Further north up U.S. 23 lies the town of South Lyon. South Lyon is located near the crossroads of Interstate 96 and US 23, in the southwest corner of Oakland County, Michigan. Lansing, the capital of Michigan is located less than an hour drive west, and Detroit is just 45 miles to the east.
Known for its historic and charming downtown, annual festivals, top-notch parks and excellent schools, the City of South Lyon offers an unparalleled quality of life. Nearby Kensington Metropark is a first-class recreational area featuring an 18-hole regulation golf course, 27-hole disc course, nature center, farm center, beautiful picnic areas and scenic hiking and biking trails for hours of enjoyment. Swim at Martindale or Maple beaches on Kent Lake, get soaked at the Splash ‘n’ Blast, or just spend the day fishing, boating or picnicking along the water. Take a tour of the lake aboard the Island Queen II in the summer and fall. Or, enjoy a winter day ice-fishing or skating on frozen lake waters.