Pigeon Creek Park readies for winter

As soon as the snow flies, Ottawa County Parks will be ready for skiers and sledders at the popular Pigeon Creek Park.
Tribune Staff
Dec 20, 2012


Pigeon Creek Park trails are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. When cross-country skiing and sledding conditions are satisfactory, the park and trails will remain open until 10 p.m.

Pigeon Creek Park offers about 10 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, including three miles of lighted ski trails and lighted sledding hills. Hiking and dogs are not allowed on snow covered trails.

The newly-renovated Pigeon Creek Lodge provides cross-country ski and snowshoe rental, a food and beverage concession, and a place to get warm. Lodge hours are Monday through Thursday, 4-8 p.m.; Fridays from 1-10 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

During the holidays, the Pigeon Creek Lodge will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. The Lodge will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It is only open when cross-country skiing and sledding conditions are satisfactory. 

Call the park's 24-hour hotline at 616-738-9531 for up-to-date skiing and sledding conditions and Lodge hours. 

Pigeon Creek Park is located in Olive Township on Stanton Street between 128th and 120th avenues.  


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