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Ottawa County Parks & Recreation CODVID-19 Information

Ottawa County Parks & Recreation Commission (OCP) parks and open space properties will remain open to the public, although there will be some facility closure and program/event cancellations.

Please note that closures and cancellations may extend if recommendations from our county/state health officials change.

Nature Center:

The Ottawa County Parks Nature Center located at Hemlock Crossing Park will be closed  through April 10, 2020. Some related programming will also be cancelled.

OCP Program & event cancellation through April 10:

  • All indoor programs hosted by OCP through April 10, 2020 are cancelled. Paid programs will be refunded:
    • Wildlife Encounters (March 15 and March 21)
    • Tot Time (March 19)
    • Birding Basics (March 19)
    • Lessons Learned from a Park Ranger (March 28)
    • Astronomy at the Nature Center (April 4)
    • Grand Ravines Open House (April 5)
  • Outdoor programs with a limited number of attendees will still be offered, although we strongly encourage participants to follow recommendations related to COVID-19.