These 6 Hiking Trails Around Detroit Lead To Some Incredible Pieces Of History

Do you find yourself longing for a dose of historical exploration from time to time? Luckily for those of us who consider ourselves history buffs, Metro Detroit is home to all sorts of unique destinations that expertly combine natural beauty with slices of the past. If you’re looking for the chance to stretch your legs while appreciating some of the loveliest remnants of history in and around the Motor City, check out these six unforgettable hiking spots.

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Address: Detroit, MI, USA