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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...

  • Family Ice Fishing Event...  February 17, 2018
    Plans are underway to enjoy a time of angling on the ice at Hawthorn Pond. more...

    Friends want to say, ‘Welcome’  to a new parks organization.  There is now an Ottawa County Parks Foundation! To learn more about the purpose and vision of this group, please visit


For information on Ottawa County Parks, visit: