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.

GIS Water Trail Map

Interactive Map (via Ottawa County GIS)

Printable Reach Maps

Recommended Trips