9 Under-Appreciated State Parks Near Detroit You’re Sure To Love

Everyone knows that the Great Lakes State is fantastically gorgeous, and many of our parks are household names throughout the Midwest. And while the city of Detroit itself might not immediately be associated with nature, there are plenty of delightful outdoor areas that are just a short drive from the Motor City. Here are nine underrated state parks in and around Detroit that you’ll undoubtedly want to visit.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Did we leave any of your favorite natural areas off this list? What should we check out during our next outdoor excursion in the Detroit area? Let us know in the comment section below.