River Hawk Cafe
Proud Lake State Recreation Area
in Commerce Township, Michigan
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We've finalized the location for the class to be at
the River Hawk Cafe at Proud Lake State Recreation
Area in Commerce Township, Mi.
Please note: you'll
need a Michigan State Park Pass; if you don't have a
park pass associated with your Michigan license
plate, they'll leave a "ticket" on your vehicle
asking you to pay for parking. You can
purchase passes at the park headquarters:
The River Hawk Cafe is surrounded by the park and a
walk of mere minutes puts you on the banks of the
This google map can be used for directions to the exact
building we'll be in:
You can also reference this link:
You'll want to access the Proud Lake State Recreation
Area from Wixom Road; the entrance can be easy to pass
by, so look for this sign:
Once you turn East onto Park
Headquarters Road you'll see another sign:
Follow that road ALL the way down (pass the park
headquarters office, pass the first parking lot on your
left, pass the River Hawk Annex) until it ends at a dirt
parking lot and the lawn and sidewalk leading to the
Cafe (pictured at the top of this page).
Please do review these directions before
heading out to be sure you know where you're
going; cell reception can be spotty and we may not be
able to get calls asking for clarification.