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Beautiful Michigan Ecosystems!

Hemlock Crossings, which is connected to Pine Bend Park, offers shaded hiking trails through a... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
West Olive, Michigan
Awesome hiking

Big Nature Center on-site and bathrooms are avaialbe. In the Winter they rent snow-shoes and have... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Grand Haven, Michigan
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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8115 W Olive Rd, West Olive, MI 49460-8713
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Hemlock Crossings, which is connected to Pine Bend Park, offers shaded hiking trails through a mature forest on the edge of the Pigeon River. The Nature Center is helpful and informative and will help you identify the copious wildflowers and trees that live here. Yes,...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We meet up for a stroller walk here and there are lots of trails to walk on, some paved and some dirt. Plenty of options without being too rugged. It was pleasant except for the mosquitoes in the woody areas. There were just swarms! So...More

1  Thank AlexGorno
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Big Nature Center on-site and bathrooms are avaialbe. In the Winter they rent snow-shoes and have miles of groomed trails for cross country skiing. The trails run along a creek and are marked for difficulty. There is a Kayak launch for warmer weather. The creek...More

1  Thank duncan12424
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

A very nice family owned store with much more than just blue berries. You can pick your own or buy already to go. Lots of other bb items as well as other items.

Thank OldNavy1961
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This was my first time visiting and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I hiked across the bridge and all the trails down along the river to the west. It took me just over an hour round-trip, although I was walking fairly quickly. If you're new to...More

1  Thank StaciJRich
Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife and I found this Ottawa County park from a map. It was somewhat "hidden", but exceptionally nice. The trails were in great shape and the "lodge" was incredible. There was a fire, ricking chairs, bird feeders, and lots of exhibits of animals, birds...More

1  Thank Joey48009
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We were on our way to visit Grand Haven and decided to stop here to see some Fall Colors. There was some Fall Colors at the time we visited. We enjoyed our visit and there were some nice trails to walk around. Good place to...More

Thank cwillini
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My husband and I hiked for about 1 1/2 hours at Hemlock Crossing. It was an easy hike with marked trails through the woods and wetlands. It would be a beautiful place to visit in the winter and cross country ski the many trails they...More

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed June 2, 2016

This park has accessible trails and longer ones. Great nature center, excellent rest rooms, trails are marked well, lots of scenic overviews, doggy bags are available (keep dogs on leash.) This park is gorgeous ANY season of the year!

Thank rjrjj
Reviewed May 23, 2016

A hidden gem in West Olive There are well marked hiking trails that run along the river, through wetland areas and woodlands. There is a launch site for canoes and kayaks. The park is great for birdwatching too!. The trails are well kept and with...More

Thank Vandownbuytheriver
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