Bayfront Park

Bayfront Park is located on the waterfront of Petoskey, Michigan. This park spans over 25 acres and has the following features:

  • Central Promenade & Clocktower
  • A Resource Center
  • Fred Freidli Children’s Playground
  • The Little Traverse Historical Society Museum
  • Pavilion and Cooking area
  • Petoskey City Marina
  • Stair tower to Sunset Park
  • Ed White Baseball Field
  • Midway Commons – that provides access to Downtown Petoskey’s Gaslight District via a pedestrian tunnel
  • Waterfall Area
  • West – Access to the Little Traverse Wheelway, parking, bike sculpture, Petoskey Breakwall
  • Pier (just past the Fred Freidli Children’s Playground that is a stop of the Little Traverse Bay Ferry)

Although not a swimming beach there is 7800 feet of public shoreline. This area is well maintained by the City of Petoskey and provides a variety of uses for residents and visitors alike. There is a rocky stretch of beach just next to the Petoskey Breakwall which is a frequent Petoskey Stone Hunting spot.