• 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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The River Raisin flows for almost 139 miles (224 km), draining an area of 1,072 square miles (2,780 km2) in the Michigan counties of Lenawee, Monroe, Washtenaw, Jackson, Hillsdale, and also a portion of Fulton County, Ohio. It was named La Rivière aux Raisins by Frenchsettlers because of the wild grapes growing along its banks--since the French word for grape is raisin. More...