Local Attractions

Welcome to Lake Orion







Lake Orion…”where living is a vacation”, developed in the early 20th century as a summer resort destination, offers attractions and activities for everyone!


Downtown Lake Orion:

Downtown Lake Orion

The historic central business district features different specialty stores, restaurants, services and a variety of  community events (for example the Flower Fair, Gazebo concerts, Halloween Parade, etc.). For more  information visit downtownlakeorion.org!





Lake Orion:

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It’s a 482-acre all-sport lake, located within the village of Lake Orion and Orion Township. The lake has a  maximum depth of 80 feet and an average depth of 16 feet. Lake Orion is the 7th largest lake in Oakland  County.

There is a public boat access launch on the northern side of the lake on Indianwood Road, west of M24.




Canterbury Village:

Canterbury Village is a 19th century Tudor style village and designated historical landmark that extends over 21 acre and hosts 18 specialty shops, an Irish Pub, a Wedding Chapel and many more features.

Shops are open 7 days a week, 361 days a year. Find out more about upcoming events, locations etc. at http://canterburyvillage.com/.


Paint Creek Trail:

The non-motorized trail is approximately 8.9 miles long and runs through Lake Orion, Orion Township, Oakland Township, Rochester Hills, and Rochester.

It’s ideal for year-round activities for the whole family.

You can find more information at http://www.paintcreektrail.org/.


Bald Mountain Recreation Area:

This 4637 acre recreation area is open 365 days a year and offers extensive trails, inland lakes, several picnic areas, a modern shooting range, a sandy swimming beach and much more.

It is also very popular for its 8 miles of x-country skiing trails and sledding, ice fishing and snowboarding.

The Bald Mountain recreation area has some of the steepest hills and moste rugged area in southeastern Michigan.

Visit the following website for more information: http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=435&type=SPRK