Recreation

  • New Video of Rail Trail between Saranac and Ionia, Michigan

    New Video of Rail Trail between Saranac and Ionia, Michigan

    August 13, 2014

    We recently re-visited the Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail from Saranac to Ionia that opened last year. What a delightful summer experience!  Be sure to check it out!  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F-sERYg9IE&w=560&h=315] (Change the video setting to 720p or 1080p [HD] for a clearer video.)

  • Texas Township Farmer’s Market Trailhead and Trail Project Wins Second Place ASCE Quality of Life Award

    Texas Township Farmer’s Market Trailhead and Trail Project Wins Second Place ASCE Quality of Life Award

    May 17, 2013

    The Farmer’s Market Trailhead/Mini-Park Connection project in Texas Township was awarded 2nd place in the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Michigan Section ‘s Quality of Life category. This award was acknowledged at the Michigan Engineering Conference, held by the Michigan Sections of ASCE and ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) on May 9 & 10, […]

  • Get Recreation Plans ready for 2014 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants

    Get Recreation Plans ready for 2014 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants

    August 15, 2012

    All Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant applications require an approved Recreation Plan. The next MNRTF grant application deadline is April 1, 2013, with your Recreation Plans due March 1, 2013. MNRTF grants up to $300,000 for park development projects with a 25% local match requirement. MNRTF also helps applicants acquire park land with […]