Prairies & Ponds of Oakdale

Prairies & Ponds of Oakdale

Prairies and Ponds at Oakdale is a natural habit restoration and preservation. It offers trails and a covered pavilion for meetings and nature lectures. The 35-acre project site is located in the City of Lapeer on Hwy. 21 west of Hwy. 24 and east of Millville. A 40-acre wooded site and a 100-acre riverbed are adjacent to the preserve creating almost 200 acres of nature beauty within the city limits. Expansion of existing wetland areas to increase waterfowl habitat. The site is part of a flyway for waterfowl and has been identified as prime nesting habitat for ducks by the US Fish & Wildlife Service and Ducks Unlimited. Introduction of classic Midwest prairie habitat of prairie grasses and wildflowers in upland areas of the site. A passive trail system throughout the site, with an observation mound, boardwalks, platforms and teaching stations located throughout the site to serve primarily as a teaching resource.

Lapeer City Parks

Contact Information

Address

Imlay City Road

Lapeer, MI 48446

Driving Directions

Reservations: (810) 664-4431

Phone: (810) 664-4431

Fax: (810) 667-7153

Email:

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Lapeer Weather

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27°F
P/SUNNY, humidity 50%, barometer 29.98,
wind 15 mph W
Wednesday
Partly sunny, colder; breezy in the p.m.
29°F | 0°F
Partly sunny, colder; breezy in the p.m.
Thursday
Sunny to partly cloudy and bitterly cold
14°F | -2°F
Sunny to partly cloudy and bitterly cold
Friday
Partly sunny, brisk and quite cold
21°F | 17°F
Partly sunny, brisk and quite cold
Saturday
Variably cloudy, flurries; not as cold
36°F | 18°F
Variably cloudy, flurries; not as cold
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, snow or flurries possible
36°F | 25°F
Mostly cloudy, snow or flurries possible

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