Public Observatory at Hemlock Crossing

The Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association (SAAA) is raising funds for West Michigan’s first public observatory! The $65,000 observatory is planned for Hemlock Crossing County Park, near the Nature Education Center. …

Spring Fundraiser

The Ottawa County Parks Foundation is hosting two fundraising events this spring: Breakfast at the Park at Grand Ravines on May 17 (this event is full) Breakfast at the Park …

Become a Sponsor

Our spring breakfast events are coming up! Support the Parks Foundation by becoming a table host or event sponsor. Sponsors help cover the cost of necessary fundraising events and outreach. …

Wouldn’t it be great…

For nearly 30 years, Ottawa County has been growing a county park system which is becoming one of the finest in Michigan. Our parks benefit from an excellent staff, a …

Moss House

The Ottawa County Parks Foundation will be assisting the Parks Commission in the purchase a historical home at the end of September. The Moss House is on a parcel of …

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The Poor Farm: A Documentary DVD

Interested in purchasing The Poor Farm: A Documentary Contact us: (616) 738-4810 parksfoundation@miottawa.org DVDs are also for sale at the Ottawa County Parks Nature Education Center, located in Hemlock Crossing County …

Parks Foundation Endowment Fund

The Parks Foundation has established an Endowment Fund with the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.  An initial investment of $5,000 was made to establish the fund and the Foundation Board …

Breakfast at the Beach

The Ottawa County Parks Foundation hosted its first fundraising event last Thursday! We are proud to say we raised nearly $35,000. While there are many thanks to go around, we want …