for that information.

There’s also the Detroit Zoo to visit! Not sure what your favorite exhibit is but the Polk Penguin Conservation Center is a lot of fun for every age! From the Detroit Zoo website, the Polk Penguin Conservation Center “features of the 33,000-square-foot facility is a 326,000-gallon, 25-foot-deep aquatic area where visitors can watch as more than 75 penguins of four species explore their habitat.”

There’s also A LOT of special attractions at the zoo. Here’s a few of them –


So don’t hibernate just yet!! Enjoy all our area has to offer! Oh and if you are visiting here and fall in love then you know who to call when it comes time to make the move to Oakland County. 🙂 I’ll be waiting!





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