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River Trail, Lansing

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
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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  • We enjoy riding our bikes while others walk or run on the trail. It's wonderful to be able to be out enjoying the fresh air. 
  • We have walked along the trail several times, even though we don't live or work in Lansing, and it isn't convenient for us. For MSU students or those who work in Lansing, it is a great, handy trail. W...  read more »
  • Our daughter works near the trail, so we've used it for walking with kids, etc. while waiting for her to finish her day, or to spend a bit of time before or after lunch with her. There seem to be lots...  read more »
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