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Relaxing walk from downtown to the beach

The riverwalk extends from downtown Manistee to the beach on Lake Michigan. Elevated decking winds... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Ann G
Punta Gorda, Florida
Lovely Walk

My husband and I left our hotel for a little late afternoon walk to find Lake Michigan and came... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
New York City, New York
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

The riverwalk extends from downtown Manistee to the beach on Lake Michigan. Elevated decking winds past downtown shops to the beach. It's a lengthy walk, but worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I left our hotel for a little late afternoon walk to find Lake Michigan and came across the lovely river boardwalk that led to the lake. It was a really delightful addition to our stay in Manistee and encountered numerous friendly walkers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chips3313
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The riverwalk is very interesting as it runs along the river shoreline walking past boats and the downtown area then runs out over the water, wandering back to shore and the sandy area to the beach and on out to the pier. It's great for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rafiki485
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We always get our walk and exercise in on the river walk when in Manistee. You can even see the fishing charters come in with their catch.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Never get tired of walking this boardwalk which runs the length of downtown Manistee. Watching the boats come and go or dine along the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank skeylore
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Lots of little shops with specialty goods. It was a pleasant walk and cooler near the river. Beautiful views of boats in and out of Lake Michigan.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great riverwalk that lets you go from downtown to Lake Michigan. The hand rail protection is good but there are some open areas so keep small children clear. The walk has many levels but looked like much of it was handicap accessible . With all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichealWhelan
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

So many towns and cities fail to maximize their river and lake fronts but not Manistee. Lots of boat traffic on this river makes this walk fun and different everytime. Needs work and updates but still worth the time for sure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shwah1
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Enjoyed a stroll with another couple. Lots of boats. Great views of the river and also the other side of downtown. Then had ice cream at the bridge.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danny D
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Walked from downtown out to Lyons Pavilion to see the lighthouse. Nice stroll, clean walk. Saw several people jogging on the boardwalk.

Date of experience: July 2018
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