Oakland Township Parks and Recreation
248-651-7810Paint Creek Junction Now Open! August 2022

Paint Creek Junction Park
2210 Orion Road
Oakland, MI  48363

Paint Creek Junction Map

In 2003 Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission purchased this small 5.5-acre parcel to allow for future trail connections between Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, the Paint Creek Trail, and Marsh View Park. Renamed from Marsh View Connector to Paint Creek Junction Park in February 2015.

  Opened in 2022, adding trailhead facilities for users of Paint Creek Trail's northern section. 

  Universally accessible parking lot with horse trailer parking.
  Universally accessible vault toilets.
  Open during park hours (1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset).

  Well for potable water.
  Bike fix-it station.
  Picnic Area.
  8-foot wide, limestone surface access trail.
  Grass surface horse trail.
  Interpretive historical signage.

Project funded by grant dollars from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, the Oakland Township Parks and Recreation millage, and donations from the Friends of the Paint Creek Trail.