Best trails in Detroit

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Looking for a great trail near Detroit, Michigan? AllTrails has 5 great walking trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Point Pelee National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Highland State Recreation Area or Proud Lake Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Detroit ranging from 1 to 5.4 miles and from 574 to 633 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Detroit
Top trails (5)
#1 - Detroit Riverfront
Saint Aubin Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Detroit Riverfront is a 4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Detroit, Michigan that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, natShow more
#2 - Belle Isle Loop
Belle Isle Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Belle Isle Loop is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Detroit, Michigan that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#3 - Belle Isle Lighthouse and Blue Heron Lagoon
Belle Isle Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
Belle Isle Lighthouse and Blue Heron Lagoon is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Detroit, Michigan that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#4 - Dequindre Cut Greenway
Detroit, Michigan
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 50 m
The Dequindre Cut Greenway runs along the old Grand Trunk Railroad line between Atwater Street and Mack Avenue just north of the riverfront. Entrance ramps to the Cut are located at Atwater Street, FrShow more
#5 - Rosie's Park Loop
Rosie's Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
Easy paved trail that loops around ball fields and goes through a wooded section. Good for walking, biking, roller blades, and skateboards. Dogs are allowed on a leash. Parking is assessable from EShow more