7 Best beaches in Ann Arbor to swim

Sandy beach with swimming area, picnic tables, and concessions.

Silver Lake at Pinckney Recreation Area

Popular spot for swimming, boating, and fishing.

Halfmoon Lake at Pinckney Recreation Area

Largest beach in the area, with a concession stand, volleyball courts, and boat rentals.

Martindale Beach at Kensington Metropark

Smaller beach with a more natural feel, located on the other side of the lake from Martindale Beach.

Maple Beach at Kensington Metropar

Offers a beach for swimming and the Blue Heron Bay Spray Park.

Beach at Independence Lake County Park

Sand beach with a swimming area, boat launch, and playground.

Bishop Lake Beach at Brighton Recreation Area

Offers two beaches, Kent Lake Beach and Spring Mill Pond Beach.

Island Lake Recreation Area