Traverse City is the county seat of Grand Traverse County and is located at the south end of Grand Traverse Bay, which is actually a 32 mi / 51 km long, 10 mi / 16 km wide and up to 620 ft / 190 m deep in spots bay of Lake Michigan. Combining varied natural attractions for adventure and/or relaxation, Traverse City is a four-season travel destination.
Whether you want to perform an ollie, a nollie, a fakie or some good ol’ mid-air maneuvers, it’s better to perform them in a skate park than on the streets. While in Traverse City, the best place for you skaters is the Traverse City Skate Park. Kids of all ages have the opportunity to regular foot or goofy foot (whichever suits them) across the 25000 ft²/2322.6 m² skate park.
Constructed in 2001, the Traverse City skate park is located within the Civic Center Park. Completely made of concrete, this outdoor park opens when the snow melts and closes when the first snowflakes arrive (approximately November 15th). It’s suitable for skaters of all ages and abilities and it attracts hundreds of visitors daily. With no fee charged, you will be able to skate for hours and practice on those kickflips.