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Fun for kids and good eats

Parking at a lot in the area is hourly but not too expensive. The waterfront is beautiful and kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BlueSki3s
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Detroit, Michigan
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This park has transformed the riverfront

The Detroit River riverfront was once totally industrial, with silos, factories, docks, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Parkguy
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Detroit, Michigan
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All reviews detroit river across the river the river walk nice walk rent a bike beautiful river renaissance center milliken state park great place to walk river front gm building hart plaza dequindre cut chene park sunny day ambassador bridge jazz festival
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Parking at a lot in the area is hourly but not too expensive. The waterfront is beautiful and kids can enjoy running through the water foundations. Most buildings are open and have restroom access. The RenCen, for example, has a couple places open like a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Detroit River riverfront was once totally industrial, with silos, factories, docks, and warehouses, and it was cut off for the vast majority of the people. Although it is not totally complete, the Riverwalk has opened up the river to everyone, and that is exactly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent outdoor venue and worth the investment that the city of Detroit made. Great place to walk!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jdavidcross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from downtown to the GMRenCen along the RiverFront. It is a great way to view Windsor and to see some of the sculptures along the walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 355zaibam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Detroit RiverFront is an excellent place for an early morning power walk. When the air is crisp in the spring/fall/early winter, or sultry in the summer. You will see interesting people from Detroit, all over the world.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nitabean82
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Lots to see and do downtown especially during the nice summer months . If you have children the splash fountain is a nice place to keep cool. Wear comfortable shoes with it being downtown parking is limited be prepared to walk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amandaFD1986
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

So many historic monuments to see. " The Spirit of Detroit " and the Joe Lewis "Fist" are right there. " Transcending" labor movement broken ring monument was my favorite. It is so impressive and honors the hard work and determination of the people before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Bike, jog, or scoot for miles in this perfect flat setting with a wide paved path. It connects to the Dequindre Cut which takes you up to the famous Eastern Market. It extends from the Bridge to Canada almost to Bell Isle. The sculpted memorial...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee M
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The river front is beautiful with views of Canada and the Detroit river. It has a beautiful fountain, a Merry go round, and snack bar. At the other end at the GM building there are free summer concerts on the river front. Nice place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna26011
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It was very clean and beautiful to walk along the detroit river front and lit up very nicely at night

Date of experience: November 2018
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Swapna M
31 July 2018|
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Response from clh3132017 | Reviewed this property |
As with any area in United States, your son should be cautious, especially leaving items visible in his vehicle. Thieves are everywhere. I have been living close to the river, near Belle Isle, and have not had any trouble... More
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Swapna M
31 July 2018|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
It's as safe as any city. You need to always be aware of your surroundings, travel in groups if possible and always in well lit areas. We never felt there was a reason to think it was unsafe.
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msttatum
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Response from Patty F | Reviewed this property |
From the Detroit riverfront site: • The following are prohibited: Swimming. Camping, campfires and grills. Alcoholic beverages. Panhandling or solicitation... More
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