The City of Fenton's downtown area retains much of its historical look while at the same time including a town square-style shopping plaza nearby. The Shiawassee River also flows over a dam through the park in the center of town. The park is overlooked by city hall and includes an old-fashioned gazebo and walkway by the river.
Shopping & Dining
Fenton offers a wide variety of shopping, at the Silver Lake shopping district. There are also several different places to dine, ranging from regional food chains to fine dining restaurants.
The city is in the heart of a beautiful recreation area. There are 58 lakes within a 10-mile radius of the city, which are used for fishing, boating, swimming and other water sports. The Lake Park features a municipal beach and picnic areas. Lake Fenton, with more than 11 miles of shoreline, is the largest lake in the area. The area around the city provides facilities for downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and iceboating in the winter.
Other things to do include bowling, golfing, canoeing, and much more.