All About Holland 2023
Turn off technology and cast your cares away along a road less traveled. Experience the serenity and natural beauty of over 4,000 acres of parks and trails that meander through marshlands, wind through wooded glens, and climb over towering dunes. With abundant nature preserves, beaches, and public parks, plus over 150 miles of paved bike paths and off-road trails, Holland has an adventure for every age and level of outdoor enthusiast.
Holland also is home to three nature centers totaling over 400 acres. Each center has wildlife exhibits and naturalists on site, trails for hiking and exploring, and educational and interactive programs for the family. The outdoor recreation possibilities in Holland are endless.
NATURE TRAILS OTTAWA COUNTY PARKS CONTACT: (616) 738.4810 firstname.lastname@example.org miottawa.org/parks ADAMS STREET LANDING Î 10363 Adams St Holland 49423 10 Acres. Picnic tables, kayak/canoe launch, fishing.
RILEY TRAILS Î 16300 Riley St Holland 49424 300 acres. Fishing, 7 miles hiking and ungroomed cross country ski trails, 4.5 mile mountain biking course, rustic toilets. 84TH AVE: 1300 - 84th Ave 76TH AVE: 2171 - 76th Ave Zeeland 49464 612 acres. Single-track mountain bike trails, hiking and ungroomed cross-country ski trails, paved bike trails, scenic overlooks, picnic tables, rustic toilets, hunting by special permit. Check mountain biking trail conditions before visiting: facebook.com/ uppermacatawa UPPER MACATAWA NATURAL AREA Î
OLIVE SHORES 8555 Olive Shore Ave West Olive 49460
VAN BUREN STREET DUNES Î 16780 Van Buren St West Olive 49460
20 acres. Swimming beach, hiking trails, barrier-free loop trail, stairways, overlooks, picnic tables, modern restrooms. PAW PAW PARK Î EAST: 1230 Paw Paw Dr WEST: 1099 Paw Paw Dr Holland 49423 172 acres. 18-hole disc golf course, rustic toilets, picnic tables, grill, picnic shelter, 1/2 mile paved trail, natural surface hiking, ungroomed cross-country ski trails, scenic overlooks, bridges, and boardwalks. Properties connected by Macatawa Greenway Trail. PINE BEND Î 15400 Polk St West Olive 49460 239 acres. Weaver House and Trellis, picnic tables, grills, rustic toilets, 6+ miles of hiking/ ungroomed cross-country ski PIGEON CREEK PARK Î * 12524 Stanton St West Olive 49460 282 acres + 130 adjacent acres county open space land. 10+ miles hiking, biking, cross country ski, and equestrian trails (lighted and groomed), picnic tables, grills, ski lessons, sledding hill (lighted - no snowboards), snowshoe trails, seasonal concessions, lodge, ski, and snowshoe rental, modern and rustic toilets. *No dogs in winter. trails connecting to Hemlock Crossing.
120 acres. 1.25 mile loop, off-trail hiking and cross-country skiing, dogs allowed on or off leash, open to hunting per DNR Laws. OTHER NATURE PRESERVES DUNE PINES NATURE PRESERVE Î 4574 Audubon St Holland 49423 13 acres. 0.6 mile loop trail through rolling backdunes featuring mature trees and birdwatching, other wildlife.
HAWTHORN POND NATURAL AREA Î 9876 Black River Ct Holland 49423 40 acres. Picnic tables, kayak launch, walking trails, fishing.
KUKER-VAN TIL NATURE PRESERVE
2003 Perry St Holland 49424 51 acres. 0.7 mile loop trail
MT. PISGAH 2238 3rd Ave Holland 49424 Towering 157-foot dune with 239 wooden stair climb. Panoramic views of Lakes Michigan and Macatawa. Trails, overlooks, connecting trails to Holland State Park Macatawa Campground. KIRK PARK Î * 9791 Lakeshore Dr N West Olive 49460 68 acres. Picnic shelter, Kirk Park Lodge, dog beach, swimming beach, picnic tables, grills, playground, hiking and ungroomed cross-country ski trails, horseshoe pit, modern restrooms (closed in winter). *No dogs on beach 10am-6pm May-Sept
OTTAWA COUNTY OPEN SPACE LANDS HIAWATHA FOREST Î
through variety of habitats, wildlife.
HOLLAND CITY PARK VAN RAALTE FARM PARK Î 1076 E 16th St Holland 49423 160 acres. Groomed cross country ski and hiking trails; picnic shelter, play structures, winter sledding.
16777 Fillmore St West Olive 49460
365 acres. 1.4 mile loop, off-trail hiking and cross-country skiing, dogs allowed on or off leash, open to hunting per DNR Laws.
PORT SHELDON NATURAL AREA Î
NORTH: 6260 160th Ave SOUTH: 5925 160th Ave West Olive 49460 440 acres. 1.2 and 1.3 mile trail loops, off-trail hiking and cross-country skiing, dogs
allowed on or off leash, archery deer hunting.
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