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Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial parkway, Bay City, MI
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Bay City
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Oct 10, 2013
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Alpena
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Every town should have a place set aside to honor their Veterans. A spot where you can sit & enjoy the peace & serenity that was not part of your job when you were earning the title Veteran. Bay City has done that. They did well.

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West Chester, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We went to the park as part of the Tall Sail Ships. The Apple Dore sailing down the Saginaw River out into Saginaw Bay. Once out on the open water, you can help the crew set the sails or relax and enjoy the view. We decided to just relax. Once back in the park it was every relaxing.

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Auburn, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

It is a good place to go for a solitary walk but if you are looking for excitement, you'll have to make your own.

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MI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Carnival, crafts, food, riverfront, riverwalk and BEST fireworks in the region...maybe the nation. It's safe, as there are security checks for weapons, fireworks, alcohol etc. Plenty of police presence. Safe for families. The Community Pool is wonderful and surprisingly lightly used. There are family passes for $13 daily and other cheap offers to give families a break. Bring your cooler... More

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Hamtramck, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Stopped in for the kids to play in the park and playground. They also have miniature golf nearby and baseball diamonds.

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Bentley, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I have been coming to this park since I was a kid. My favorite time to come to this park is the Bay City Fireworks Festival for the 4th of July its the best in the state. I enjoy walking on the riverwalk and taking pictures of the ducks and geese which i see everytime I am there.

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Brighton, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We were here for a swim meet - great staff and nice, clean facilities. Careful to watch the 15mph speed limit since it was well enforced. Could use a bit more parking for larger events.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

the best ive ever seen in my life..a must see for everyone they celebrated the 50th years for them this year

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Bay City, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

They now have a memorial for veterans in Vets Park. An old Vietnam era helicopter on a 5o foot pole, and a 'wall' with names on it. I spent a half hour going through the wall.

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Michigan USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

if you are going for the fireworks go early. Like morning early. Got a boat in a slip? Hit up Midland Street for parties.......Hooters may be right next to the marina......but everyone has hooters.....go for local fun!

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