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Map of the Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail

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Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail

Down River Linked Greenways Michigan map area

Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail

LENGTH:

27 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Romulus, New Boston, Belleville, Flat Rock, Brownstone Charter Township

HIGHLIGHTS:

Huron River, local parks, athletic fields, natural areas along the river, woods, wetlands,

NEARBY TRAILS:

I-275 Metro Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Detroit
Regional Trails

The Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail is a 27-mile long trail system that is located on the southern side of the Detroit Metro area. The Downriver Linked Greenways is a series of parks that are located along the Huron River from Belleville to Highway 24 in Flat Rock. The trail meanders through these parks and then heads east through Flat Rock towards the marshlands and waterfront of the mouth of the Detroit River on Brownstone Charter Township.

The Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative is a community driven regional effort to coordinate non-motorized transportation Downriver. The initiative represents 21 communities working together to create a trail system throughout the southern portion of Southeast Michigan.

Conditions

The Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.

Communities

The Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail goes past the following communities: Romulus, New Boston, Belleville, Flat Rock and Brownstone Charter Township.

Points of Interest

The Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Lower Huron Metropolitan Park
Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center
Willow MetroPark Golf Course
Willow MetroPark
Oakwoods Metropark
Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center
Huroc Park
Flat Rock Dam
Flat Rock Civic Center Park
Bobcean Elementary School
Flat Rock Community High School
Flat Rock Community Center
Carlson High School
Shumate Middle School
Marshlands Museum and Nature Center
Lake Erie Metropark
Nearby Trails

I-275 Metro Path: the two trails share the route from Route 14 and Edward N. Hines Drive to Newburgh Lake in Plymouth

End Points

The northwest end of the Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail is located at Hannan Road near Wabash Street in Romulus.

The southeast end of the trail is located at the Lake Erie Metropark in Brownstone Charter Township.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail in Southeast Michigan.

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