We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Awesome hiking

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

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Grand Haven, Michigan
Mmmm the blue berry donuts are great!

A very nice family owned store with much more than just blue berries. You can pick your own or buy... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Holland, Michigan
via mobile
Read all 12 reviews
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“easy hike”(2 reviews)
“nature center”(2 reviews)
“hidden gem”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
8115 W Olive Rd, West Olive, MI 49460-8713
+1 616-786-4847
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewseasy hikenature centerhidden gemcounty parkwestleashwinterottawahiking
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 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 9 February 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 17 July 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 18 May 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 13 February 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 2 November 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 26 July 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 2 June 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 24 May 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
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We just discovered this park recently. In the winter you can rent snowshoes and skis to explore the many trails along the Pigeon River. Interestingly the Pigeon River is named after the now extinct Passenger Pigeon that use to thrive in North America. Park has...More

1  Thank Sue D
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hemlock Crossing staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines