Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

Hiawatha Forest

Hiawatha Forest Trees
Hiawatha Forest Winter
16777 Fillmore Street
West Olive, MI 49460


From US-31, travel west on Fillmore Street. The entrance is located east of 168th Avenue.

Amenities & Activities

  • Small parking area and information kiosk
  • Off-trail hiking and cross-country skiing
  • Dogs are allowed on or off leash
  • Open to hunting per DNR Laws. More information


This map shows amenities, features and trails. Located in Grand Haven Township, this 365 acre site is flat and wooded with both hardwood stands and red pine plantations. A very limited, unmarked trail system exists. The Park Operations Center for Ottawa County Parks occupies approximately two acres on the southwest corner.


5am to 10pm
The parking area is not plowed in winter.


There are no entry fees.

Dog Policy

  • Dogs are allowed off-leash, year round in Open Space Lands
  • Carry a leash with you and maintain voice control of your dog.
  • Please be aware that deer hunting (both gun and archery) is allowed at some Open Space Lands. Be mindful of the season when visiting with your pet. Learn more about where hunting is allowed.
  • Owners must clean up after their pet and dispose of waste in a trash receptacle.
  • Dog policies vary from park to park, please visit the individual park’s page before visiting with your dog.
Open Space Land Rules