Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

We have temporarily suspended reservation and program registration requests as we transfer to our new recreation software.

We anticipate being live with our new software by February 29th. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this transition.

LIVE! Pigeon Creek Sledding Hill

Take a look at the snow conditions on the sledding hill and main trail from the lodge. For more detailed information on snow conditions, lodge hours, and cross-country ski and snowshoe rental visit

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Pigeon Creek Park

Pigeon Creek Park

Pigeon Creek Park offers groomed cross-country ski trails, a lit sledding hill, ski and snowshoe rentals for adults and children, and both cross-country and skate ski lessons.

Hemlock Crossing

Hemlock Crossing

Hemlock Crossing offers snowshoe rentals for adults and children at the Nature Center during regular business hours. Children can snowshoe for free with adult rental. While skis are not available to rent, they are welcome on the trails. Dog walking is allowed on the trails on leash.

Upper Macatawa

Upper Macatawa

Upper Macatawa offers hiking and ungroomed cross-country ski trails. Visitors will find a variety of habitat, including forests, grasslands, and wetlands, that is home to diverse wildlife.

Paw Paw West

Paw Paw West

Paw Paw West offers winter serenity in snowshoes or cross-country skis during the winter months.

Strategic Plan Public Survey - Now Available!

The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission kicked off its strategic planning process on February 6. Public input is being sought through a brief survey that will help guide the decision-making process.
We want to hear from you!

Take the Strategic Plan Public Survey Public Survey in Spanish

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Motor Vehicle Permits

Motor vehicle permits are available for purchase online.

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Book a Facility Online

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Programs & Events

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Park Projects

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