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Riverwalk Pier

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Address: S Arbor Street, Bay City, MI

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Located on the City's west side of the Saginaw River, the Riverwalk Pier offers a great resting place. The pier extends over the river, and offers park benches to sit and watch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the City's west side of the Saginaw River, the Riverwalk Pier offers a great resting place. The pier extends over the river, and offers park benches to sit and watch the boat traffic, from small pleasure crafts, sail boats, and the large great lakes freighters. The pier is attached to the Riverwalk, which offers fresh air, exercise, and... More 

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Thank mdvms
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This park is very nice for a few minutes of outdoors walk at night, there are lights and the over all experience it's relaxing after a hard day of work. Highly recommend for those businesses guests at Courtyard Marriott Bay City.

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Thank Chichapork
Mentor, Ohio
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145 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We took a nice leisurely walk along here. Well marked, great views, and not too many people. We did see a larger boat going out that you could charter. It does not go anywhere really just up and down the river. Benches to rest on if needed. Bags supplied for your pets deposits if needed. Nice area. There is some... More 

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Thank juliebY4632SQ
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Attended wedding here which was nice. River was peaceful and was a nice backdrop to the ceremony. Walking around after the ceremony was enjoyable. It was overcast and windy that day so I'm not sure how busy it is when the weather is nice.

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Thank lmb72310
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

walking is important for our health, but walking can be very boring at times. But at the riverwalk, there is always something to look at. For being a small town, Bay City, does a great job of bringing different events in their town. I've been to the Tall Ships, the best fireworks show ever and many other events there. Playground... More 

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Thank MIMIFOREVER
East Lansing, Michigan
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247 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed wandering around Riverwalk Pier on a recent stay in Bay City. There is, obviously, a great view of the river and the two tall ships (available for daily sails in season) are parked there. There is also some nice sculptural artwork, a cool fountain, and plenty of places to sit and relax. Really nice addition to the riverfront... More 

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Thank rmeade88
Midland, Michigan
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

You want to walk. Go at your own pace and - surprise- have something to look at! Well here it is. The walk is good, wheelchair, stroller, or just by foot. Go for it and enjoy the sun. Hey, the color is changing, the days are shorter so get yourself out there!

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Thank RJVlier
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We build time into our trips to stop when we find a place that pleases us. The "Walk" is one of those. No bars, tourist hangouts or crowds. It's so clean, quiet and relaxing. Families, dog and owners and people reading books while on a bench or at an umbrella table. All the while an occasional boat on a gently... More 

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Thank Miranda6970
Little Rock, Arkansas
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

They have done a really nice job creating a comfortable enjoyable place to walk along the river , it would be great if the geese would stay away so you don't have to dodge the poop

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Thank travelforwork035
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Enjoyed ease of sidewalks to the river,, beautiful flowers, trees and plenty of benches, if needed. Park clean and enjoyed the geese flying overhead.

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Thank Darlene H

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