Volunteer Spotlight: Park Stewards

The Park Stewards program was created in 2016 because of a number of particularly enthusiastic volunteers who had the time and desire to volunteer more frequently. Caring for our natural resources is a high priority for Ottawa County Parks, but one that could use an...

North Ottawa Dunes/Ottawa Sands Closed November 19-November 22, 2021

Park Closure Information Please note that North Ottawa Dunes & Ottawa Sands will be CLOSED for an annual wildlife management hunt on Friday, November 19 through Monday, November 22, 2021. Access is by permission only; those in the parks without permission will be...

Beaches are for Everyone

Did you know... Bridge Card holders in Michigan can receive a free Ottawa County Parks annual motor vehicle permit? The Ottawa County Parks & Recreation fee waiver program launched in the mid-2000’s in partnership with the State of Michigan and the Michigan...

Prescribed Browsing Project

The eco goats have returned for another year! Paul Busman volunteer veterinarian who has donated time and material to this program for years Our many volunteers who check on the goats daily to make sure they are behaving Friends of Ottawa County Parks for their...

Governor Whitmer visits the Grand River Greenway

On Tuesday, July 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Connor Bayou County Park in Ottawa County to propose spending $150 million in federal relief money on locally owned parks and trails. In a press release, Whitmer said, “Over the last five years, the average of...
Prescribed Browsing Project

Prescribed Browsing Project

The eco goats have returned for another year! Paul Busman volunteer veterinarian who has donated time and material to this program for years Our many volunteers who check on the goats daily to make sure they are behaving Friends of Ottawa County Parks for their...

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