Explore the River Raisin area with the Major!
Look below for fun activities you can download and use at River Raisin National Battlefield Park and the surrounding area! Join Major Muskrat and explore and learn about the Heritage Trail -- and if you complete all 20 stops along the trail, you can earn a Heritage Trail VISA patch. Fun for all ages!
Booklets to download:
Our Junior Ranger booklet is in development and will be available soon. Until then, try out these fun activities!! (Files are PDFs, get a free PDF reader program here)
Did You Know?
“Major Muskrat” for dinner?? Oh no! The rodent, common to southeastern Michigan, helped early European settlers ward off starvation during the lean years of the War of 1812. And muskrat remains a local delicacy. Typically, it’s parboiled with vegetables, cut in half and then fried with onions. More...