Monroe, MI 48162
River Raisin National Battlefield is located in SE 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. 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.
There is a saying about Michigan weather: "If you don't like the weather wait five minutes and it will change!" Seasonal average temperatures for Monroe area: Winter: highs range from 30 F- 45 F and lows range from 15 F- 30 F Spring: highs range from 40 F - 70 F and lows range from 25 F - 55 F Summer: highs range from 70 F - 85 F and lows range from 50 F - 65 F Fall: highs range from 40 F - 80 F and lows range from 60 F - 30 F
River Raisin National Battlefield Park Entrance Fee - $0.00
Admittance to all areas of the Park are free
River Raisin National Battlefield Park entrance passes - $0.00
Please note since we do not charge a fee we do not offer any entrance passes
The visitor center has exhibits, dioramas, wall maps, a fiber-optic map show, original military items, life-like figures of combatants, and more. Stop in to pick up the uni grid brochure, other brochures, local area maps, passport stamps, and children's educational activities and booklets to earn the Junior Ranger badge. Don't forget to visit our store.