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?
The Battle of Frenchtown (Battle of the River Raisin in Monroe Michigan) was the largest battle fought on Michigan soil. This battle was a major defeat for the Americans and was one of the bloodiest engagements during the War of 1812. The massacre of some wounded solders the following day shocked and enraged Americans throughout the Old Northwest Territory. This incident soon became know as “The River Raisin Massacre” and the rallying cry was “Remember the Raisin”. More...