Lake Orion – The Lake Itself



As the 8th largest lake in Oakland County, all-sports Lake Orion is approximately 80 feet deep and contains several small islands. There is a public access boat launch on the northern side of the lake, which is administered by the Michigan DNR (Department of Natural Resources). Enjoy boating, canoeing, kayaking, or paddle boarding. There is also public swimming access at Green’s Park along M24.

The renovation of commercial historic properties have been funded by the Downtown Development Authority and Orion Township, with some additional money coming from the Orion Historical Society.

Public Boat Launch

There is a public boat launch that can be used to access Lake Orion.  The Indianwood Boat Launch is located on Indianwood Road, west of M24.



There are several annual events held on Lake Orion:

Flare Night
4th of July Fireworks
Brave the Wave
Dragon On the Lake

Green’s Park

Downtown Lake Orion’s Only Park on the Water

Green’s Park is a 2-acre park located at 66 S Park Boulevard, off of M-24, south of Flint Street. This is the Village’s only park on Lake Orion, with about 560 feet of frontage. The park is one block from shopping & dining in downtown. The boat docks at Pelton’s Point are a short distance from the Park. A permit is required to use the dock, and is $50.00. 

Children should be accompanied by parent or guardian. A park attendant will be available Monday through Thursday from noon til 5:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday from noon til 8:00 p.m. The restroom facilities will be open when a park attendant is working. 

Animals are not allowed in Green’s Park.The park has a basketball hoop, picnic tables, kayak and paddle board rentals, water fountains, grills, benches and bike racks. The beach area is enclosed by a u-shaped dock that extends out into Lake Orion.  

Alcohol is not allowed at Green’s Park.

The use of Green’s Park by a group/party of more than ten persons may be affected by COVID-19 restrictions. Please call the Village of Lake Orion offices at 248-693-8391 x100. 

2023 Season Passes

Green’s Park passes are available for the 2023 Season. They are $20 for Seasonal Household pass or $2.00 per person for a day pass. Please note a pass is not needed until Friday, May 25