Who says inland lakes aren’t beautiful? While Michigan and Metro Detroit are home to their fair share of Great Lakes shorelines, there’s something to be said for enjoying a day of relaxation without venturing to the coast. When you’re ready to soak up some sun and take a dip with loved ones, grab your beach towel and head out for an adventure at this lovely lake near Detroit.

Address: 8725 Hankerd Road, Gregory, MI 48137

For more information about Pinckney Recreation Area and its many attractions, click here.

Have you spent time at this inland gem during past family outings? Share your thoughts in the comments below. To read about another impressive beach in the Motor City area, read our previous piece by clicking here.

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