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Address: Lansing, MI 48912 ‎
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Activities: Running

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I bike the trail all summer long. It's an incredible thing we have here in the Lansing area. It's a super easy way to get from downtown Lansing to campus which is a perk if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Rachael J
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I bike the trail all summer long. It's an incredible thing we have here in the Lansing area. It's a super easy way to get from downtown Lansing to campus which is a perk if you don't have a car!

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Lansing, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We're lucky to have such an extensive urban trail in Lansing, which also has most sections plowed throughout the winter. You can pick up the trail right by Michigan State and get a solid 20 mile run in on it. Its well cared for, and with only a couple of exceptions shielded from the city (meaning, its a beautiful view).... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
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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
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108 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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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