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Kantzler Memorial Arboretum

Subfacility of Veterans Memorial Park


  1. Picnic Tables

The 12-acre arboretum is a landscaped plaza with various plantings maintained by civic and private organizations. It is located along the riverfront and near the Community Center. On the north edge of the arboretum is the Davidson Dry Dock, a 500-foot inlet that had once been used for ship building. A pedestrian bridge crosses the dry dock at its mouth and joins with the Riverwalk that runs the length of Veterans Memorial Park and beyond.

Park Hours are from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM  


Fill out the entire form, and Email or turn it into Parks Dept.  at least 90 days before the event

Email:  [email protected] 

Turn in: 1645 Marquette Avenue, Bay City, MI 48706

Once we receive the completed form we will look over it and let you know the next steps. 

Wedding Ceremony Request Form 

Gardening Opportunities                                                                                            

The City of Bay City, works in partnership with Bay City in Bloom, to make adopting a pocket garden possible. 

Pocket Gardens are adopted with a minimum of a one-year commitment.

To apply to become a gardening volunteer, click Here

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