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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...

  • 7th Annual Ottawa County Grand River Cleanup!
    The Ottawa County Grand River Cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 13th, from 8:30am until 1pm, rain or shine.

  • Grand Lady Excursions
    Excursions on the Grand Lady are planned for 1:30 and 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 16. 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


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