The Grand Regatta (State Games of Michigan)

  • Hosted By: Grand Rapids Rowing Association

TO RIVERSIDE PARK/REGATTA

For mapping purposes to the main athlete/parking entrance, please use 2400 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.

 

From the east:

Take Interstate 96 west to exit 31A, US-131 south (towards 'Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo').

Take Exit 88 - Ann Street.

At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Turner Avenue, and head south to the Ann Street light. Turn left on Ann Street. Continue east across the Grand River.

At the first light after the river, turn left onto Monroe Avenue. Note: The flashing red light at this intersection changes directly into a red light. There is a green turn arrow before the rest of the Ann Street traffic can go, not after.

Head north on Monroe Avenue to Riverside Park. Trailers should enter at the main entrance, at the intersection of Monroe and Guild Street. 

 See Venue with map for trailer, spectator and athlete parking.   Overflow parking is available at boat launch # 3.

From the west:

Take Interstate 94 east to I-196 east (Exit 34) towards Grand Rapids/Holland. At exit 77A, take US-131 North toward Cadillac.

In two exits, take Exit 88 - Ann Street. The exit ramp curves to the right quite sharply, so please take the exit slowly.

At the light, turn left on Ann Street and cross the Grand River.

At the first light after the river, turn left onto Monroe Avenue. Note: The flashing red light at this intersection changes directly into a red light. There is a green turn arrow before the rest of the Ann Street traffic can go, not after.

Head north on Monroe Avenue to Riverside Park. Boat trailers should enter at  the boat launch # 3 entrance. See map for trailer and athlete parking.   Overflow parking is available at the other park entrances (by the baseball diamonds, at the main park entrance, or at the far south end of the park) or on neighborhood streets.

From the south:

Take US-131 North towards Grand Rapids/Cadillac.

Take Exit 88 - Ann Street. The exit ramp curves to the right quite sharply, so please take the exit slowly.

At the light, turn left on Ann Street and cross the Grand River.

At the first light after the river, turn left onto Monroe Avenue. Note: The flashing red light at this intersection changes directly into a red light. There is a green turn arrow before the rest of the Ann Street traffic can go, not after.

Head north on Monroe Avenue to Riverside Park. Trailers should enter at the main entrance, at the intersection of Monroe and Guild Street.

 See Venue with map for trailer, spectator and athlete parking.   Overflow parking is available at boat launch # 3.

From the north:

Take US-131 South towards Grand Rapids.

Take Exit 88 - Ann Street.

At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Turner Avenue, and head south to the Ann Street light. Turn left on Ann Street. Continue east across the Grand River.

At the first light after the river, turn left onto Monroe Avenue. Note: The flashing red light at this intersection changes directly into a red light. There is a green turn arrow before the rest of the Ann Street traffic can go, not after.

Head north on Monroe Avenue to Riverside Park. Trailers should enter at the main entrance, at the intersection of Monroe and Guild Street. 

 See Venue with map for trailer, spectator and athlete parking.   Overflow parking is available at boat launch # 3.

 

TO HIGHWAY 131, FROM THE REGATTA

Leave the park and turn right/south on Monroe. If you continue on Monroe, you'll head into downtown Grand Rapids. To get to US-131, turn right on Ann Street at the stoplight and cross the river. The entrance to US-131 northbound (and I-96 - both east and west) will be on your right just across the river. To get to US-131 southbound, cross beneath the highway and turn right at the first light - Turner Avenue. At the light, turn right to enter the highway.