Perseids 136w166hGates close at 9pm for the August 11th Perseid meteor shower viewing at Washtenaw County's Independence Lake County Park in Whitmore Lake.   You may bring blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and non alcoholic drinks to the 9pm - 1am viewing, which will include a lecture by Ron Gamble, Naturalist. 

County residents pay a $6 entry fee, seniors $3 at 3200 Jennings Road, the entrance to Independence Lake County Park.   $10 is the fee for non-residents.

The 2016 Washtenaw Country Park Event Calendar

MLive's August 10th story, Independence Lake Park hosting Perseid meteor viewing and lecture, by Ben Solis

Everything you need to know about viewing the Perseids.