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Address: Ezra Rust Drive at Saginaw River, Saginaw, MI

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If you like driving in circles.....

Ojibway Island is lovely - truly - but with the limited parking it is frustrating. We drove in circles, to finally find a spot. That just put a damper on things.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2014
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Lansing, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Okay, now after reading other reviews I just had to put-in my 2centsworth. I am from another large city in Michigan which definitely has the same "concerns" with it's parks and open spaces. And...I love a good park. Sure, in the middle of the day, especially on weekends, and when with a group---you are safe. The setting is actually phenomenal... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Ojibway Island is my favorite place to visit in Saginaw. This city has a bad rep, but I feel that it is truly beautiful and one of its hidden gems is this park. Definitely a must-see if you have some free time.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A nice island to walk around. Easy access from either end of the island. The main loop is about two-thirds of a mile around. Always have walkers during the day.

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Saginaw, MI
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This sounds like a wonderful place to picnic, and hang out. NOT AT ALL THE CASE. The island is more or less a place for drug activity, and prostitution on a day to day basis. When there is a concert or big function ITS GREAT, but any other time.... keep on driving. Broken glass and trash everywhere, grass needs to... More 

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New York City, New York
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110 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Ojibway Island is lovely - truly - but with the limited parking it is frustrating. We drove in circles, to finally find a spot. That just put a damper on things.

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Coldwater, Michigan
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I image if you just wanted a picnic table to catch some rays or fresh air by the river this the place for you. There were a number of young men hanging around with no obvious purpose. So I don't think I would recommend this as a place to take the family. Too bad as the park has some great... More 

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saginaw
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A ride around the island has areas for gatherings & yard games, parking and picnic tables usually available. Attractions include Music Festival during the summer, Public stage area for civic functions, playground for kids. Sit along the Saginaw river and enjoy a usually peaceful time. Originally a massive mound of sawdust from the lumbering era, Ojibway Island became hard packed... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I had business to do on the otherside of the river, had a few minutes to spare and decided to cruise around the Island. It used to be a great place to go, but this part of town is not the safest anymore and I would not go there at night. When there are large events like the KCQ concert... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This park hosts several concerts throughout the summer and spring months, a big one is the Country Music Fest that attracts people from all over , even bussing people in to Saginaw. Also a nice park to do your walking and viewing the fireworks.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Ojibway may be just an island in the Saginaw river but it does have many fine events on it throughout the year, from concerts to fireworks. It is easy access just across the Court St. Bridge with parking on the west side of the river about 1/4 mile away, so bring your lawn chair and enjoy a show.

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Address: Ezra Rust Drive at Saginaw River, Saginaw, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw

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