• 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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During the War of 1812, after seizing eastern Maine and ravaging the New England coast, British troops invaded the Chesapeake, causing a frantic U.S. retreat in Maryland that was dubbed “the Bladensburg races.” The British then marched into Washington, which American officials had hastily abandoned, leaving behind a formal dinner set at the White House. British troops devoured the victuals and wine before burning the White House, Congress, and other buildings. More...