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Address: Lansing, MI 48912 ‎
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great place to exercise whether you are a runner, walker, or biker. Miles & miles of access along the river.

Great location to stroll during lunch hour or to get in a great workout. all 4 seasons expect heavy use by downtown workers, Cooley students & MSU students.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Teresa F
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English first
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location to stroll during lunch hour or to get in a great workout. all 4 seasons expect heavy use by downtown workers, Cooley students & MSU students.

Thank Teresa F
Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Lansing can be rather gritty and uninteresting on its surface streets, but get down to the river trail and you can walk or bike through all kinds of areas--beautiful tree-lined stretches, urban settings, parks, a zoo, a railway bridge. There's far more variety on this trail than you might realize, and it goes further than you think (or connects with... More 

Thank Amy B
Lansing, Michigan
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A great bike running or walking path that will get you there without having to deal with traffic, and you get great scenery on the way to boot.

Thank Mark L
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We walked for an hour along the river on a day that threatened rain. No big showers though, so we enjoyed the walk. Several points of interest (state buildings, historical sites) along the way are available to enter from the area of the river trail. In general the scenery was pleasant and there were no big obstacles to prevent a... More 

Thank William S
Holland, Michigan
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136 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Took a break from the city even though it is in the heart of the city; felt as if we were in the country. Nice path along the river for a nice run/walk.

Thank DutchLace
Colorado Springs
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Loved the opportunity to be on Grand River ! The market located here looked like fun, though we walked too early.

Thank dbarry1156
Lansing, MI, United States
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

This is such a hidden treasure! The mayor needs to advertise the heck out of it and Lansing would be overflowing with people visiting and living here. The only time parts of it are unusable is when there have been heavy rains. If bringing young children or pets, please keep them close, some bicyclists will ride through on it at... More 

Thank Linda M
Grand Blanc MI
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240 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Even on a rainy day, the trail is worth your time to get some exercise. There is beautiful nature and others on the trail as well.

Thank gwkelley
East Lansing, Michigan
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81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The River Trail is a wonderful place for a bike ride. You can go for as long or as short as you like. it goes through forests and it goes through the city. It gives a good sense of what kind of place the Lansing area is. It's possibly the best thing this area has to offer. You could also... More 

Thank andnobodyknows
Delaware, Ohio
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154 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife, 3.9 YO son and I visited Old Lansing to experience the Meat BBQ restaurant. The River Trail is readily accessible from the public parking lot where Turner "T's" out at East Grand River Ave. We specifically wanted to see the Brenke Fish Ladder which was interesting but we were too late in the season to see it in... More 

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