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Imerman Memorial Park

Imerman Memorial Park
3495 Midland Rd. Saginaw, MI 48603

Park Rules
Trail Guide (Printable)

Imerman Memorial Park offers a wide variety of activities. With access to the Tittabawassee River, you can fish from shore, or launch your own boat.

The park also offers a bark park, fishing dock, a sand volleyball court, a boat launch, grills, a roller hockey court, basketball courts, tennis courts, a playground and modern restroom facilities along with pit toilets.

Over one mile of hiking trails take you around the park and past each of the four pavilions, which are available for rent.

We are no longer charging gate fees for Saginaw County residents!!!

Type Fee
Personal Vehicle $2.00
Bus Passenger $0.50
Walk-in $0.50
Boat (fee applies year round) $1.00

Pavilion Rental Information

Pavilion Rental Fee Admission Fee Seats Tables Electricity Restroom Type
1 $60.00 Yes* 80 10 Yes Modern
2 $60.00 Yes* 80 10 Yes Modern
3 $60.00 Yes* 80 10 Yes Rustic
4 $60.00 Yes* 80 10 No Rustic

For general pavilion rental information and guidelines, please see our pavilion rental page.

Boating Opportunities

Boat launch for the Tittabawassee River is available.

Steven A. Kirshenbaum Memorial Bark Park

Are you a dog lover? If so you will not want to miss our Bark Park located in the front of Imerman Memorial Park.

The Steven A. Kirshenbaum Memorial Bark Park is open year around, during normal park hours, for your enjoyment. While at the park please follow the posted rules to keep the area fun and enjoyable for all attendees.

Bark Park Rules

  • All persons entering the Bark Park do so at their own risk. Saginaw County shall not be liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog in the Bark Park.
  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Bark Park is for dogs, their owners/handlers and those accompanying them. No other use is allowed.
  • Dogs may be off a leash only within the designated fenced area. Owners/ handlers must carry a leash while in the Bark Park.
  • No more than three dogs per person are permitted in the Bark Park.
  • Dogs that are in heat, ill or with internal and/or external parasites (fleas, ticks, worms) are not allowed in the Bark Park.
  • All dogs must have current rabies shots and have a current dog license tag displayed in ready view to enter the Bark Park.
  • Puppies under four months old are not permitted in the Bark Park.
  • Gates must be closed at all times.
  • Owners/handlers must remain at The Bark Park with their dog, clean up after the dog and monitor its behavior.
  • Owner/handler is responsible for all actions of dog while in the Bark Park.
  • If owners/handlers dog becomes aggressive it must be removed from the Bark Park immediately.
  • If your dog digs, please fill the hole.
  • Dogs and their owners/handlers who violate these rules are subject to removal from the Bark Park and possible suspension from Bark Park use.
  • The County of Saginaw assumes no responsibility for owners/handlers and or their dog(s) injured in the Bark Park or on park amenities including but not limited to benches, picnic tables and agility obstacles.

Directions to Imerman Memorial Park

From I-75:
Exit I-75 at I-675 (downtown Saginaw). Continue on I-675 to the Tittabawassee Rd. exit. Turn west (right) on to Tittabawassee Rd. Travel several miles to the west. Turn south (left) at Midland Road. Travel south on Midland for approximately 2 miles. The park is located on the right hand side of the road.

From US 10:
US10 at the Freeland, M-47, Midland Rd Exit. Follow South past Tittabawassee Rd. Travel south on Midland for approximately 2 more miles. The park is located on the right hand side of the road.

History

The first park acquired by the Commission was Imerman Memorial park, a 96 acre facility, located at 3495 Midland Road. Imerman Memorial Park resided on property that was originally part of a land grant given by President Jackson in 1835 to Andrew Ure, a Scotland native who came to the Saginaw Valley in 1883. In 1955, the Saginaw Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) raised $15,000 to purchase 85 Acres of Andrew Ure's farm.

The amount raised for the purchase, included a $10,000 donation by friends and relatives to be given by Dr. Lewis Imerman as a memorial to his brother, Elliot, who died in 1949 at the age of 38. Elliot Imerman was a very conscientious citizen, active Democrat, lawyer, Circuit Court Commissioner, member of the military during World War II, Commander of American Legion Post #22, and President of the Saginaw Jaycees. In 1956, the Saginaw Jaycees deeded approximately 90 acres of property to Saginaw County for the development of Imerman Memorial Park.

In 1970, the Commission undertook the development of Imerman Memorial Park. The majority of development in the park began after 1973, which included a self guiding nature trail, parking lots, pavilions, basketball and tennis courts, baseball diamond, sand volleyball courts, bathroom facilities, a children's play area and a boat launch with access to the Tittabawassee River.