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River Trail

Lansing, MI 48912 ‎
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Ranked #5 of 41 Attractions in Lansing
Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Running
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Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Running
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Lansing, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The River Trail has had a few improvements since I was last on it. There are new paths to explore and some of the areas have been re-done. Lansing is really trying to get people out to enjoy nature and some exercise.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great team building sport! Coaches and staff kept the event moving. The weather could have cooperated a bit more but that is life in the outdoors!

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DeWitt, Michigan
Top Contributor
377 reviews 377 reviews
102 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Just started waling with my daughter here, and the scenery always changes. It provides a safe place to walk and check out the scenery and the town, it does have smelly river moments but that pales compared to the River trail.

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Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The River Trail is being expanded with solid bridges and trails that families enjoy hiking and biking and wildlife viewing from. I see them from my kayak in the river and frequently wave at passersby. This summer I've seen turtles, herons, snakes, etc... in the river.

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Lansing, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great for biking, rollerblading and walking. Our family uses River Trail all the time. It is also a good route to get to area parks without using your car.

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San Diego, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Not enough time to see it all. Will go back. I like to compare places and events and activities and environment.

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Lansing, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Excellent trail any time of year. Walk, run, bike from Old town to MSU. Free. Follows river, passes thru downtown and Potter Park Zoo.

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East Lansing, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've lived in Lansing for the better part of my life, and have only been a runner now since 2005. Now that I have two Marathons, a dozen 1/2 marathons and too many 5Ks to count, the one thing I know I can do to get the mileage in and not have to worry about traffic is the River Trail.... More 

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Okemos, Michigan, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The Lansign River Trail is an excellent paved recreational and commutiong trail through the heart of the city. The south extension to Jolly Road is particularly scenic. Looking forward to future connections and extensions!

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Lansing, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I love this trail; it is 14 miles in length and i like to walk, run, cycle, and sometimes roller-blade. I, like many others, also use this as a useful commute for work or school since it is so long. It's also beautiful! There are lots of trees, and some wildlife, as well as other people enjoying the trail. So... More 

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