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Veterans Memorial Park

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Relax and reflect....

This is a beautiful park on Bay City's western shore, overlooking the Saginaw River. There is... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Peru, Indiana
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Nice riverfront park

This is a great place to watch the river, take a walk, play some ball, have a picnic, attend an... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Columbus, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park on Bay City's western shore, overlooking the Saginaw River. There is parking, access to the river - walk, and great views of the river and its traffic. It's a great place to recreate, relax and reflect; and remember those who...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a great place to watch the river, take a walk, play some ball, have a picnic, attend an event (fireworks on the 4th), and so forth. It's on the riverwalk so provides a convenient place to park your car if you want to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you bike or walk the Riverwalk path you are sure to come across the Veterans Memorial Park. There are a few areas to host large family picnics. But unless you have paid for one of the covered picnic areas, the only bathrooms open are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LyfeLine
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We walked quite a ways to get to the park as parking around there is a challenge. Arriving about 3 hours ahead of the fireworks was no problem. The grassy area was pleasant, there was a nice sidewalk along the river and there is a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank SherryL989
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I was surprised to read some of the reviews. We thought this was a beautiful park. Very quiet and serene. It is well kept with lots of places to sit down and take in the scenery. We weren't there during a big festival, so maybe...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Veterans Memorial Park sits on the Saginaw river and connects to a large walking trail. It hosts a few concerts in the summer, as well as The River Roar. It has a small marina. It's a great viewing area for the annual Bay City Fireworks...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank deborah m
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Gorgeous, large park on the western bank of the Saginaw River. Very nicely manicured lawns of green mounds and nice flower beds and serpentine walkways past lush willow tress. Prepare for a long healthy walk if you do the entire length and take in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank chadr251
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have been Veterans Park before for the Bay City fireworks. Wenonah Park is much nicer. Overall we enjoyed our day at the Tall Ship Celebration. It was not as I thought. I felt like I was at an amusement park. You have to pay...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ShannaMoo
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We walked through Veterans Park during the 2016 Tall Ships Celebration, and the park was very busy but not overcrowded. We enjoyed walking over the Lafayette Street Bridge to get to the park, and enjoyed seeing the Huey medevac helicopter on display and the views...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank George M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Festival had lots of activities for everyone, especially families. Looked like they had several good food vendors, large playground for kids, chairs for sitting and accurate schedule of events. Would have helped to allow the golf cart drivers to transport a person with mobility restrictions....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ann M
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8 September 2016|
Response from Stitcherjer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but check out the Bay City website for some costs associated with some public use