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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...

  • Weaver House Open House 2016Weaver House
    The Weaver House at Pine Bend County Park will again be open to the public for tours. The remaining dates are August 14 and September 18 from 1-3 PM. more...

  • Join in celebrating the Dog Days of Summer!
    Dogs and owners alike will benefit from a wide variety of activities, services, and just plain fun at the Grand Ravines Dog Park. This special event will be held Saturday, August 20 from 2-4 PM at the Dog Park more...

  • Come and join us at the Annual Meeting of the Friends of Ottawa County Parks!
    Wednesday, September 21, at 7 pm at the Nature Education Center. The public is invited, and we hope to see you there!  more...

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