Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

Tunnel Park

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66 Lakeshore Drive N
Holland, MI 49424


From US-31, travel west on Lakewood Drive to Lakeshore Drive.  Travel south on Lakeshore to the entrance.

Amenities & Activities

  • North Picnic Shelter (reservable)
  • South Picnic Shelter (reservable)
  • Swimming Beach (NO LIFEGUARDS)
  • Children's playground with dune climb
  • Dune stairway
  • Picnic tables & grills
  • Seasonal vending machines
  • Four sand volleyball courts
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Modern restrooms
  • Barrier free facilities include both picnic shelters, restrooms, playground, some picnic tables and grills and trails to key use areas including through the tunnel to a beach overlook deck.


This map  shows facilities, parking areas, features and trails. Along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, this popular 22 acre park is a great place for swimming, sunbathing and picnicking. In addition to the unique tunnel through a dune, this park has a children's playground complete with a dune climb and a stairway with scenic views of Lake Michigan.


Open April 1 until the first snowfall: 7am to 10pm


Motor vehicle parking fees are in effect from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Please note that a Michigan “Recreation Passport” is not valid at County Parks. More about motor vehicle parking fees and permits.

Dog Policy

  • Dogs are not permitted at Tunnel Park May 1 through September 30.
  • Dogs are required to be leashed (10’ max) and under control at all times.
  • Dogs are not permitted in park buildings, restrooms, picnic shelters, playground areas, volleyball courts, off-trail, or as posted.
  • Owners must clean up after their pet and dispose of waste in a trash receptacle.
  • 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 Visitor Center

  • The Nature
    Education Center
    at Hemlock Crossing
    8115 West Olive Road
    West Olive, MI 49460
  • Tuesday - Saturday:
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Phone: (616) 786-4847

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.