Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

Migratory Fun Run is this Saturday!

We hope you will join us for our first ever “Migratory Fun Run” this Saturday at 10 am. The run will be approximately 2.5 miles and take place throughout our trail system. It will end with water, hot chocolate and/or hot apple cider, donuts, and some fruit. There will also be an opportunity for a…

New Hours Announced

With the addition of our new visitor center and to provide a better experience to our visitors, we have adjusted our hours of operation. Starting September 1, 2015, our visitor center and administrative office will be open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm during week days. Saturday and Sunday hours have not changed: Sat 10 am…

Wetland Restoration Begins for Project Clarity

HOLLAND, MI – Project Clarity, a community-wide initiative committed to improving the health of Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa Watershed by reducing the amount of pollutant by at least 70%, recently started wetland restoration on 42 acres. This multi-phased approach with research based solutions, to remove sediment and nutrients both at the source and further downstream, also includes…

Water Festival Success

This year’s Macatawa Water Festival was a big hit with families. There were people from the Holland area but also a number of visitors from out of the area. Thanks to all of our partners and exhibitors there were a variety of activities for all ages. We look forward to another great festival in 2016…

Founders Hall Open

There’s still a lot of construction going on at the ODC Nature Preserve, but Founders Hall is no longer affected by it, so come out and see the animals!

Founders Hall has resumed its normal operating hours: 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday, and Noon-4pm Sunday.

 

 

Founders Hall Temporarily Closed

We closed Founders Hall this afternoon. Not because of the building but because of the concrete being poured and the landscaping prep being done in front of the building. We expect that it will be open tomorrow with some directional signs in place to help people navigate from parking lot to the Founders Hall and…