Make Your Summer Epic With A Visit To This Hidden Michigan Water Park

Summer in Michigan means an onslaught of hot, sunny days. While there are plenty of benefits to our warm summertime weather, there’s no denying that the heat can take its toll from time to time. Never fear, though. Michigan is home to all sorts of ways to beat the heatwaves. In fact, there’s one water park here in the Great Lakes State that just might become your new favorite spot. Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township is a fun-filled water park in Michigan that’s not as well known, but a trip here will surely make your summer epic.

Tell us, Michiganders: where’s your favorite spot in the state to cool off on a hot summer day? What do you think is the best water park in Michigan? Share your suggestions in the comment section below!

For more information on the water park and everything else that is offered at Lake St. Clair, visit its website here. Address: 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Township, MI, 48045

The OIYS Visitor Center

Water Park In Michigan

June 10, 2019

What should I bring to a water park?

Visiting a water park in Michigan is a great way to spend a summer day. When heading to one of these fun-filled destinations, be sure to check the park’s website ahead of time to see what is offered there and what you can/can’t bring, such as outside food. If it is allowed, definitely bring snacks and water, but also don’t forget sunscreen, a towel, a change of clothes, and cash for anything you may need to purchase once there.

What are the best water parks in Michigan?

Michigan offers many exciting water parks that range from lesser known, like Lake St. Clair featured above, to wacky destinations that are filled with wet and wild fun. If you’d like to try out an inflatable water park on a lake, check out Jump Island in Brighton, which you can read more about here. For a more traditional water park experience, head to Muskegon and WildWater Adventure, featured here. This park is filled with so many attractions to keep you cool, such as water slides, a kid-friendly area, and a lazy river. For indoor water park fun, try Splash Universe in Dundee, or the largest of its kind, Avalanche Bay in Boyne Falls.

What are the best summer attractions in Michigan?

It’s no secret that summer is best spent in the natural beauty of Michigan. There are so many ways to enjoy a beautiful summer day in our state. Some attractions to hit up during the summer include a local farm for blueberry picking, one of our many state parks for camping, one of our exciting amusement parks, or of course a charming small town that offers all the summer fun. Read about these ideas and more in our previous article here.