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    • Counties: Oakland County
      About Oxbow Lake
      Located in Oakland County, Michigan

      Oxbow Lake is situated around 41 miles northwest of Detroit, Michigan, and 39 miles northeast of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

      Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley- Sinai Hospital is open 24 hours and is five miles from the lake. The nearest international airport is Oakland County International Airport, sitting just 4 miles from the lake.

      Life on the Water

      The private, all-sports lake has many amenities that make Oxbow Lake perfect for everyone to enjoy. The unique shape of the lake gives those that want a serene environment, a quiet place to enjoy the view the perfect bay area to do so. Those that want to enjoy a higher-paced lake day, can look no further than the main portion of the lake that is perfect for boat rides, wakeboarding, and more.

      Anglers can expect to catch bluegill, bass, catfish, northern pike, and perch, among other popular catches. Local and state fishing and boating regulations apply.

      What's Nearby?

      Oakland County buzzes with numerous festivals in the spring and summer months. Some local favorites are CenterLine Festival, Northville Spring Carnival, and the Birmingham Village Fair.

      History buff? Check out the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit. The museum features several different exhibits with innovations by Ford and a timeline of the important events in the 1900s.

      Do you love to shop? The Great Lakes Shopping Outlets have over 185 outlet and retail stores. The outlets also feature several restaurants, as well as an AMC movie theater.

      Need something for the kids? You’re in luck if you live on Oxbow Lake. Legoland Discovery Michigan and Sea Life Michigan Aquarium are all close by.

      Oakland County has some great food too. Check out Commonwealth and Rochester Brunch House for a nice breakfast or brunch. For lunch, head to local favorites Vinsetta Garage or Union Woodshop. For a date night out, try Chapman House.

      For the Lover of Convenience

      Oxbow Lake is the perfect destination for those who want to enjoy the lake but love the convenience of proximity to the big city.