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William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor

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Wonderful ecologic learning points.

This is an easy attraction along the Riverwalk. Do take it the educational learning stations along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig H
Refreshing walk

This park along with river walk offers stunning views on both sides of the river. There are lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
McLean, Virginia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1900 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207-4019
+1 313-396-0217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy attraction along the Riverwalk. Do take it the educational learning stations along the way. While not as much of a greenbelt as the Canadians across the river, the effort to educate regarding the sensitive ecological balance that must be maintained by...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This park along with river walk offers stunning views on both sides of the river. There are lots of benches and lounge chairs to rest during the walk. This park has a beautiful aquatic themed carousel and an enormous sand pit for fun.

Thank bala2803
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This pretty little park has stunning views of the city. Don't miss the posters and plaques with moving stories and facts about early settlers and immigrants, and their notable contributions to Detroit's development.

Thank OLR333
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This was a really beautiful part of Detroit. I was in town on business and had a bit of worry that Detroit was not going to be a place worth much. Sorry D, it's the propaganda. But, walking along the waterfront was so beautiful and...More

2  Thank Cheda M
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is one of the great improvements of the Detroit river front. The river front is beautiful and ant view across the river to Canada is wonderful. If you like picnics this is a great place for one. There is free parking, but you need...More

Thank HyattHilton
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There's nothing much to this state park. There are some benches, a boat launch, and a lighthouse. Yes, it has some views of the water, the skyline, and Canada that others have noted - but so does the entire waterfront in the area. Unless you...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A nice place to have a picnic for two. I have always found it to be quiet, not a lot of people and clean. However, I have only visited through the weekday mornings.

1  Thank Doris H
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place is lovely when you try to escape busy city life and just want to go for a walk wit a view. There is a parking lot for free parking.

1  Thank NadineQ46
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Small State Park that is cozy and on the waterfront. The company picnic was held there twice. Nice place for it. The weather seem to be just right each time. Never too hot.

2  Thank X7433MUcharlottew
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The park has Milliken State Park Lighthouse which is nice to see, and there is a path you can take to walk up to it. The park, also, has a beautiful view of the Detroit River.

1  Thank Christine G
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6 September 2017|
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Please see the following details below. 35 Transient Slips and 16 Seasonal Slips Harbor Telephone: 313-396-0217 E-mail: Toarminaf@michigan.gov Operation Dates: April 30-October 2 for overnight boating Harbormaster on... More
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