Major trail traverses from I275 and Sibley thru Lower Huron, Willow, Oakwood Metropark thru the City of Flat Rock to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. The Downriver Linked Greenways (DLGI) began in 1999 and is a community-driven regional effort to coordinate non-motorized transportation in the Downriver area.
Huron-Clinton Metroparks is a regional park system in Metro Detroit. Downriver is home to four major parks within the Metroparks system. Lake Erie, Willow, Lower Huron and Oakwood.
A unique gem located in southeast Michigan, Detroit River IWR is the only international wildlife refuge in North America. The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is located along the lower Detroit River and western shoreline of Lake Erie.
Elizabeth Park, the first County Park in the State of Michigan is located along the Detroit River in the City of Trenton. This park features over 1,300 feet of riverwalk for fishing and river watching In addition Elizabeth Park also offers activities such as softball, cycling, in-line skating, hiking, cross-country skiing and kayaking.