9 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone Around Detroit Should Take

When it comes to natural beauty, Michigan has no shortage — and the Detroit area is overflowing with lovely places to explore. From the Detroit River to all sorts of nearby parks, there’s a spot close to the Motor City to satisfy every outdoor enthusiast. If you’re looking for an easy hike that will show you some of the region’s loveliest scenery, check out these nine options:

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Have you explored any of these beautiful nature trails in and around Detroit? We’d love to hear about your experiences and see your photos in the comment section below!