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River Raisin National Battlefield Park

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Greater! This is a great, informative, presentation about the history of this River of grapes. Our... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Charlotte W
Westville, Oklahoma
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This is a very small national park but had fun walking the trail and reading the signs with my... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Brandon G
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1403 E Elm Ave, 36595 W. Jefferson Ave, Brownstown Township, MI 48173, Monroe, MI 48162-2524
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually visit Nation Park Service sites, and are glad we hit this one. It is not large, but the ranger on duty may be the most enthusiastic ranger we have ever encountered. The visitors center is small, but it fits the site. 15 minute...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remember the Raisin - I sure will - Thanks to the National Pak Rangers that staff the visitor center. We participated in the Jr Ranger Program (Major Muskrat) and learned a lot from the program and the rangers. They really brought the raisin to a...More

1  Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We saw the sign and got off the highway to see what this was about. We watched the short film and learned a lot about the battlefield. We walked around the visitor center and talked with the 2 gentlemen that worked there. They were very...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This battlefield is underdevelopment and little National Park Service interpretation is provided on the battlefield beyond the historic markers placed by the State of Michigan and Monroe County. The visitor center is small but it does a fairly good job in telling the story of...More

2  Thank mjmanning201
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I must admit I knew almost nothing about the War of 1812, but this battlefield makes me want to know more. The grounds are small, with walk paths and benches; the visitor center is also small but packed with history. A must see video and...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Greater! This is a great, informative, presentation about the history of this River of grapes. Our Junior Rangers got their first badge of our trip here and we absolutely love this little Hidden Gem of a national park! Don't skip it if you're anywhere close.

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very small national park but had fun walking the trail and reading the signs with my nephew. Only takes an hour or two to experience the park so if you are in a hurry or don't have much time it is worth...More

Thank Brandon G
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We toured outdoors and read the historic plaques, which provided an excellent story of what happened there. Then we went into the Visitor Center. Our hostess was extremely welcoming and knowledgeable in the history of the scene as well as the entire war. DVD was...More

1  Thank kenjvd
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We got here just after opening, so we were the only ones here. Ranger Ron was very informative and friendly. You could tell he enjoys his job! He told us about the area, the War Of 1812, and described the exhibits in the visitor center....More

1  Thank oftheseas
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Newer smaller National park, small exhibit area with history of war of 1812 and the River Raisin battle , if you bring your bike you can ride from the battle field area right into sterling state on park on the bike paths and ride for...More

Thank terry48162
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