City of Frankenmuth has several smaller parks scattered in
neighborhoods and around the City.
its location on Main St. just south of the city limits, Cross Park
functions as a “gateway to the city”. The huge white cross,
illuminated after dark, is a tribute to the historical tradition of
the Frankenmuth community. Cross Park encompasses about 4 acres
just north of the Dead Creek and south of Bronner’s CHRISTmas
Wonderland along M-83. The park property was developed for the U.S.
bicentennial and the historic Wolkensdoefer Log House has been
restored for historical education. Part of the park, including
the log house, is currently
leased out to the Frankenmuth Historical Association.
open space is a grassy court for neighborhood use for the
surrounding residential subdivision.
park occupies two-tenths of an acre and lies just north of Ardussi
Ct. It serves the adjacent neighborhood with some play equipment
and open grassy area.
behind the Frankenmuth Methodist Church, this 2.5 acre park offers
plenty of swings, playground equipment for children and a large open
grass area for all types of activities.
undeveloped drainage swale that stretches behind residential
properties on Harlan Ct., Tuscola Rd., and Craemer Dr.
Summergreen, Krafft & Vitany Parks
three parks are very similar in features and close by each other in
the northwest part of the City. These properties also serve as
detention areas for storm water during large rain storms. The parks
are designed to hold the excess water and release it slowly when the
storm sewer system can accommodate it. These parks each have two
entrances from the public streets, which are identified with
Featuring an open ball field and playground equipment, this 1.4 acre
park serves the Sunburst neighborhood in the northeast quadrant of
after the former City Manager, this park features play equipment, a
sandbox, an open playfield. It is next to the City’s Department of
Public Works near the corner of Schleier and Franklin Streets.
park is an urban plaza featuring a memorial wall to the community’s
war veterans. Benches invite pedestrians to escape the bustling
streetscape and enjoy the beautiful landscape, fountain and
sculpture. Willkommen Park is located on the southwest corner of
Main and Tuscola, making it and ideal resting place for pedestrians
strolling through the business district.
acre park runs between Flint St. and Main St. just north of
Jefferson St. It is the site of the
Frankenmuth Scout Building. On the Main St. side
of the park also lies the Woodcarver’s Pavilion. This
street-side plaza has hand-crafted wood carvings by the Frankenmuth
Woodcarvers Guild. The park also includes some playground equipment,
a ball field backstop and a basketball hoop.