Things to Do in Shelby Township

Winter Activitiessledding in shelby township


Sledding hills are available depending on the weather at several parks in the area. These include the Chief Gene Shepherd Park and the Woodall Neighborhood Park, as well as at the Stony Creek Metropark.

Ice Skating

Mae Stecker Park opens its ice rink to the public so long as the weather permits it. You can easily see if the rink is open from its sign, visible from 24 Mile Road.

Summer Activities

Walking & Hiking

Many parks in the area are ideal locations for walking, hiking, and biking. Chief Gene Shepherd Park, Heritage Garden, and the Macomb Orchard Trail are just a few of these beautiful areas in Shelby Township.

stony creek metropark play area overlooking the lake

Stony Creek Metropark

Stony Creek Metropark is a great location for the whole family, complete with a golf course, water slide, play areas, nature trails, and more. This 4,461-acre park features a 500-acre lake, a prime fishing location in Shelby Township.

Family Activities

  • Escape Rooms
  • Laser Tag
  • Sports such as volleyball, tennis, archery, and bocce ball.
  • Reptile Zoo

Frequently Asked Questions

How big is Shelby Township, MI?

Shelby Township spans 35.21 square miles, with a population of around 80,000 residents. The township has been a fast-growing community due to its beauty and locality in the Detroit area.

Is it better to visit Shelby Township in the summer or winter?

Shelby Township is a great place to visit in any season. There is a multitude of activities inside and outside that can be done depending on the season. In the winter, experience a magical snowland of sledding and ice skating. In the summer, green grass and fresh air allow you to hike, bike, and play sports.

Where should I eat while in Shelby Township?

There are many wonderful restaurants and food providers in Shelby Township. For more information, check out our guide on what to eat while in Shelby Township.

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