This Hike Through Detroit’s Pretty Little Palmer Park Is Short And Sweet

Whether through magnificent wooded forests or within the dense mazes of our urban jungle, there’s no shortage of incredible hikes in Metro Detroit. For those willing to drive 20 minutes or so out of the city, the trail options in Michigan are endless! But for a quiet escape into nature without ever leaving Motor City limits, there are still plenty of options to choose from. Hidden away off of 7 Mile near Woodward Avenue, Palmer Park is a sweet public park that packs an incredible amount of history, beauty, and family activities into just under 300 acres – including an easy loop trail that’s perfect for all ages. Check it out:

Palmer Park is a one-of-a-kind hidden gem in Detroit, and we think it’s an absolute must-visit if you haven’t already! For directions, hours, and to learn more about the park’s community programs, visit the People for Palmer Park website.

Check out this list for some more of our favorite easy hikes in Detroit. Or, if you’re looking for something a little more low-key, here are some picture-perfect picnic spots!

Address: Palmer Park, Detroit, MI 48203, USA