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The Ultimate Guide to Grand Haven: 50 Things to do on a Staycation 

29. Get back to Nature at Hemlock Crossing Park

 

Although many tourists come to Grand Haven in the summer for the beach and downtown activities, there are still many exciting things to do when the weather starts to change.  With the crisp autumn weather on its way, we encourage you to get out and experience the natural beauty West Michigan has to offer.

Photo Credit: miottawa.org

Photo Credit: miottawa.org

Hemlock Crossing is a gorgeous 239 acre park located in West Olive, Michigan. Not only does it offer a scenic view, but it also contains many amenities such as: hiking trails, a pedestrian bridge, grills, and picnic shelters.

One of the nicest features of Hemlock Crossing Park is the Nature Education Center, which consists of a wildlife den, exhibits, a wildlife viewing area, and a gift shop! The Nature Education Center offers special educational programs for schools and groups, and hosts several themed events throughout the year. For a full list of events, click here.

Photo Credit: miottawa.org

Photo Credit: miottawa.org

With another snowy winter in our forecast this year, it’s never too early to start planning your outdoor winter activities! From cross country ski trails to the perfect landscape for snow shoeing, Hemlock Crossing is the place to be even after the snow comes!

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