Ortonville Recreation Area

5779 Hadley Road,
Ortonville, MI 48462
Accessible Features
Open Year-Round
Motorcoach Parking

Located in northern Oakland and southern Lapeer counties this approximately 5,400-acre recreation area contains high wooded hills and a variety of amenities. Recreational opportunities include hiking, bicycling, boating, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, and hunting.

A 25-site equestrian campground is located at the trailhead off Fox Lake Road. It is a rustic campground with vault toilets and a hand pump for water. The campground is on a first come first serve basis for campers. The equestrian trails offer eight and a half miles of designated trails wandering through Hadley Hills. The day-use area at Big Fish Lake offers 300 parking spaces, restroom facilities, a picnic area, two picnic shelters, a playground, horseshoe pits and a designated swim area.

The Pines Cabin is located in the Bloomer #3 area. The cabin is nestled at the top of a hill in a wooden area near the hiking trails. The rustic cabin offers propane heat, a grill, and vault toilet.

Day use area at Ortonville Recreation Area
Little boy fishing at Ortonville Recreation Area
Aerial view of Big Fish Lake
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