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Some "Friends" are for Life

Friends of Ottawa County Parks is an organization dedicated to connecting people with nature, recreation and community by partnering with the Ottawa County Parks & Recreation Commission. Organized in 2005, the Friends sponsors programs to build public awareness of the Ottawa County park system by hosting events and providing information about Ottawa County parks and open spaces.


  • Monthly Membership Meetings
    are the third Wednesday of each month, except December,
    4:00 PM in Room A at Fillmore Complex...

  •  New Location For Santa Event!
    The Nature Education Center will be the site for visiting Mr. and Mrs. Claus this year. Bring the family for pictures with Santa, refreshments, crafts for children, and walks on the winter trails. Located in Hemlock Crossing County Park, this free event will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1-4 pm. more...

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