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River Trail, Lansing

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Lansing River Trail is a multiple use, non-motorized trail approximately 13mi long. It runs along the Grand River and the Red Cedar River between Michigan State University and Dietrich Park in northern Lansing.The trail has a western extension that begins where it splits off at River Point park just south of downtown Lansing and ends in Moores Park. The River Trail South stretches along Sycamore Creek from Potter Park to Maguire Park in southeast Lansing. The stretch from Hawk Island County Park to Maguire Park was completed in 2008.The River Trail is also home to a number of special events, including the Common Ground Music Festival, the Annual Mayor's Walk, Michigan Run, the Capital City River Run and a number of other city-sponsored activities.The trail is currently being extended into Delhi Township to connect with an existing trail in Holt, as well as east to west across south Lansing.
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  • Strolled along the river...lovely day, interesting sites along the way. Easy access, picturesque. Several access points..some with stairs but several areas Handicap accessable.  more »
  • A nice path for biking with planked boards along much of it and a water view. However, there will be small groups of individuals hanging out under overpasses and in areas which aren't easily seen, smo...  more »
  • The Lansing River Trail has a great website, with a clear, informative map. We stared in Maguire Park, off Aurelius Road. Parking was available there, including a port-a-potty restroom. The trail was ...  more »

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