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Bryant Park

1009 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-2745
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Smaller beach with limited parking

This beach is located between downtown Traverse City and the Old Mission Peninsula. If you are... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Flint, mi
An awesome park to relax and enjoy the water.

Bryant Park is my go to place for swimming in the summer but the other seasons are great too. When... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Los Angeles, California
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“west bay” (7 reviews)
“nice park” (3 reviews)
1009 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-2745
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

This beach is located between downtown Traverse City and the Old Mission Peninsula. If you are coming South from the peninsula, make an easy right turn into this little park. If you are lucky, you might find a parking space. The limited parking keeps the...More

Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Bryant Park is my go to place for swimming in the summer but the other seasons are great too. When the weather is decent Bryant Park is great for reading books, having picnics, doing yoga asanas and much more.

Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Always looking for the different, we have driven past this little park several times and finally stopped. Great for quiet, beach close to parking (limited as it is a fairly small park on the west bay).

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a beautiful, though small, park on West Grand Traverse Bay at the base of Old Mission Peninsula. The beach is sandy and very nice. Does get pretty crowded in the summer.

Thank Jaclyn49686
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is lovely. The parking lot is really small, which can be a problem, but it also limits the crowds. There is lots of room on the expanse of nice, clean sand to spread out. The water is mostly pretty shallow, so it's great...More

1  Thank Lucky M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I stopped by Bryant Park towards the end of the day, after driving out the Peninsula to enjoy the views, and walking in the sand, feeling the warm water on my feet was a delightful, calming way to wind down from my busy day. Beautiful...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went shortly after a rain shower, which was good, because it wasn't very busy. The water looked as clear as the caribbean. It's a great place to swim. If you have sensitive feet, you might want to bring water shoes, because there are a...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice place for Kids. Good and cllean beach. The kids play area is also well maintained. The parking lot is too small

Thank Prasad G
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Nice location tucked into the base of Old Mission Peninsula. Less crowds....more locals than tourists. Down side is limited parking. Park at the strip mall, high school or college & walk/bike ride to the park. Easy water access and great playground for the kids. Away...More

Thank PJSteeby
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice park in the corner of West bay and the Peninsula. Nice picnic area and adjoining beach. Not secluded but a little off the beaten path.

Thank scarletman1972
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Response from MIRockHunter | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may bring your dog, and they must be on a leash. Bring a bag just in case, there are trash cans there too.