About Mini Park
Mini Park is a small park at the entrance to Downtown Traverse City and sits at the intersection of the Grandview Parkway and E. Front Street. The TART Trail runs through the park and is the gateway to crossing under Merchie Bridge to be on the waterfront trailside.
Guardian is a sculpture to honor Traverse City's designation as a Coast Guard City. Traverse City is one of 21 official United States Coast Guard cities around the country. The sculpture is a modern interpretation of an MH-65 Coast Guard helicopter.