Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

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!

Press Release: Real-Time Watershed Monitoring for Project Clarity

Local Partners Developing Real-Time Watershed Monitoring System for Project Clarity New technology developed to support economic, ecological and health benefits HOLLAND, Mich. (January 31, 2018) — Project Clarity, a community-wide partnership committed to improving the health and clarity of Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa Watershed, is working with area partners on the development of a…

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…

ODC News: December-January 2018

Check out the ODC Discovery News for December 2017 and January 2018! We touch base on some of the projects we took part in this past year, both for invasive species removal and building projects, Little Hawks Discovery Preschool registration information, Project Clarity updates, and 2018 Explorer Network trip opportunities.  Discovery News Dec-Jan 2018 If…

New registration system up and running

We are excited to announce that our new registration system is up and running. We are moving to a system called Doubleknot which is designed for non-profit organizations like us. You will be able to create a user profile, track your payment of programs and pay online through this service. As we get the system…

Holidays at the ODC

Create family memories and traditions with us during these programs in December! There are story times, crafts, and weekly scavenger hunts. Check our calendar of activities to learn more about our scheduled programs.

We look forward to seeing you at the ODC Nature Preserve this holiday season!

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

In order to allow our staff to spend time with their families, the business office and Visitors Center will be closed from November 23-25. The ODC Nature Preserve will be open as always during daylight hours. We hope you will find time to get out and explore over the weekend!