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Freedom Trail

The nearly 10-mile Freedom Trail takes users through urban, residential and natural settings and provides scenic views of the Lake St. Clair shoreline

 
paved trail through a wooded area

Location:

Trail end points are at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township and Schoenherr Road in Sterling Heights. You can access the trail wherever it crosses a road.

Type:

Asphalt, concrete, sidewalk with street crossings

Activities:

Walking, running, biking, rollerblading, wheelchair accessible

Maps:

Coming soon​​​​​


About:
The nearly 10-mile Freedom Trail runs parallel to 16 Mile Road/Metro Parkway and takes users through urban, residential and natural settings in Sterling Heights, Clinton Township and Harrison Township. At its east end, the route runs into Lake St. Clair Metropark, providing scenic views of the shoreline. The trail also connects to other networks, including the Clinton River Park Trail and the Clinton River Spillway Bike Path.

​Take a virtual tour of the Freedom Trail via Terrain 360, a resource provided by Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)
**Note: Terrain 360 was last updated in 2020

 

**Photo via https://www.traillink.com/trail/metro-parkway-trail/