The waterfront City of Marysville rests on the banks of the St. Clair River.  This family-oriented town is abundant in commerce as well as recreation.  Its commercial corridor fulfills the convenience of every-day needs with retail and restaurants while its dynamic city park and its picturesque setting along the river provide enjoyable pastime activities.

Marysville City Park is a popular outdoor destination for both residents and visitors.  Many great summer events occur within its 58 acres, near the riverfront.  The park hosts a bounteous amount of events including music concerts that fill up the outdoor amphitheater on warm summer days.  Art in the Park features fine arts and crafts while Rumble in the Park showcases immaculate classic and muscle cars.  Families congregate here often as it has a fantastic splash pad, picnic areas, covered pavilions, several playground romps, baseball diamonds and fitness areas.

Chrysler Beach is a refreshing place to go on a hot afternoon and the gazebo is a prime location for freighter watching.  Just south of the sandy beach is 2.7 acres of living shoreline, where aquatic plants and cobble provide a habitat in which fish can spawn.  A boardwalk and concrete sidewalk wind through a menagerie of plants native to Michigan.  This area along the shoreline is perfect for strolling or fishing.

Highlights of a trip to Marysville include:
  • Find a challenge on the admirable 18 hole golf course
  • Great local eateries and dining on the waterfront
  • Newly renovated boat launch and ADA accessible kayak launch
  • Plan a picturesque picnic under the shade trees at the city park while the kids cool off at the splash pad 
  • View the largest collection of Wills Sainte Claire automobiles in the world    

Annual festivals and special events include:
  • Marysville Days, a summer celebration with a carnival and fireworks
  • Art in the Park
  • Rumble in the Park
  • Summer music series “Concerts in the Park”

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Exploring by land trail or waterway is a great way to discover Michigan’s thumb region! There are hundreds of hiking trails and water ways to travel along and the Discover the Blue shoreline communities are taking part in a regional initiative to make these more user –friendly. Through the Trail Towns initiative, communities are working together to support and provide physical amenities such as accessible kayak launches, informative signage, maps and restrooms for bicyclists and paddlers. In addition, local businesses are supporting these recreational amenities by providing pertinent goods and services such as kayak and bike rentals, gear and discounts on overnight accommodations and restaurants.

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