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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Tunnel Park

No extended hours on July 4. Park will be closed at 10 pm.

66 Lakeshore Drive N
Holland, MI 49424

Directions

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.

Map

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.

Hours

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

Fees

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