Who says Detroiters are only enamored with the city life? Sure, those of us who call Detroit home certainly appreciate the hustle and bustle of day-to-day activities throughout the metropolis, but that doesn’t mean we lack admiration for the great outdoors. In fact, Metro Detroit is home to some of the state’s prettiest and most peaceful natural attractions. If you’re a Motor City resident who simply adores nature, these nine destinations undoubtedly belong on your bucket list.

If you were crafting your own bucket list for nature lovers throughout the Detroit area, which destinations would you include? We love hearing from you, so share your thoughts with us in the comment section below or make an official recommendation by filling out our nomination form here. Happy trails, Detroiters!

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