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Riverwalk Pier

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Address: S Arbor Street, Bay City, MI

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Relaxing area

Stayed at a local hotel and this was a great area to walk off dinner and watch the boats and people enjoying the park

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave J
Elkhart, Indiana
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Elkhart, Indiana
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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at a local hotel and this was a great area to walk off dinner and watch the boats and people enjoying the park

Thank Dave J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first visit to Bay City and we thought the riverwalk was fabulous. It is long, with a great view of the river, and along a super stage area, where there are many events. The downtown area with restaurants and shops is close by, in walking distance.

Thank Joanne R
Essexville, Michigan
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riverwalk Pier is a part of the long walkway along the Saginaw River. People use the walkway to roller skate, ride bikes or to just take a nice walk. The pier stretches out about 1/3 of the way into the river and for ship enthusiasts it's great to watch a ship go by.

Thank deborah m
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7 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Located on the City's west side of the Saginaw River, the Riverwalk Pier offers a great resting place. The pier extends over the river, and offers park benches to sit and watch the boat traffic, from small pleasure crafts, sail boats, and the large great lakes freighters. The pier is attached to the Riverwalk, which offers fresh air, exercise, and... More 

Thank mdvms
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This park is very nice for a few minutes of outdoors walk at night, there are lights and the over all experience it's relaxing after a hard day of work. Highly recommend for those businesses guests at Courtyard Marriott Bay City.

Thank Chichapork
Mentor, Ohio
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158 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We took a nice leisurely walk along here. Well marked, great views, and not too many people. We did see a larger boat going out that you could charter. It does not go anywhere really just up and down the river. Benches to rest on if needed. Bags supplied for your pets deposits if needed. Nice area. There is some... More 

Thank Julie B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Attended wedding here which was nice. River was peaceful and was a nice backdrop to the ceremony. Walking around after the ceremony was enjoyable. It was overcast and windy that day so I'm not sure how busy it is when the weather is nice.

Thank lmb72310
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

walking is important for our health, but walking can be very boring at times. But at the riverwalk, there is always something to look at. For being a small town, Bay City, does a great job of bringing different events in their town. I've been to the Tall Ships, the best fireworks show ever and many other events there. Playground... More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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247 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed wandering around Riverwalk Pier on a recent stay in Bay City. There is, obviously, a great view of the river and the two tall ships (available for daily sails in season) are parked there. There is also some nice sculptural artwork, a cool fountain, and plenty of places to sit and relax. Really nice addition to the riverfront... More 

Thank rmeade88
Midland, Michigan
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

You want to walk. Go at your own pace and - surprise- have something to look at! Well here it is. The walk is good, wheelchair, stroller, or just by foot. Go for it and enjoy the sun. Hey, the color is changing, the days are shorter so get yourself out there!

Thank RJVlier

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