Detroit Riverfront

Hart Plaza, Michigan

Elevation Gain24ft
Trailhead Elevation579ft
Elevation Min/Max573/580ft
Elevation Start/End579/579ft

Detroit Riverfront

Detroit Riverfront is a hiking and biking trail in Detroit, Michigan. It is within William G. Milliken State Park, Hart Plaza, Rivard Plaza, and Mt. Elliot Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 579 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 24 feet. The Peter Stroh Memorial artwork is near the trailhead. The Spirit of Detroit Fountain can be seen along the trail. There are also a parking and a parking along the trail. Near the end of the trail is water. This trail connects with the following: Dequindre Cut Non Motorized Path.

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Five-Star Trails: Ann Arbor and Detroit (Menasha Ridge Press)
Greg Tasker
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"One of the newest developments in downtown, the Detroit RiverWalk opens up a vast stretch of the riverfront to the public. The wellmaintained path offers panoramic views of the scenic Detroit River and the Windsor skyline, and it passes directly by the General Motors global headquarters at the Renaissance Center."

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Trail Information

Hart Plaza
Nearby City
Hart Plaza
Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Skill Level