Taking our dogs outside for walks has been a saving grace for many of us. You’ve probably frequented your favorite Michigan park to hike with your dog for what may seem like a bazillion times since the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order was enacted.
A change of scenery can do you and your dog a world of good, so I wanted to share some of my favorite parks to photograph in throughout Metro Detroit and Lansing to add some spice to your dog hike/walk life!
- Brighton Recreation Area (Brighton, Livingston County)
- Central Park (Milford, Oakland County)
- Clinton River Park North (Sterling Heights, Macomb County)
- Fenner Nature Center (Lansing, Ingham County)
- Island Lake Recreation Area (Brighton, Livingston County)
- Linden Park (Birmingham, Oakland County)
- Maybury State Park (Northville, Oakland County)
- Mill Pond Park (Saline, Washtenaw County)
- Pontiac Lake Recreation Area (Waterford Twp., Oakland County)
- Richfield Park (Davison, Genesee County)
- Seven Lakes State Park (Holly, Oakland County)
- Stony Creek Metropark (Shelby Twp., Macomb County)
Here are some Michigan parks in Metro Detroit and Lansing that I can’t wait to do a photo session at and would be great to hike or walk your dog (depending on the location):
- Cass Benton Park (Northville, Oakland County)
- Crosswinds Marsh (New Boston, Wayne County)
- Deerfield Hills Nature Area (Howell, Livingston County)
- Holly State Recreation Area (Holly, Oakland County)
- Huron Meadows Metropark (Brighton, Livingston County)
- Pinckney State Recreation Area (Pinckney, Livingston County)
- Soldan’s Dog Park (Lansing, Ingham County)
Do you have a favorite Michigan spot where you can hike or walk with your dog? I would love to hear about it and add it to my Michigan pet photographer location list. Simply comment below or email me to let me know!