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River Rouge Park

21800 Joy Rd, Detroit, MI 48228-1616
+1 313-799-3677
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It needs some serious TLC

This park has a lot of potential but unfortunately it is neglected. The amount of trash dumped here... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
eurasianchick87
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Detroit, Michigan
So Terrible, but so much potential

It simply is not a safe place, gang activity, not cared for properly. Used to go as a child and... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Catherine S
,
Redford, Michigan
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27 Jun 2017
“It needs some serious TLC”
16 Sep 2015
“So Terrible, but so much potential”
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21800 Joy Rd, Detroit, MI 48228-1616
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+1 313-799-3677
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

This park has a lot of potential but unfortunately it is neglected. The amount of trash dumped here is ridiculous. You'd think it was a garbage dump. I've rode through this park several times but was too scared to get out of the car. The...More

2  Thank eurasianchick87
Reviewed 17 September 2015

It simply is not a safe place, gang activity, not cared for properly. Used to go as a child and see the horse stables for mounted division. It was recently appropriated with funds for the stables, but you have to get through park to get...More

3  Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 18 May 2015

There is a well identified park system in the Detroit area; however, it appears the budget does not allow for regular maintenance. There is such potential for beauty along the river, but you cannot see the river for the overgrowth of vegetation. The walking trails...More

3  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Unkept grass and flower beds, loud & obnoxious people with drugs & alcohol at every turn. Bulletproof vest optional.

4  Thank Tony R
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