Kent County Parks
Kent County Parks

Links to Other Organizations and Agencies

kid in field - Luton Park prairieOn this website, we cover the parks and trails managed by the Kent County Parks Department, but many different parks departments and nonprofit organizations manage and support a wide array of recreational facilities in the Kent County area. If you don't find what you're looking for on our site, chances one of the organizations listed below will be able to help you out.

Following any of these links will take you away from the Kent County Parks website - we hope you come back soon!
Other Park and Trail Agencies and Organizations in the Kent County Area
Organization/Agency    Description
Kent County Parks Foundation Kent County Parks Foundation Supports land acquisition, development and improvements for Kent County Parks and Trails through private contributions.
Kent County Kent County Kent County Parks is a department of the County of Kent. Kent County provides a wide variety of services for the benefit of county residents.
Ada Twp Ada Township Parks Ada Township manages an extensive multi-use trail system, provides an array of recreational programs, and operates local parks including the 200+ acre Roselle Park on the Grand River.
 Cannon Twp Cannon Township Parks and Rec Cannon Township manages and develops two township parks and the scenic Cannon Trail.
 Cascade Twp Cascade Township Parks and Rec In addition to Cascade Township Park, the Township Manages a few large natural areas and nearly 20 miles of pedestrian pathways.
east grand rapids East Grand Rapids Parks and Rec East GR Parks and Recreation provides a variety of enrichment, educational and sports programming, the Reeds Lake Trail, and parks and natural areas totaling more than 150 acres.
Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Parks Dept The City of Grand Rapids operates more than 120 parks and school parks and a variety of trails throughout the city. Grand Rapids Parks and Rec also provides a full array of recreational programs.
friends-of-GR-parks Friends of Grand Rapids Parks Nonprofit organization partnering with the City of Grand Rapids to protect, enhance, and expand the City’s parks and public spaces.
 Grand Rapids Twp Grand Rapids Township Parks Offerings include a recreational complex at the Township Hall, an extensive natural area and a network of paved trails.
John Ball Zoo John Ball Zoo and Park The John Ball Zoo Society operates the John Ball Zoo on the west side of Grand Rapids. The Society also manages John Ball Park, a popular location for community events.
Kentwood Kentwood Parks and Rec Kentwood offers many events and recreation programs year-round and also operates Paris Park and a segment of the Paul Henry Thornapple Trail.
 Michigan DNR Michigan DNR Within Kent County, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources operates three State Game Areas and the White Pine State Trail.
 Plainfield Twp Plainfield Township Parks and Rec Operates various parks including Versluis Park with a public beach and DW Richardson Park on Grand River Drive.
West Michigan Trails and Greenways West Michigan Trails and Greenways A grassroots organization facilitating the development of a regional network of trails and greenways in West Michigan.
wyoming Wyoming Parks and Rec The City of Wyoming operates two dozen parks totaling more than 650 acres.  Wyoming's Parks and Recreation department also conducts recreational programs in various locations.