StoryWalks

The Fall 2022 Story Walk Schedule (September-December) is up! Pages from a featured book will be posted along a path at one of the parks listed below for your family to read together. Stories are available during park hours. Registration is not required. For more...

Photo Update November 17, 2022

Over the past month, the site drainage has been completed and layer of asphalt has been laid. Structural steel also continues to be installed.

Photo Update October 12, 2022

Work continues on the site of the Family Justice Center. Many steel beams have been placed and decking is going in. Outside, the site drainage is being installed and the parking lot is being grated and prepped for paving in advance of the cold and wet seasons ahead....

North Ottawa Dunes/Ottawa Sands Closed November 18-November 21, 2022

Park Closure Information Please note that North Ottawa Dunes & Ottawa Sands will be CLOSED for an annual wildlife management hunt on Friday, November 18 through Monday, November 21, 2022. Access is by permission only; those in the parks without permission will be...

Get to Know Your Parks

The Get to Know your Parks series aims to introduce people to the natural & cultural history of each park as well as how any past, current and future projects are actively enhancing both its natural and recreational value. They include a hike to different notable...
Public Observatory

Public Observatory

Update November 23, 2022 Observatory Grand Opening On October 8, a grand opening was held for the NEW observatory at Hemlock Crossing. The observatory was developed through an ongoing partnership between Ottawa County Parks and the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical...

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