River Raisin National Battlefield is located in SE Lower Michigan along the western shoreline of Lake Erie, in the city of Monroe. Park headquarters is 35 miles south of Detroit, and only 270 miles east of Chicago. By Car: Take Interstate 75 to exit 15 and go south on Dixie Highway to Elm Ave. make a left on Elm and the Visitor Center will be on the left hand side.
AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING
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Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:
River Raisin National Battlefield Park preserves, commemorates, and interprets the January 1813 battles of the War of 1812 and their aftermath in Monroe and Wayne counties in SE Michigan. The Battle resulted in the greatest victory for Tecumseh™s American Indian confederation and the greatest defeat for the U.S. The resulting rally cry Remember the Raisin spurred support for the rest of the war.