This is where a lot of the new development is going down, so for me it’s a breath of fresh air because the city is finally taking advantage of its waterfront. When you’re down here, you’re seeing the new Detroit and the new growth. It’s really a great connector between the east and west extremities of what’s going down on the river. Head east to Hart Plaza—it’s a park and we hang out there all the time, even in the winter.
Great views of Windsor from along the Riverfront while walking, jogging, or biking. Great for families as well with a merry-go-round and play area for children. Plenty to see.
What was not long ago an industrial riverfront is now one the countries best riverwalks. It expands (with some interruption) for miles with a pirate ship splash pad at the Mt. Elliot river front, and gorgeous gardens with a MacArthur Bridge backdrop at Gabriel Richard Park. Visit their website for…
A recently built and updated set of paved trails right next to the Detroit River. Nice views of the city and Windsor, Ontario. Many summer weekends will feature a festival nearby.