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Ojibway Island

Ezra Rust Drive at Saginaw River, Saginaw, MI
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Saginaw
Type: Islands
Most recent review
- Apr 16, 2014
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English first
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111 reviews 111 reviews
30 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

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
4 reviews 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

What a great place for a concert! It was clean, safe, and very accessible. We paid to park right on the island. We were there for Rock the Island, but it looks like it would be a great place to take the family. It is also very pretty.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Clean, well maintained. A certain amount of litter lying around. We saw geese, a grey heron or some kind, squirrels and what we think was a musk-rat.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Still a nice spot to spend the afternoon. Take a lunch, your dog and of course your family and friends. On the water, nice views.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Not place to visit if you value your life. I have seen weapon drawn and fights there. There are several activities held there like the KCQ festival and they clean up the park for these. But when there are no events you will rarely see an police officer. Not bad in the winter either when ice fishermen take over but... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Ojibway Island used to be a nice place. It is now a place where derelicts and drugggies hang out. The park used to have a nice playground. That is gone. Trash cans are overflowing. Just not a good atmosphere anymore.

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

Catch the Eddy Band during summer months. Good music from area musicians, many are our music teachers and directors at schools.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Nice place to go for concerts or benefits is a little iffy after dark

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