Proud Lake State Recreation Area

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Proud Lake State Recreation Area
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Map showing the location of Proud Lake State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Proud Lake State Recreation Area
Location within the state of Michigan
LocationLower Peninsula, Oakland County, Michigan USA
Nearest cityWixom, Michigan
Coordinates42°34′03″N 83°32′48″W / 42.5675°N 83.54666°W / 42.5675; -83.54666Coordinates: 42°34′03″N 83°32′48″W / 42.5675°N 83.54666°W / 42.5675; -83.54666
Area4,700 acres (1,900 ha)
Governing bodyMichigan Department of Natural Resources
www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=487&type=SPRK

Proud Lake State Recreation Area is a state-managed public park and recreation area located in Commerce Township, Oakland County, Michigan, near Wixom. It is under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The recreation area has a total area of 4,700 acres (19 km2) and offers various outdoor activities including 20 miles (32 km) of hiking trails (9 miles of which are open to horses and mountain bikes), cross-country skiing, fishing in the Huron River, hunting (in limited areas), canoeing, and picnicking. A campground has 130 campsites and a 24-person cabin for rent.

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