Oaks of Rockford is the Premier 55 + Active Adult Retirement Community in Michigan.
Oaks of Rockford is a 55+ community nestled just outside the quaint town of Rockford, Michigan. This vibrant locale features a suburban setting with close proximity to Grand Rapids. Savor the charm of a small town while still being close to a major metropolitan area.
Tucked along the beautiful Rogue River, Rockford offers endless opportunities for shopping, dining and outdoor recreation. From upscale galleries to neighborhood farmer’s markets, the town has something for every taste. Stroll the Rockford Dam Overlook or hit a few rounds at the area’s many golf courses. Kayak the Rogue River or bike the 100-mile White Pine Trail. However you choose to spend your days, you’ll find that Rockford is the perfect blend of tranquility and fun.
This gem of western Michigan features:
- 12 public parks
- Nearby ski areas
- Excellent fishing
- Wildlife and nature preserves
- Wineries and breweries
For nature enthusiasts, check out scenic views at the famous Rockford Dam, seek adventure in our city’s 12 public parks, including several park areas situated right on the river for fishing- some of the best Steelhead fishing in the whole state, kayaking and tubing. Navigate the 100-mile Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, featuring miles of colorful trees, countless historic bridges and pathways and unprecedented wildlife. Downtown Rockford is a warm, bustling community comprised of charming boutiques, art fairs, Historical Museums, delicious restaurants, festivals, a famous farmers market and blues concerts. Rockford also boasts 10 golf courses and a number of ski areas within short driving distance. The Oaks of Rockford community is perfect for active adults aged 55 and over living in or planning to move to Western Michigan.
Traveling is easy with close proximity to US-131, the city’s principal north-south highway. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is approximately 35 miles away. Take an hours’ drive to visit the scenic beach towns on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Metro Health Cedar Springs hospital is within 5 miles of the community. Rockford is midway between the big cities of Chicago and Detroit, both of which are just a 3 hour drive away. Rockford is located 65 miles from Kalamazoo and 70 miles from Lansing.
Our retirement community is just 20 minutes north of Downtown Grand Rapids, giving you easy access to entertainment, excellent healthcare, and a major international airport. An hour’s drive takes you to the scenic beach towns on the shores of Lake Michigan, or enjoy a weekend getaway in Chicago or Detroit.
Consistently ranked one of the top U.S. cities to visit, Grand Rapids is brimming with culture, art and history. The Oaks of Rockford gives you the perfect home base to explore:
- Grand Rapids Art Museum for year-round events and exhibitions
- Ah-Nab-Awen Park for a beautiful riverside stroll
- Downtown Market for food tour or multicultural culinary experience
- Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park for art in the great outdoors
- Heritage Hill Historic District to see stunning historical architecture
If beautiful low-maintenance homes, friendly neighbors, modern amenities and access to year-round activities are appealing to you, then it’s time to make Oaks of Rockford active lifestyle community your new home.
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