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Parks and Recreation Closure

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation offices will be closed until 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silverbell Roads will be closed beginning Monday, June 17, 2019 for the Bridge 33.7 replacement project. This section of the trail will be closed until early September 2019. There is no detour. Please plan your visit to the Paint Creek Trail accordingly.

 During the week of June 10, 2019, construction equipment and supplies will be staged in the parking areas at Dutton and Silverbell Roads. Lots will remain open to the extent possible, however closure of the lots may be required based on the amount of equipment and supplies delivered. 

 Please follow the Paint Creek Trail on Facebook and Twitter or visit for the latest construction updates and trail closure information.

Phragmites Outreach Program

Do you have a phragmites problem? You can now request a free, no obligation cost estimate to treat phragmites from Oakland Township Parks and Recreation. Residents can submit the completed form with a map of their property showing the affected areas to Parks and Recreation by mail - (4393 Collins Rd. Rochester, MI 48306) by email - or in person at the Paint Creek Cider Mill 2nd Floor (4480 Orion Rd. Rochester, MI 48306)

Phragmites does not recognize property boundaries! Catch your Phragmites while it is small and easy to control for the best results.

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