Confiscated Wildlife Artifacts

New Education Artifacts
We are the recent recipient of a collection of confiscated wildlife artifacts from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Though the items are not on display yet, here’s a sample of what we plan to use for a seasonal display and special programs.

River Encounters Scheduled for 2018

2018 River Encounters Our schedule of naturalist guided kayaking experiences on the Macatawa River have been scheduled. We hope you will join us for these family friendly trips on Saturdays this summer. There are also two Macatawa River Clean-ups scheduled with our Macatawa Greenway partner, the Macatawa Watershed Project. Join us for kayaking and a…

New Website Organization

New Website Organization We have spent the last couple of months revamping our website. In addition to the content we had we have added easier access to information, better layout for learning more about us, and a new arrangement of the pages for our sitemap. We hope this helps both desktop and mobile viewers of…

Snow is back!

Now that we have a good base of snow again, snowshoes are available for use. Stop by the Visitors Center between 9 am and 3:30 pm to borrow some! $5 per pair for anyone 14 yrs and up. Children 13 and under are free with a paying adult.

Have fun in the snow!

ODC News – February-March

Check out the ODC Discovery News for February and March 2018!
Discovery News Feb-March 2018
If you are interested in learning more about what is going on at the ODC or interested in details about the upcoming trips, please call (616) 393-9453.

Snow is here!

The snow has returned meaning our snowshoes are available for use again. We require 4 inches of snow to use our snowshoes and we have definitely reached that threshold! These Ojibwa-style snowshoes are ideal for people ages 8 yrs old and up and up to 250 pounds. Stop by the Visitors Center during business hours…