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Ottawa County Parks

Pine Bend

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15400 Polk St.
West Olive, MI 49460


From US-31, travel west on Croswell Street to 156th. Turn south on 156th to the entrance.

Park Map
- This printable map shows facilities, parking areas, features and trails (if any).


  • Picnic tables and grills
  • Hiking trails
  • Ungroomed cross country ski trails
  • Weaver House (reservable)
  • Interpretive kiosk
  • Rustic toilets

This Map shows amenities, features and trails. Pine Bend opened in 2003 and offers 239 acres of woods and wetlands along the Pigeon River. Over 6 miles of trails for hiking and cross country skiing meander through bottomland and upland forest, old pine plantations and along the river. Trails connect to Hemlock Crossing on the east end of this property. Pine Bend is also the site of ceremonial trellis and the Weaver House, a restored 1901 home that is available to reserve for business meetings, family outings and other activities.


March 1 through October 15: 7am to 10pm
October 16 through February 28: 7am to 8pm


There are no entry fees.

Dog Policy

Dogs are permitted at Pine Bend. From May 1 through September 30, we ask that you take your pet on designated trails only. For the safety and enjoyment of all park guests, pets must be on ten foot leashes and under control. Owners must clean up after their pet and dispose of waste in a trash receptacle. Dogs are not permitted in park buildings, restrooms, picnic shelters, or as posted. Leader dogs for persons with disabilities are permitted in all areas at any time. Recognizing that most dogs enjoy running and playing freely, many Ottawa County Open Space Lands allow dogs year-round off leash.

Additional Park Rules

Parks Administration Office

Room 267
12220 Fillmore St.
West Olive, MI 49460
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: (616) 738-4810
Fax: (616) 738-4812
In Ottawa County:
(888) 731-1001 ext.4810

General Park Hours*

March 1 - October 15
7:00am - 10:00pm
October 16 - February 28
7:00am - 8:00pm
*Some parks close in winter or have hours that vary. Select each park for specific park hours.