Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

Another Week of Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activity Cards – Week 2 While students are out of school and parents and caretakers are with them, we are striving to post outdoor activities that are both educational and fun on our various social media platforms. We post a new activity each day and love to see your photos from your exploration. Here…

Dine to Donate Postponed

The Dine to Donate Fundraiser at Beechwood Grill for the month of April has been postponed until further notice. We encourage you to order some takeout from their restaurant and support them during this tough time! You can do so in 3 easy steps. Go to their website Order online Drive to the restaurant and…

Exploring your Backyard

Week 1 While students are out of school and parents and caretakers are with them, we are striving to post outdoor activities that are both educational and fun on our various social media platforms. We post a new activity each day and love to see your photos from your exploration. Here is a recap of…

2020 Park Passport

Our new Community Park Passport program is ready for your exploration! With a few new sites and all new questions, the Nature-rich Park Passport will guide you and your family to 15 local parks and natural areas where you can find forests, beaches, dunes, lakes, trails and more in our nature-rich community. Best of all,…

Visitors Center Closed

Visitors Center Closed Until April 5 In light of the spread of the coronoavirus and in the interest of public health safety, the visitors center will be closed to the public through April 5. Please use the Outdoor Discovery Center trails responsibly.

NO Maple Sugar Time – March 14 & 21

Maple Sugar Time Cancelled for March 14 & 21 We are sad to report that we will are cancelling our Maple Sugar Time events for this season due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order about large group gatherings and the COVID-19 outbreak. Check back with us later in the spring to see how we did making…

We’re Hiring for Summer 2020

The ODC Network is now hiring summer naturalist seasonal staff and interns. These positions run from May to August. The primary responsibilities will include animal husbandry, assisting with programs and camps, and staffing the ODC Visitors Center and DeGraaf Nature Center. We are looking for highly motivated applicants who have great communication skills and a…

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours The following are our hours of operation for the Administrative Office and Visitors Center through the Christmas and New Year holidays. December 24 – 9 am to 12 pm December 25 – CLOSED December 31 – 9 am to 12 pm January 1 – CLOSED

Giving at Year-End

Your support makes our work possible. Each year we generate almost half of our revenue, but we need your help to be able to serve all kids and families. Between now and December 31, we need to raise $200,000 to complete our goals for this year. Please make a year-end gift and be part of…