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    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

Directions

Map of the location of Monroe, MI.
River Raisin National Battlefield is located in Southeastern Lower Michigan along the western shoreline of Lake Erie, in the city of Monroe. Park headquarters is 35 miles south of Detroit, and only 270 miles east of Chicago.
 
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River Raisin National Battlefield
1403 East Elm Ave.
Monroe, MI 48162

(734) 243-7136

 

By Car

Take Interstate 75 to exit 15 and go south on Dixie Highway to Elm Ave. make a left on Elm and the Visitor Center will be on the left hand side.

By Plane

The Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW / KDTW) has international and domestic flights from Detroit, Michigan and is about 20 miles from the center of Monroe, MI.

Did You Know?

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This park is one of only a few national battlefield parks in the National Park System--and the only one from the War of 1812. It is the fifth NPS site in Michigan which includes Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw National Historical Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. More...