Parks

Feature Story Spectators watch the 2019 Civil War Muster at Van Raalte Farm. (Mary Bale)

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent


Feature Story Spring Lake Village Council members and other local officials gathered Aug. 21 to officially launch the construction project by turning shovels during a groundbreaking ceremony at the riverfront park.
Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar will join the Holland Symphony Orchestra for a cross-cultural celebration of music, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Mariachi celebration coming to Kollen Park


Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.
Feature Story A renovation is planned for Tanglefoot Park
Feature Story A collaborative project would bring a nature play park to Holland's Window on the Waterfront park with the help of crowdfunding and a state grant.
Feature Story Goats have returned to Ottawa County Parks this spring, taking on the “job” of chowing down on invasive species.

Baby goats are baaaaack at Ottawa County parks


Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story The Felt Mansion is offering self-guided holiday tours.
Feature Story Hawthorn Pond Natural Area is located in Holland Township. (Photo by Mike Lozon)
Feature Story The Spring Lake Department of Public Works prepares trees for winter.

Spring Lake Township, Village reap rewards of unique DPW merger


Feature Story Rules for park visitors are always spelled out on display boards. But the coronavirus crisis necessitated the creation of additional regulations.

COVID-19 etiquette for park visits


Feature Story The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department recommends visits to parks that regularly experience lower attendance, such as Connor Bayou.
Feature Story A renovation is planned for Tanglefoot Park

Spring Lake park renovation to create community hub