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Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial parkway, Bay City, MI
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Beautiful Park on Saginaw River

I was surprised to read some of the reviews. We thought this was a beautiful park. Very quiet and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful muti-use park.

Veterans Memorial Park sits on the Saginaw river and connects to a large walking trail. It hosts a... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
deborah m
Essexville, Michigan
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Veterans Memorial parkway, Bay City, MI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 30 April 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

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

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

Thank Shanna M
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

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

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Tall Ships Festival combined with Winonah park across the river -- Vets park very crowded, waits to boards each ship probably 45 min to 1 1/2 hrs per ship per people waiting in line. Which is better than on the other side. We did not...More

Thank Cjbb13
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to go and enjoy a view of the Saginaw river. However, when there are multiple events going on at the same time, there appears to be zero coordination between those events. Recently River Roar and Weird Al concert were the same weekend but...More

Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The park has had a few setbacks in recent years. One of the larger play areas for children had to be removed. There are also no Grills for cooking.

Thank Ardine B
Reviewed 16 March 2016

During early spring through summer this is a very beatiful park for walking. From the beautiful flower gardens all kept up by private entities to the views alongside the river. There are also various stations that have pictures and stories of the past history of...More

Thank Wubba
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Is the veteran's park public? I was going to look at the Kantzler arboretum for my wedding pictures.
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