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Address: Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: 231-922-4903

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Fresh Look!

While I miss the zoo and train, it's been a pleasure seeing Clinch Park unfold into what it is today. I love the vibrant light green on the bathrooms - now pretty clean for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Jane A
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Kewadin, Michigan
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Kewadin, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

While I miss the zoo and train, it's been a pleasure seeing Clinch Park unfold into what it is today. I love the vibrant light green on the bathrooms - now pretty clean for public restrooms and a great size, especially when all those are visiting. There's a snack bar and tables to eat. A local kayak and paddleboard company... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This park offers some of the best views of both peninsulas. Being that we were here in the fall, you could see the changing leaves across the entire landscape. I'd happily spend summer days here relaxing and enjoying the views. Obviously very family friendly as well.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The new Bijou and other updates & upgrades have made the Park even better than it was. Great views, paths, marina, beach - a real gem.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The city has really transformed the water front. For those of us who started making babies ten years ago, you'll always feel nostalgic for the crappy zoo that was here before... that's where we took our sweet little kids when they were little wee ones... but enough with one winged eagles and half dead bears... they transformed it to a... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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135 reviews 135 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have never visited the Clinch Park until this last weekend and wow was I impressed. The City founders are doing a good job with their shoreline making it beautiful and assessable to the community. The walk along the park is just lovely with a beautiful shelter, bath house and toilets, along with a small concession stand. The beach area... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's a park. What more can someone say? It's a nice park with lots of green space as well as access to the water. The park was clean and looks like the landscape is maintained. It's a short walk from downtown so you can take advantage of the water, and green space yet still take advantage of Front Street.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was a lovely public beach in downtown Traverse City. There was a metered parking lot right at the beach and you could rent kayaks, etc right there. The only downside was that the water was FREEZING and I mean ice like when we went in late August. We didn't stay as long as we could have because the water... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This downtown beach has easy walking access from downtown, nice area to walk around, beautiful beach. Plenty of parking.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We hit Clinch Park mid week on our stay to Traverse City. We enjoyed the spot so much we shuffled things around so we could come back again at the end of the week! The playground was nice, grounds were well maintained. Gorgeous views, of course. The sandy beach was beautiful, had lifeguards, and was not too crowded. There were... More 

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IL
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

didn't swim here but played on the beach and walked the pier. The beach was very clean and sand was full of rocks to gather.

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