Naturalist-led Kayak Trips

These fun, family-friendly kayak paddle trips will have the group finding local wildlife, floodplain plant species, and learning about what makes our watershed unique. You will also learn about our Macatawa River Greenway project and what efforts are being taken to protect the Macatawa River and Watershed.  Meet at the lower parking lot near the boat launch.

There are single and double kayaks that can accommodate most people. Children under 10 years old should paddle with an adult


Fee: $25 single kayak, $35 double kayak, $20 bring your own (50% discount for Outdoor Discovery Center members)


Boat quantities and number of participants limited

Registration required

2018 River Encounters

Meeting Location: Dunton Park, 290 Howard Ave, Holland, MI 49424 – map

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Dates: (click on a date below to go to registration for that River Encounter)

June 30, 2018

August 11, 2018

September 15, 2018