White Lake

White Lake, in Oakland County, is known as a “Four Seasons Playground” with 21 lakes within its borders, over 7,000 acres of state and Metroparks territory, and over 35 miles of paved trails. In White Lake, you’ll find plenty of activities for the outdoor enthusiasts, such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, golf and skiing. You’ll be near other family fun spots like places to shop, cider mills, movie theaters and restaurants. M-59 is a major road that runs through the city and holds a majority of the commercial property. It connects you to freeways heading to downtown Detroit or long highways heading up north. The highly regarded Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is located in nearby Commerce. White Lake is part of five school districts, which include Huron Valley, Clarkston, Holly, Walled Lake and Waterford (see Maps tab below).
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Things to Do in White Lake

• Alpine Valley Ski Area – the largest and most scenic ski area in all of southern Michigan, with 25 tree-lined slopes and 4 terrain parks
• Highland State Recreation Area – 5,900 acres of forest, marshes and lakes for a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as cross country skiing, horseback riding and mountain biking
• Indian Springs Metropark – 2,215 acre park, featuring miles of trails, an 18-hole golf course, and the Environmental Discovery Center with an underwater pond viewing room
• Heritage Park – trail through the park for interactive encounters in a Native American village, a settlers cabin or a logging camp

Close to White Lake

• Pontiac Lake Recreation Area – 3,745 acre park with horseback riding, hiking trails and 11-mile advanced mountain biking trail
• Michigan Renaissance Festival – Renaissance festival filled with activities, costumes, entertainment, games, shopping and more
• Great Lakes Crossing – enclosed shopping mall with over 180 stores and restaurants, food court and 25-screen AMC Star movie theater
• DTE Music Theatre – one of the most attended amphitheaters in the country with 15,000+ capacity


• Detroit Zoo – Royal Oak (46 minutes)
• Bishop International Airport – Flint (33 minutes)
• Detroit Tigers, Red Wings, or Lions – Detroit (54 minutes)
• Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Detroit (51 minutes)


• Population: 30,519
• Median Age: 41.3
• Number of Households: 10,092 (39% with children under 18)
• Median Household Income: $70,485
• Median Home Value: $210,700


White Lake Township
7525 Highland Rd.
White Lake, MI 48383
(248) 698-3300

Police Department
7525 Highland Rd.
White Lake, MI 48383
(248) 698-4400

Fire Department
7420 Highland Rd.
White Lake, MI 48383
(248) 698-3335

Huron Valley Schools
2390 S. Milford Rd.
Highland, MI 48357
(248) 684-8000