The Grand River represents a tremendous recreational resource that is available for use and enjoyment by many for peaceful paddling, the exploration of parks and other sites, learning about the river’s natural characteristics, and discovery of the rich human history of Ottawa County tied directly to the river.
The Grand River Heritage Water Trail in Ottawa County provides basic information on places to access the river, educational explanations of natural features to be observed, descriptions of county parks and open spaces where stops can be made, and interesting historical points of interest to help explain the colorful and rich local history tied to the Grand River.
To use the map, zoom in or out with your mouse or the slider on the left side of the map. Once you are zoomed in, you can click on Access Points, Nautural Features, or Historic Features to retrieve more information. To change the backgroup map, click "Switch Basemap" in the upper right corner of the map.