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William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor

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Clean and Quiet

A nice place to have a picnic for two. I have always found it to be quiet, not a lot of people and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doris H
Detroit, Michigan
Hidden gem - perfect place for a walk

This place is lovely when you try to escape busy city life and just want to go for a walk wit a... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Nadine Q
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1900 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207-4019
+1 313-396-0217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 Nadine Q
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.

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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
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I was here taken picture for JDRF walk to raise money for Jr. Type 1 diabetes, I think to show people in Detroit area work together to help solve problems in area . It was great event here .

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a must do for people who like to walk and be outside. The Jazz Fest just happened to be going on at the same time. And the Detroit Princess was docked.

Thank Laurie K
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This park is wonderful! We parked at the far end off Atwater Street by the lighthouse. We didn't realize that this lot was closed Mondays and Tuesdays (It was Monday we went) but when we asked a park employee who happened to be nearby,,,,he opened...More

Thank amalavita1
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Really cute small park with 2 medium sets of shelter areas, at least 2 grills, walking/biking path, bathrooms, benches situated around edges, and an open space up front. Parking is across Atwater intertwined with parking for the Outdoor Adventure Center. Landscaping wasn't the best as...More

Thank Jabell1969
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This state park has expanded over the years. Its location on the Detroit River is great place to take a break from rush of the week day. Take a walk and enjoy a bit of nature and the wind off the river. It is impressive...More

Thank Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This park is a tribute to Governor William Milliken -- the only Republican my devoutly Democrat parents voted for. It's is a beautiful little park on the Detroit River, visitors are advised to respect the wildlife, birds, turtles, fish, frogs, butterflies, all live here, a...More

Thank Richard48220
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6 September 2017|
Response from Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser | Reviewed this property |
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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