is approximately 198 acres in size.
This property consists of floodplain and meadow areas with
extensive old growth forest.
No improvements are on the property and it is intended that
any changes to the property will only allow for passive recreational
is located at 8900 Grand River Ave. and can be accessed
from two locations. The
access off from Bolt Drive is
located at the west end of
on an unpaved section of road.
This access point has a small parking area and is better suited
for handicapped access. The
Grand River drive access is at the far NE corner of the
Grand River Dr provides better access for
those on bikes since it is located along a dedicated bike lane on the
park side of the Grand River Dr.
This location also provides an opportunity to provide public
This property was identified originally by the Cascade Township open space study as having
desirable features for preservation.
In order to acquire the property the Township worked with the
assistance of the open space committee, The Land Conservancy of West
Michigan, The Nature Conservancy, The Michigan Department of Natural
Resources, Disability advocates of West Michigan as well as local
landscapers. The property was
acquired with assistance by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Trust Fund and The Nature Conservancy.
Both of these organizations provided assistance in purchasing the
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