Spokes Fighting Strokes Grand River Greenway Event July 25, 2021, 1-3 pm at Connor Bayou (Rain date July 27) Join us for a dose of inspiration and a trike ride! Dan Zimmerman will share how he’s changing lives across the nation with recumbent trikes. Followed by our speakers, local stroke survivors can test out a trike. We’ll wrap up the day with a social ride along the Idema Explorers Trail.

2021 Ottawa County Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Plan

Available for public comment A draft of the 2021 longe-range parks plan is ready for review. A public meeting is planned for the December 2 Parks Commission meeting (approximate time TBA; meeting begins at 3 pm). Public comment will be available via Zoom; a link to the meeting will be available on the day of the meeting at miOttawa.org/parks. Comments may also be sent via email or mailed to the Parks administrative office: 12220 Fillmore St.

2020 Lake Michigan Beach Update

For the 2021 Lake Michigan update, please visit: https://news.miottawa.org/2021-lake-michigan-beach-update/ Update#4 – June 5, 2020 2020 has been a year like none other. Between COVID and record-high water levels, your visit to the beach will be different than in years past.
The Ottawa Beach Marina, accessible kayak launch, and Park Plaza were dedicated at a special event on August 15, 2019. The Ottawa Beach Marina, accessible kayak launch, and Park Plaza were dedicated at a special event on August 15, 2019. Learn more about the amenities here.

Parks Accessibility

Accessibility in Ottawa County Parks We receive a lot of questions about which parks are most accessible. You can access the full accessibility chart by clicking here, but here is a quick list of accessible amenities the Ottawa County Parks system has to offer. Paved paths and accessible walk ways in Ottawa County Parks Black Lake Boardwalk/Historic Ottawa Beach: Black Lake Boardwalk is a fully-accessible boardwalk along Lake Macatawa. Length is just under 0.5 miles.