Community members may not be able to go out and spend time with friends and family in shops and restaurants during the governor’s order to stay home and stay safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) event; however, Ottawa County’s parks remain open with a few changes.

According to the county Parks and Recreation staff, the area has more than 100 miles of trails and more than 7,000 acres on 40 properties to be explored, but visitors are still asked to practice social distancing, and facilities such as restrooms will be closed through April 10.

Contact Meghan Haas at mhaas@grand

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