Addison Oaks County Park

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2 Oakland County Beaches Still Closed After High E. Coli Levels Detected

Nine beaches were originally closed and they’ve reopened all but Addison Oaks County Park in Leonard and Mercer Beach Park in Walled Lake.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Best Public Access Beaches To Spend the Day Near Detroit

Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.

06/08/2012

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Camper Loses Boa Constrictor At Oakland County Park

A 5-foot-long boa constrictor may be on the loose in southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011