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.
    • The Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park is closed.
    • Indoor reservation facilities are closed; new reservations at these facilities are not being accepted at this time.
    • Picnic shelters and outdoor facilities are available to reserve online.
    • Outdoor nature programs have resumed. Click here to register for a program.

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Park Fees

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Motor Vehicle Fees & Boat Launch Fees

Parking fees are collected from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day at the following parks: North Beach Park, Olive Shores, Kirk Park, Rosy Mound Natural Area, and Tunnel Park. An annual motor vehicle permit is also required at the Riverside Park boat launch Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Permits are required even if there is no one at the booth. Vehicles in the parking lot without a valid permit are subject to a civil infraction citation.

  • Daily Motor Vehicle Fee: $5 for Ottawa County residents or $8 for non-residents.
  • Annual Motor Vehicle Permit: $15 for Ottawa County residents or $25 for non-residents.
  • Ottawa County Resident Hang Tag (transferrable between vehicles): $20
  • Ottawa County Senior Citizens (age 60+): $9 for Annual Motor Vehicle Permit or $12 for Ottawa County Resident Hang Tag
  • Rosy Mound Natural Area and Olive Shores Park have self-service fee-stations. Daily fees are $8.

An annual permit is an economical choice for frequent visitors. Check the list below to find out where you can purchase an annual pass. Please note that a Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is not valid at Ottawa County Parks.

Did you know Bridge Card holders may receive a free annual vehicle permit?

Purchase Annual Permits at the Following Locations:

  • 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.
    • The Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park is closed.
    • Indoor reservation facilities are closed; new reservations at these facilities are not being accepted at this time.
    • Picnic shelters and outdoor facilities are available to reserve online.
    • Outdoor nature programs have resumed. Click here to register for a program.

    Learn More

Permits available at the following locations from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

North Beach Park, 18775 North Shore Drive, Ferrysburg, MI 49409
Kirk Park, 9791 Lakeshore Drive, West Olive, MI 49460
Tunnel Park, 66 Lakeshore Drive N, Holland, MI 49424
Oaklea Store (near Riverside Park), 10398 N Cedar Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417

Limited annual permit sales are available at Olive Shores and Rosy Mound Natural Area. There are no on-site permit sales at Riverside Park.

Park Rules