These guidelines are intended by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy to enhance the enjoyment and well-being of guests who use the Detroit RiverWalk, Hart Plaza and Dequindre Cut Greenway. 

For Everyone’s Safety and Enjoyment…

  • Hours of operation: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • After 6 p.m. all children under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian 21 years of age or older. 
  • Be respectful of other guests.
  • Dress should be modest and appropriate for a family environment.
  • Respect plantings and wildlife-stay on existing paths.
  • Deposit trash and recyclable bottles in appropriate receptacles.
  • Bikers and roller skaters yield right of way to pedestrians.
  • Fishing is permitted in designated areas only.
  • Performances or rallies, commercial activity and distribution of commercial or non-commercial material is prohibited without prior written permission from the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy management except as provided in the Policy and Rules Regarding Leafleting, Petitioning, Solicitation and Demonstrating.
  • Dogs are welcome when on a leash and under control. Please pick up and properly dispose of pet waste.

The following are prohibited:

  • Swimming.
  • Camping, campfires and grills.
  • Alcoholic beverages, marijuana and other illegal substances.
  • Tents. 
  • Panhandling or solicitation, except as provided in the Policy and Rules Regarding Leafleting, Petitioning, Solicitation and Demonstrating.
  • Motor Vehicles.
  • Amplified Sound.
  • Animals other than dogs on a leash and under control.
  • Obscene language or gestures, fighting, yelling, throwing objects, littering, playing loud music or other disorderly conduct of any kind.