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“great state park”

Bay City State Recreation Area
Ranked #3 of 38 things to do in Bay City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We did not camp here, but came to ride the rail trail on our bikes. This is a very nice state park with playground for kids, beach access, and sprinkler water for children. Very clean and large.
Also had a building with information about the area and some stuffed animals.

Thank susiQ6
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Sites are decent. Seems awfully buggy at this park. Splash pad was great and appeared well maintained. Take your own lawn chairs. Beach area was nice but water was mucky at the edge. Lot of sand! Volleyball nets.

Thank Jill K
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Entry to the park is &9.00 per car. Parking was adequate. Hike to the water was much longer than expected. Upon reaching the beach we found it to be nothing like the pictures or description. The sand had a lot of regular dirt in it and a lot of gunk at the shoreline, including dead fish. We expected the park would at least have made an attempt at cleanliness, but, we were wrong. Our first look at Lake Huron was a dissappointment as well with dirty brown/green water and lots of debris on the surface. Walking into the water was disgusting with muck we sank into halfway up our calves and choked with seaweed. We had to go out to a long ways to a sandbar to get out of that mess, but the debris laden water was still no fun and we retreated to our hotel for a swim in the pool.

2  Thank Anne K
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Really liked the campground. Beautiful beach and well maintained campground. Cant wait until i get to visit again.

Thank jenn427
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to take my 4 year old. He loves the Splash Park and playground and I love bringing a chair and umbrella. There are chairs and picnic tables but not enough to go around so bring your own just in case. Awesome relaxation:)

Thank Dap0711
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