Lakeshore Parks & Recreation

Grand Haven

Bicentennial Park: Picnic/park benches, restrooms, walking biking paths.

Central Park: Picnic/park benches, walking/biking paths.

Chinook Pier Park: Picnic/park benches, playground, restrooms, grills.

Duncan Woods: Picnic/park benches, grills, hiking/nature trails, cross-=country skiing.

East Grand River Park: Picnic/park benches, playground, restrooms, grills, boat launch, fishing, hiking/nature trails, baseball diamond, walking/biking paths, soccer fields.

Escanaba Park: Picnic/park benches, walking/biking paths.

Evergreen Golf Course

Grand Haven Golf Club

Grand Haven State Park & City Beach: Beach, swimming, fishing, sand volleyball courts.

Harbor Island: Picnic/park benches, restrooms, boat launch, fishing, hiking/nature trails, walking/biking paths, soccer fields, cross-country skiing.

Lighthouse Connector Park (The Boardwalk): Picnic/park benches, fishing, walking/biking paths.

Linear Park: Picnic/park benches, grills, fishing, hiking/nature trails, walking/biking paths.

Mulligan’s Hollow: Picnic/park benches, playground, restrooms, grills, skate park, ice rink (outdoors), hiking/nature trails, baseball diamond, basketball courts, walking/biking paths, soccer fields, cross-country skiing, inline hockey, skate boarding.

North Shore Fisherman’s Parking Lot: Fishing.

Rix Robinson Park: Picnic/park benches, grills, fishing, walking/biking paths.

Sluka Field: Picnic/park benches, playground, restrooms, ice rink (outdoors), baseball diamond, soccer field, cross-country skiing.

William Hatton Park: Picnic/park benches.


Blue Lake Park: With nearly 600 feet of frontage along the southeast shore of the Big Blue Lake, this 25-acre park is the perfect place for fishing, boating, water-skiing and camping. A boat launch is located at Deremo Access Site on the north side of Blue Lake.

Deremo Access Site: A paved launch is maintained for boating, water-skiing and fishing.

Fruitport Country Club

Meinert Park: 88 acres with rolling dunes, including a large parabolic dune and scenic overlooks providing spectacular views of Little Flower Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Moore Park: 36 acres of hills, woodlands, wetlands and grassy open areas with 1,500-foot shoreline on Half Moon Lake.

Oak Ridge Golf Club

Patterson Park: 28 acres on the river flood plain with wooded and open areas.

Pioneer Park: 145-acre park offers camping, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, tennis, softball, basketball and volleyball.

Twin Lake Park: A 15-acre park with shaded and open areas for family outdoor activities.

Westwind Golf Course

Saugatuck & Douglas

Oval Beach and Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area: Oval Beach has been rated by Conde Naste’s Traveler Magazine as one of the 25 best shorelines in the world.

Charter fishing and sailing: Several charter fishing companies are in the area.

Clearbrook Golf Club

Fenn Valley Vineyards & Winery: Tour the grounds and visit the tasting room.

Mason Street Warehouse: Musicals and comedies lighten up the summer season.

Ravines Golf Club

Red Barn Theatre: All the entertainment you can handle.

Saugatuck Center for the Arts: Year round programming for all ages, complete with plenty of free parking, a comfortable lobby to re-charge, free art exhibitions and public restrooms.

South Haven

Cable Street Tot Lot: Playground equipment; benches; picnic tables.

Dyckman Park: Picnic tables. Benches. Public restrooms located next door in rear of Visitors Bureau building.

Elkenburg Park: Picnic shelter; picnic tables; grills; basketball courts; public restrooms; baseball diamond; bleachers.

Ellen Avery Park: Enjoy the beautiful views and watch the boats go by. Beautifully landscaped.

Hartman Park: Picnic tables; grills.

Kids Corner: Wooden playground structure; grills; picnic shelter; picnic tables; public restrooms; ballfield with bleachers.

Optimist Tot Lot: Grills; picnic tables; playground equipment; public restrooms; baseball diamond; basketball court for tots.

Packard Park: Grills; picnic tables; public restrooms, deck overlooking Lake Michigan; large shaded, grassy area.

Riverfront Park: Picnic area, public restrooms, grills, walking path.

Stanley Johnston Park: Grills; picnic shelter; picnic tables; public restrooms; swing sets; basketball courts; lots of shade.

Beaches: South Haven is fortunate to have seven public beaches or access sites.

Spring Lake

Central Park: Tennis courts, baseball fields, and playgrounds.

Farmers Market: Enjoy this open-air market featuring seasonal produce, fresh cut flowers, plants, garden items and more.

Lakeside Beach: Sandy beach area includes restrooms, a lifeguard, shelters with picnic tables and a deck with benches overlooking Spring Lake.

Lakeside Trail: A cross-country skiing/snowshoeing trail is located in the wooded area north of Lakeside Trail.

Mill Point Park and Bandshell: Grills, playground equipment, picnic areas, restrooms and plenty of parking available.

Spring Lake Country Club

Tanglefoot Park Campground and Boat Docks


Centennial Park: Gazebo, restrooms.

Columbia Avenue Park: Tennis courts, shaded lawns.

DeGraaf Nature Center: You don’t need to drive out of town to get in touch with nature. If you have 20 minutes or 2 hours, you will enjoy exploring the woodland, shrub, marsh and pond trails of this 18-acre nature preserve located within the city limits of Holland. The Brower Interpretive Center is brimming with informative and hands-on displays and live animal exhibits.

Farmers Market: Offering fresh produce May-November.

Hallacy Park: A .5-acre park at College and Sixth Avenue.

Holland Civic Center: The Holland Civic Center has a long tradition of being the primary facility for accommodating a wide variety of events in the Holland area.

Holland Heights Park: Play area, picnic tables with shad structure, basketball court, walkways.

Holland Heights School Park: Large play structure, picnic tables with shade structure, soccer field, 2 tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, walkways.

Kollen Park: Large group picnic shelter, playground, gazebo (lakefront), bandshell, boat launch, fishing, fountain, restrooms, boardwalk, grills.

Lakeview City Park: Open play field, play structure, picnic tables with shade structure, nature/hiking trails.

Lakeview School Park: Skating rink, soccer fields, playground, baseball field, trails.

Joseph Moran Park: 10 tennis courts, play structure, picnic shelter, gazebo, shuffleboard, restrooms.

Macatawa Greenspace: 18 hole disc golf course, paved walking trails, natural surface hiking trails, ungroomed cross country skiing trails, restrooms, picnic tables, scenic overlook.

Macatawa Legends Golf Course

Maplewood Youth Complex: Baseball/softball diamonds, soccer field, play structures, picnic shelters, restrooms, concessions.

Matt Urban Sports Complex: 4 softball fields, 2 basketball courts, soccer/football field, 2 sand volleyball courts, 3 playgrounds, picnic shelters, concessions, restrooms.

Paw Paw Park: Picnic shelter, fishing, canoe access, walking trails.

Prospect Park: Woods, picnic tables, walking paths, play area.

Riverview Park: Walking/biking paths, viewing decks, boardwalks, athletic field, tulip fields.

Rosa Parks Green: Play structures, picnic shelters, walking paths, basketball courts.

Smallenburg Park: Playground, grills, picnic tables, group shelter, swimming pool, municipal stadium, skate park.

The Links at Rolling Meadows

Van Bragt Park: Walkways, windmill, benches.

Van Raalte Farm: Historic farmhouse, DeGraaf Nature Center sugar shack, nature trails, picnic shelter, play structures, winter sledding, cross-country ski trails.

Water Tower Park: Playground, wellness trail stop, benches.

West Ottawa Golf Club: (3 courses)

Winding Creek Golf Course: (3 courses)

Windmill Island Gardens: Open for walking and riding to enjoy an authentic Dutch setting.

West Olive

Hemlock Crossing: Over 6 miles of trails for hiking and cross country skiing meander through bottomland and upland forest, old pine plantations and along the river.

Olive Shores: This mostly wooded 20-acre site includes a mature beech-maple-hemlock forest, a steep dune formation, and 738’ of Lake Michigan frontage.

Pigeon Creek Golf Course

Pigeon Creek Park: group camp area, hiking, biking and equestrian trails, picnic tables, grills, lighted and groomed cross country ski trails, snow shoe trails, sledding hill, ski and snow shoe rentals, ski lessons,  concession stand, restrooms.

Wuskowhan Players Club (golf course)

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