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The Beautiful Riverwalk in Bay City, Michigan

This is a must do in Bay City. This is a relaxing and very pretty walk along the river. If staying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendylady52
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Detroit, Michigan
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Best part of downtown

there always seems to be something interesting going on here. From the ships moored along the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
glennteal
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Goodrich, Michigan
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All reviews nice walk the river great place to walk ride bikes west side enjoy the view both sides watch the boats beautiful area boat traffic ducks and geese downtown area state park benches stroll city trees
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do in Bay City. This is a relaxing and very pretty walk along the river. If staying at the Doubletree by Hilton be sure to request a riverside room. We were there just as the fall colors were beginning to show...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there always seems to be something interesting going on here. From the ships moored along the river front to the various bandshells etc - we always enjoy this place

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to spend several hours, or several days. One can enjoy both views of the city, and of the river; while walking, biking or just sitting & relaxing. One can watch bridges raising & lowering, a variety of water traffic passing,...More

2  Thank RICART75
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A pleasant riverfront trail that also provides a great history lesson of Bay City. There are little markers that provide you short descriptions of the various business concerns that used to occupy the riverfront where you happen to be walking. There's also some interesting artifacts...More

2  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I really enjoyed Petoskey. Lots to see that took up 4 hrs of walking. The town is a vacation lived atmosphere and filled with lots of attractive spots to see. A waterfall beside some stairs from Sunset Park which is above that fills a creek...More

1  Thank LAVERNE J
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is an easy, flat path to bike, walk or jog on. Lots of lighting for evening walks as well. Just be wary of all the duck and goose droppings along parts of the path. If you like to be up close and personal with...More

2  Thank LyfeLine
Reviewed 23 July 2018

On the typical Friday, there are very few people here and you have space at tables to sit with friends and walk the distance without people in your way. This is a great place to go on a beautiful night and watch the boats pass...More

4  Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This River Walk is much better then Detroit's. You have an East & West side. Both have several Restaurant's, Bars, Marina's and a nice walking area. Both have that Old Town Feel to them. Today was raining and only 70 degrees not a good day...More

2  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

People watching and nice views , always kept and clean . Have been visiting this place for over a decade . Just comfortable to sit and visit each other and enjoy the view of the water .

1  Thank candim18
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I lived in BC for over 3 years and this riverwalk / trail is the best! You get to see part of the city, go through beautiful gardens near the river and it takes you out into the countryside with trees hanging over the trail...More

3  Thank TCMI
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Tomiw73
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Response from UberLiciousVintage | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on the street. I’m not sure how big your rig is but there is a parking lot near the south end kind of across from the pool building. But street parking is ample.
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Response from MrsKKC | Reviewed this property |
We were there for a function and had portable restrooms everywhere; I'm so sorry, I cannot assist you.
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