• Painting of Frenchtown settlement

    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

Fees & Reservations

River Raisin National Battlefield Park is currently a no-fee park. Visitors are reminded to keep to the clearly marked trails and that no prospecting for artifacts is permitted in the Park.

Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but pictures!

For more information about River Raisin National Battlefield Park, call 734-243-7136 or visit the Battlefield located at 1403 E. Elm Avenue, Monroe MI 48162.

To make camping reservations, visit the Wm. C Sterling State Park website.

Did You Know?

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“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...