Veterans Memorial Park, Bay City

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Veterans Memorial Park is the central park of Bay County, Michigan. The park, approximately, is located along the west bank of the Saginaw River in Bay City, Michigan, United States. Across the river is another city park, Wenonah Park.FeaturesVeterans Memorial Park includes many features, including a public marina, sports field, an arboretum, an exercise track, a memorial to war veterans, and a Riverwalk that runs the length of the park and beyond.Liberty Harbor MarinaLiberty Harbor Marina is a public marina in Veterans Memorial Park located north of Veterans Memorial Bridge. It is certified by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and includes 99 berths, a concession stand, and a parking lot.Kantzler Memorial ArboretumKantzler Memorial Arboretum is an arboretum located in a plaza landscaped with plants maintained by civic and private organizations around the area. It is located along the Saginaw River near the Community Center.Along the north-side of the arboretum is a inlet once used for ship building, known as the Davidson Dry Dock. Over the mouth of the dry dock is a footbridge that joins with the Riverwalk.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 duri...  more »
  • 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 ar...  more »
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