Upland woods, floodplain forest, restored native grasslands, wetlands and a small lake are some of the features of this 162 acre park along the banks of the Grand River. In addition to hiking, biking or skiing on the trails, visitors can also fish in the lake from a wooden boardwalk, enjoy the Grand River from an overlook platform or enjoy a picnic. The park also features a boat launch, a fully enclosed picnic building and a children’s playground.
Picnic building (reservable)
Fishing dock on small lake
Wetland overlook platforms
River overlook platform
3 miles of trails for hiking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking
Picnic tables and grills
Native Grassland in Summer
Modern restrooms (closed in winter)
April 1 through October 31 – ( 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
November 1 through March 31 – ( 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Dog Policy ~
Dogs are permitted at Grand River Park. From May 1 through September 30, we ask that you take your pet on designated trails only. For the safety and enjoyment of all park guests, pets must be on ten foot leashes and under control. Owners must clean up after their pet and dispose of waste in a trash receptacle. Dogs are not permitted in park buildings, restrooms, picnic shelters, playground areas, or as posted. Leader dogs for persons with disabilities are permitted in all areas at any time.
HoursMarch 1 through October 15: 7am to 10pm October 16 through February 28: 7am to 8pm
Cost(s)No entry fees or launch fees
Travel time from downtown Grand Haven35 Minutes