*This article was written by Jessica Nunez.
Outdoors enthusiasts can get three extra months of access to Kensington Metropark and the 12 other Metroparks in Southeast Michigan by purchasing a 2014 vehicle pass when they go on sale Monday.
Vehicle entry and boat launching permits will be available at the Huron-Clinton Metropark administrative offices located at 13000 High Ridge Dr. in Brighton, or at park offices at Kensington, Hudson Mills, Indian Springs, Lake Erie, Lower Huron, Lake St. Clair, and Stony Creek Metroparks.
Regular vehicle and boat permits are available online at www.metroparks.com.
Vehicle entry permits for 2014 are $30 regular and $20 senior citizen (62 and older).
Metroparks annual boat launch permits are $35 regular and $20 senior citizen (62 and older).
In addition to these permits, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks and Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission are offering a 2014 vehicle permit valid at all parks within both park systems. The $54 pass is valid throughout 2014, and can be purchased at Indian Springs, Kensington and Stony Creek Metroparks, the Metroparks Administrative Offices near Brighton, online at www.metroparks.com, and at six Oakland County Park locations.
General information can be found at www.metroparks.com or by calling 1-800-47-PARKS.