Nothing soothes the soul like a walk along the water and in Detroit, options abound for serene waterfront trails to stroll. Whether you’re watching flowers bloom, leaves turn, or snowfall, these trails illustrate a completely new side of the industrial city.

Despite being known for its industrial work, particularly in the auto industry, Detroit has many beautiful waterfront green spaces to offer. While strolling along these picturesque trails you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported out of the city and into a natural wonderland. No matter your skill level or preferred sights, there’s a waterfront trail in Detroit for you.

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