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Address: 5500 Bray Rd, Flint, MI 48505-1853
Phone Number: (810) 736-7100
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The staff is friendly but...

The staff is friendly and we absolutely love the splash pad/playground but other than that the beach and the facilities leave much to be desired. There is a large beach and with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Theresa G
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Flint, Michigan
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great beach with wonderful beach shade, splash pad, swing sets,showers, etc. Great place to spend an afternoon. Sandy beach and water appeared very clean. I was pleasantly surprised. Another improved and great Genesee Co Park and Recreeation attraction

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is friendly and we absolutely love the splash pad/playground but other than that the beach and the facilities leave much to be desired. There is a large beach and with the splash pad and large playground (plus smaller playground and bike paths) there is plenty for the kids to do. But the bathrooms are awfully dirty and dingy... More 

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Thank Theresa G
Flint, Michigan
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Everyone wants to have fun! Come to Bluebell Beach. Pack a picnic lunch or bring stuff for dinner and cook out, while the stuff is cooking on the grill, lets go swimming! You can have fun throwing a Frisbee, play catch, or just sit around the camp and have a great time talking. It is a place to keep cool... More 

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Thank Tradewin
Burton, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The water in the splash pad was COLD. Restrooms were kind of gross. Vending machines didn't work well. But water was mainly algae-free and not too deep. Plenty of kids to play with. Shaded areas were occupied the whole time though. Needed first aid and the "rangers" didn't know what to do for a nosebleed!

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Thank Rebecca J
Michigan
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I would not go anywhere close to this place. It is routinely closed because of e.coli. Not in the safest place of town either. Your best bet would be to stay away.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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60 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I am agree with another review, It is crowded. But it is nice beach with all facilities like rest room and change room, Shower room. Out side small water park for Kids. It hase BBQ facilities and Beach is clean. It has no life gaurd but safe area is marked and life saving equipment is ready. This is free of... More 

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3 Thank Saif S
Vienna Twp
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We live near and would never go. Always a rough crowd from Flint and not a very nice place for healthy families.

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4 Thank JT A
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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139 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Was just a great place to run and play.. wide open spaces and a great beach with room to swim. BUT on our first visit out this spring we noticed they have added four(?) new huge picnic shades!! They are all down by the water which is where they were needed! Fantastic!

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3 Thank LoveKYlivn
Montrose, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

on my lunch breaks I go here to eat lunch, once in a while I will have my family bring the kids out to play on the play ground while we eat.

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