StoryWalks

Take a StoryWalk®! Pages from a featured book will be posted on signs along the path for your family to read together - along with ideas for things to look for and do as you walk! The story will be available to read during park hours; no registration required. Thank...

Family Justice Center Photo Gallery

Get a first look at the new Family Justice Center, including some photos from behind the scenes.    

Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

Community Review  Thursday, June 13 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Fillmore Complex Board Room We are excited to invite you to a public presentation of the updated mission, vision, values, and goals resulting from the Strategic Plan process on Thursday, June 13 from 6:00 PM...

Tick and Mosquito Surveillance

The Department of Public Health will be conducting tick and mosquito surveillance through September in county parks. This research involves tick drags, where a tick cloth is dragged along the trail edge, and placing 24-hour mosquito traps at various sites. Identified...

Help Keep Oak Trees Healthy

What is Oak Wilt? Oak wilt is a fungal disease that can kill oak trees, particularly red oak species, within a month of showing symptoms. The fungus is carried by small beetles that feed on sap from fresh tree wounds resulting from storm damage, pruning cuts, or other...

Ecological Enhancement Progress continues along Grand River Coastal Corridor

The current work to create wetlands at Ottawa Sands grows not only out of the Ottawa Sands Master Plan but also the 2021 Grand River Coastal Corridor Assessment. Audubon Great Lakes, commissioned by Ottawa County Parks, formulated a comprehensive conservation analysis...
Ecological Enhancement Progress continues along Grand River Coastal Corridor

Ecological Enhancement Progress continues along Grand River Coastal Corridor

The current work to create wetlands at Ottawa Sands grows not only out of the Ottawa Sands Master Plan but also the 2021 Grand River Coastal Corridor Assessment. Audubon Great Lakes, commissioned by Ottawa County Parks, formulated a comprehensive conservation analysis...

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