Grand River Greenway – Idema Explorers Trail Updates Updated on: June 8, 2022 Construction Updates – 2022 Bill Idema Moraine Nature Segment As you may know, Michigan’s longest river, The Grand River, has a rich natural and cultural history.  To help conserve this resource, Ottawa County Parks manages over 2400
Update: June 1, 2021 Ottawa County Parks is pleased to invite its local stakeholders to an upcoming Grand River Greenway event recognizing the opening of the expanded Bend Area Open Space and a recently completed two-mile section of the Idema Explorers Trail in Georgetown Township. The dedication event is scheduled
Sensory trail at Grand River Park Theodore (Tas) Stoetzner of Boy Scout Troop 354 of Jenison completed his Eagle Scout project by constructing the park system’s first sensory trail in May. “I chose this project to help kids and families who live with autism enjoy the parks and be outside
This spring, the Aquatic Habitat Grant program approved funds for a restoration project at Riverside Park. The two-phased project will improve aquatic habitat quality and fish passage along the Grand River by restoring the connection between Kirby Bayou and the river. Phase 1 In the first phase of the project,
For a number of years, Ottawa County Parks has explored options to purchase an ecologically important property with over 6,000 feet of frontage on Stearns Bayou and Stearns Creek. This 117-acre property features exceptional floodplain and wetland areas with rare stands of wild rice, a state threatened species. It also