Grosse Ile Township is rated as the safest City or Township in Michigan for communities with populations exceeding 10,000.
- ...that you will be killed by a grizzly bear; or
- ...have an airplane crash into you; or
- ...die from a tree falling upon you!
Pretty good odds!
Grosse Ile, Michigan...It's a great - and VERY safe - place to live!
The assessment is based upon compiled 2012 data from the FBI. For a complete explanation of the methodology, go here.
Grosse Ile High School was judged among the Best High Schools in America in 2013 by Newsweek magazine.
This is the third consecutive year that Grosse Ile High School has placed in the top 1000 High Schools nationally.
With a 96+ percent graduation rate (Top Ten in Michigan) and 93+ percent college matriculation rate as strong contributors, Grosse Ile High School was the only Downriver-area School recognized. It placed among the top 5 high schools in Wayne County and the very best in southeastern Michigan.
Grosse Ile has mile after mile of kayaking and paddling Water Trails - inside the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge - to get you up close and personal with nature and wildlife.
Michigan Water Trails has mapped many of these, including:
- Hennepin Loop
- Grosse Ile Paddle Route
- Waterfront Park Loop
- Southwest Grosse Ile Loop
- Handler Drain Loop (Trenton)
The Grosse Ile Township Parks and Recreation "CHANNELS" Program Guide for Fall & Winter 2013-14 is now available.
Learn about Programs available to the entire family and special Events at Waters Edge, Centennial Farm and elsewhere on the Island.
"Click" on the image to open the Guide!
Grosse Ile Township has added a critical east-west connector for non-motorized travel on the north end of the Island.
The Horsemill Road bikepath, situated between Meridian Road and Parke Lane, facilitates safe resident access to the Meridian Road bikepath, which is the main north-south artery for non-motorized traffic.