If you love basking in the delights of Michigan’s natural beauty, Metro Detroit offers a seemingly endless array of options. From riverfront strolls to hidden forest hikes, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had in and around the Motor City. When you’re looking for a unique way to enjoy pretty views, hop in the car and take a day trip to one gorgeous lookout within driving distance of Detroit.

Have you enjoyed a quick stop or a few moments of reflection at Lake Huron Roadside Park during previous explorations of the area? Share your favorite photos and memories with us by leaving a Facebook comment below or recommend another wonderful natural attraction near Detroit by filling out our official nomination form here.

If you can’t get enough nature, check out this breathtaking stairway hike near Detroit.

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