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 Natural Resources Trust Fund. Cardholder must present both their Bridge Card and ID when picking up their permit. Limited to one permit per household.
StoryWalks are now available throughout the county! Pages from a featured book will be posted along a path for your family to read together. Stories are available during park hours. Registration not required; 
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Kirk Park Beach Update, June 21, 2021 We know many of you love Kirk Park dog beach (we do too!), but we have to talk about the rules. Due to only having only one beach access point and smaller than usual beaches, dog beach hours have been limited to accommodate beach goers and dog owners.
Celebrate the American Hiking Society’s #NationalTrailsDay with us! Millions of people have found physical, mental, and emotional restoration on trails and in quality green space during the pandemic. Let’s return the favor as a community! Help care for our magnificent trails and advocate for equitable inclusion outdoors by: 1.
This summer booths at Tunnel Park, Kirk Park, North Beach Park will be outfitted with materials for park visitors to become a Beach Buddy. When visitors arrive at the park they can request a Beach Buddy Bucket to fill with trash, especially small pieces of plastics, that they find on the beach during their visit.