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Featured Parks

Ottawa Sands

Ottawa Sands, a new park project in Ferrysburg, is now open to the public. Ottawa County Parks only owns half of the land, and crucial funding is needed to purchase the remainder. Plan your visit, plus discover how you can help to secure the park for future public enjoyment.

Ottawa Beach Marina

The Ottawa Beach Marina on Lake Macatawa, near the Holland State Park, is anticipated to open in spring 2019. Slips are available for the 2019 season.

Mt. Pisgah

Climb to the top of this Historic Ottawa Beach Park for breathtaking views of Lake Macatawa, Lake Michigan, and Big Red.

Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing

The Nature Center has exhibits, a wildlife den with critters and activities, a wildlife viewing area, and a gift shop. We also hosts a variety of public programs and summer camps as well as educational programs for schools and other groups. Visit us soon!

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 Ravines

Grand Ravines is the perfect park to enjoy fall color. Spots of interest are the 275’ suspension bridge, ravine overlook, stunning river views, a woodland staircase, and a segment of the Idema Explorers Trail.



Programs & Events

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Park Projects


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Book a Facility Online

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Ottawa County Parks Pass

Buy an annual permit for Ottawa County Parks!


Park News and Announcements

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