Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
Detroit Lake State Park
Detroit Lake will celebrate Independence Day with festivities which will include a parade, watermelon and a visit from JR beaver. Campers staying at the campground are encouraged to dress up, decorate and participate in the parade. Some decorations are provided for children to decorate their bikes. Following the parade, watermelon will be served at the F Loop common area. JR Beaver will join the crowd as well. The City of Detroit will sponsor Fireworks Over the Lake on Saturday evening, July 7th. Campers can view the fireworks from the lake shore or launch their boat and watch from the lake. Mongold Day Use area has a boat launch for those who wish to come up just for the day, launch their boat and watch the fireworks from the lake. There is a $5.00 parking fee and parking is limited.