Square Miles

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North of Lake Macatawa

2010 Census Population

Bike Path Miles

Welcome

Park Township is a general law township established in 1915, consisting of approximately 20 square miles divided by Lake Macatawa with over 90% lying North of the lake.

Lake Michigan Coast

Park Township boasts about 5.5 miles of Lake Michigan frontage north of the channel, which includes two beautiful public beaches, and about half a mile of frontage south of it.

Big Red

The Holland Harbor Lighthouse, commonly known as “Big Red,” was first constructed in 1872. The building that stands today at 32 feet tall was erected in 1907 and converted to electricity in 1932.

Heritage

Park Township is located in Holland, MI which was settled in 1847 by Dutch immigrants. The culture and local economy is still very influenced by this heritage, bringing in many tourists eager to see the colorful tulip fields in the spring and participate in the annual Tulip Time Festival.

The Great Outdoors

Experience nature in Park Township by using one of our many public parks and recreation areas.

The Township population as of the 2010 Census was 17,802 making Park Township the fifth largest unit of government in Ottawa County. A seven-member board elected at large, consisting of the Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and four Trustees governs the Township. Land use is primarily residential and agricultural with a small amount of commercial. The Township has no industrial zoning district. Recreation is an important element in the make up of the Township. The Township contains a variety of park facilities and has a bike path system of approximately 52 miles.

Final Yard Waste Recycling for 2021 December 3 and 4

Locations: Chips Groundcover LLC, 13057 Quincy St., Holland 49424 (Park Township’s North Side) Maatman Center, 669 Harrington Ave., Holland 49423 (Park Township’s South Side) Fall 2021 Dates and Times: Friday, October 29 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 30 –...

Former Airport Site Community Input

Park Township and McKenna have completed Phase 1 and 2 of the former airport site community input. During Phase 1, comments were received from over 200 residents on the Township’s online engagement platform, as well as in remote engagement booths set up throughout the...

South Side Kayak and Boat Launch Naming

Park Township Board of Trustees have narrowed down the list of names to 3 and would like to hear from you on what you think the park should be named! Click on the following link to vote on your favorite name for the south side park. ...

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Mon 06

Zoning Board of Appeals

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 09

Board of Trustees Meeting

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 16

Planning Commission Meeting

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 18

Wreaths Across America at Lakewood Cemetery

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Park Township Office Closes at Noon

December 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm