COVID-19 Updates from Public Health
COVID-19 Limited Operations, Procedures and Closures

Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

  • COVID-19 Parks Updates & Closures
    • Kirk Park Dog Beach is open with limited hours due to high water. Dogs are allowed daily between 7-10 am and 7-10 pm. Outside of theses hours dogs are not permitted anywhere in Kirk Park. Sign up here to receive e-mail alerts related to the Kirk Park Dog Beach.
    • Ottawa Beach Marina is open to transient boaters. Reservations can be made online.
    • Picnic shelters are now available to reserve online.
    • Indoor reservation facilities remain closed and we are not accepting new reservations at this time. More information to follow.
    • The Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park will re-open soon. More information to follow.
    • Outdoor programs have resumed. Click here to register for a program.
    • Summer Camps will resume in July. More information about programs and summer camps to follow. Sign up to receive email alerts for seasonal programs or summer camps.

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Nature Programs

The Nature Center remains closed, but we are now offering outdoor programs at various parks

Check out the schedule here »
Online programs are still available here »

Featured Parks

Ottawa Sands in Summer

Ottawa Sands

Learn more about the potential for this 345-acre property and how you can be involved in planning for the future!

Stearns Creek

Stearns Creek

Visit the newest Ottawa County Parks property!

Upper Macatawa Natural Area

Features stunning bridges and hiking and biking trails. The bike path running through the park is part of the Macatawa Greenway Trail.

Connor Bayou

Connor Bayou

Stunning views of the Grand River and meandering hiking trails along wetlands and through hardwood forest. You can access a newly completed segment of the Idema Explorers Trail.

Grand River Park

Enjoy upland woods, floodplain forest, restored native grasslands, wetlands, and a small lake.



Ottawa County Parks Pass

Motor vehicle permits are required at Lakeshore parks Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Buy yours today!

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Book a Facility Online

Reserve a park facility for your next event.

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Olive Shores

Programs & Events

Check out upcoming programs and events!

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Park Projects

Stay up-to-date on Ottawa County Parks projects

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Park News and Announcements

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