The Macomb Orchard Trail boasts almost 24 miles of scenic views, with many beautiful stops along the way including you-pick orchards and cider mills. Visitors can enter the trail at a number of points in Washington Township, including a trailhead location with convenient parking and restrooms. To find out more about the trail and to see an interactive map, please visit the TrailLink website.
For activities all year round, look to Stony Creek Metropark. With over 4,400 acres, it is a beautiful and expansive location for outdoor recreation. The Stony Creek Lake offers opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, and so much more! For those that want to stay on dry land, the metropark has many trails for biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and many other activities. To see what other activities Stony Creek has to offer, (including a nature center and a golf course,) visit their website.
Standing as one of the prominent historical locations of Washington Township, the Octagon House has been standing since 1860, when Loren Andrus started construction two years prior using materials gathered from the surrounding farmlands. Now, it is home to a number of special events, and informative tours about the history of the building. Schedule a tour and learn more about the Octagon House on their website!
The Historical Society of Washington is a nonprofit organization that hosts many events and activities throughout the year. They are always updating their calendar with new things to do, so to stay in touch, please visit their Facebook page.
The best way to stay up-to-date on all of the community sponsored events going on around Washington and the surrounding area, please visit the Parks and Recreation page. There, visitors can sign up to receive email notifications for events around the area, look at the calendar for upcoming activities, and browse through all of the great things they have to offer.