Catalpa Oaks is located on 24 acres of open space in Southfield adjacent to the South Oakland Health Department. The park features five soccer fields, a baseball and softball field, playgrounds, including a universally-accessible playscape and swings for all abilities. Open cross country skiing and snowshoeing is available for those that have their own equipment. Catalpa Oaks County Park is home of the Annual Great Marshmallow Drop. 15,000 marshmallows drop from a helicopter to 5,000+ participants. Modern restrooms and picnic areas are on site.