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Address: Beaver Road, Bay City, MI
Phone Number: 9896843020

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nice park with room to grow

Great Park for camping. Has lots of hiking biking and wetland to explore also great for bird watching. Nice beach but located too far from parking area. Need to clean entire... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maureen G
Bay City, Michigan
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Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great Park for camping. Has lots of hiking biking and wetland to explore also great for bird watching. Nice beach but located too far from parking area. Need to clean entire beach in front of picnic area.

Thank Maureen G
Bay City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We camped there for first time. What a blast all the tricker treaters dressed in costumes and the parents to. Contests and Movies all weekend. Everyone was totally family oriented. We will go again next year.

Thank Cynthia C
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there to go for a walk and check out the beach , it is nice but quite a long walk for very young kids , older folks or someone disabled , a closer access to the beach would be nice

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We got in with my friend's state park passport. We saw the lagoon and hiked to the beach. Not sure if the bay is the cleanest place to swim, there was a dead fish on shore but that could have been discarded by a fisherman. (this was my first time on Lake Huron). I did get my feet wet and... More 

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Manton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

State park was clean.it was well maintained. Was a pleasure to visit was extremely hot this day there were many benches to rest in the shade . Nice beach with plenty of walking trails

Thank Dale A
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Bay City State Park is a perfect park for the "up north" feeling without leaving our home town of Bay City. Nice size lots....bathrooms/showers kept clean and new. Lots of activities going on in the park and near park. Day use area is clean and kept up and offers a water park and play station for children, nature center and... More 

Thank Brian D
Rotterdam, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is an inexpensive way to stay in the Bay City Area. The campground was loud on Labor Day weekend and made for a rough first night. There was no park patrol to enforce quiet time. The second night was much better since the campground was empty. The bathrooms were very dirty and smelled. The beaches were pretty good and... More 

Thank sehill23
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

So much to do here, it's best to just splurge and buy the yearly park pass. We have been here numerous times as a family, as well as with our parents, and friends. Everyone we bring here say how much they love it as well. The beach is long and even on a "busy" day, you aren't crowded on one... More 

Thank ESKK4
Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Great park! Wonderful, paved biking trails. Nice educational center. Good hiking trails. Nice, roomy campground. Clean bathrooms. Attentive staff. We went with our niece (7) and nephews (8 & 3). It rained all weekend, so we could not use the splash park or beach, but everyone had a great time.

Thank Otter2008
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We had a fantastic time at Bay city recreation, very clean, staff was courteous and knowledgeable. Campsites were clean and the weekend we were there very quiet. I love the handicapped facilities.


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