Ottawa County, Michigan
Grand River Greenway

Grand River Greenway

Over the past two decades, a primary focus of the Ottawa County Parks Department has been its $41 million Grand River Greenway Initiative, with the goal of protecting thousands of acres of natural lands, creating green infrastructure, developing new recreational opportunities, and connecting communities.

The Wilferd Sykes

The Wilfred Sykes entering Grand Haven harbor.

The steamship visited Grand Haven 26 times in 2016-17.

Lake Michigan Shoreline

Lake Michigan Shoreline

Ottawa County has 24 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline with 10 public beaches. Critical dunes extend almost the entire length.

Historic Ottawa Beach

Historic Ottawa Beach

Historic Ottawa Beach Parks include the Black Lake Boardwalks, Mt. Pisgah and the Lake Michigan Beach adjacent to Holland State Park.

Grand River Greenway

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Water Quality

Water Quality Forum

Discuss initiatives and research conducted to preserve and protect one of our most valuable resources: water.

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Farms are the Tapas!

Tapas Dinner | Fresh, locally grown food | Exceptional chefs.

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M23.1k Run & 4 Miler

Register now through October 17, 2017!

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