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This is the park I have visited most over the years. It has a nice paved walking track that runs around the lake, 2 beaches, water attractions, various picnic areas, a petting zoo, and various nature trails. There are also some artifacts of the old town of Kensington scattered about the park. The Island Queen boat ride is still operating as of 2022 but operates seasonally.
Kensington Metropark is a unit of the Huron–Clinton Metroparks system located between Milford and South Lyon, Michigan, USA. The park covers 4,543 acres (18.13 km2). It has wooded hilly terrain and surrounds 1,200-acre (4.9 km2) Kent Lake (a dammed section of the Huron River). The park has an 18-hole regulation golf course, a disc golf course, toboggan hill, a nature center, a farm learning center, picnic areas, beaches, splash pad with water slide and boat rentals. An 8-mile (13 km) paved hike-bike trail, 19 miles (31 km) of horse trails and 7 miles (11 km) of hiking-only trails are available as well as connecting trails to other nearby parks. The only camping is in organized group camping or canoe-in sites. The park receives 2.5 million visitors a year. Kensington Metropark opened in 1947.