The 345-acre Ottawa Sands property in Ferrysburg was acquired through a partnership between Ottawa County Parks and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan. It features a dune landscape with an 80-acre lake and views of the Grand River.
Ottawa County Parks & Recreation advises against displaying the wreaths, most of which are made from the non-native invasive oriental bittersweet plant that is taking a toll on the natural habitat.
CROCKERY TOWNSHIP — An Ottawa County trail system is 96 percent complete, and a fundraising campaign is aiming to carry it the rest of the way.
Jim Schmidt, who agreed to donate the property, withdrew his offer amid “negativity” and opposition from neighbors, according to Grand Haven Township officials.
Nunica woman completes 200-mile endurance run in the Cascade Mountains of Washington.
Riverside Park has suffered with invasive species and erosion, but state and federal grant funds will help the Ottawa County Parks improve wildlife habitat and recreation.
A new Ottawa County park featuring an 80-acre lake, dune trails and views of the Grand River and Lake Michigan will open to the public Oct. 15.
The 345-acre property is located between green space owned by the cities of Grand Haven and Ferrysburg and the county’s North Ottawa Dunes.
A public hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at Ferrysburg City Hall to discuss changing the 80-acre park's name to Coast Guard Memorial Park.
More than 650 people have drowned in the Great Lakes since records began to be kept in 2010.
From 23 campers at the first camp 36 years ago, the Camp Sunshine program at Camp Blodgett has grown to a total of 276 campers at four locations.
Twenty-three cardboard boats and their sailors provided the anticipated thrills and spills in the third annual Coast Guard Festival Cardboard Boat Race Saturday afternoon.
FERRYSBURG — Fair skies, warm temperatures and a pleasant breeze greeted a few hundred people who enjoyed the community aspect of the Coast Guard Festival at the annual Community Picnic held Sunday afternoon at Coast Guard Park.
The Tri-Cities Family YMCA Fishing Camp started its third week of weeklong fishing trips along the Grand Haven boardwalk on Monday.
Dancing along Spring Lake in Fruitport has a history going back to the Fruitport Pavilion in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.