Port Sheldon Township is home to many township and county parks offering a wide range of recreational enjoyment opportunities. Township parks include:
5591 Lakeshore Drive, Holland
This 3.7 acre park is located on two hundred feet of Lake Michigan beachfront at the end of Van Buren Street. The park features improved facilities including picnic shelter, play equipment, restrooms and parking. Kouw Park is now managed by the Ottawa County Parks Department! For more information, to buy your Ottawa County motor vehicle permit, and to rent the picnic shelter, click here.
7905 Margaret Avenue, West Olive
This four acre park on the Lake Michigan shoreline underwent a complete renovation in 2019. Improvements include new play equipment, restrooms, picnic shelter and parking. The boardwalk and play structure feature beautifully designed handicap accessible features. Windsnest Park is now managed by the Ottawa County Parks Department! For more information, to buy your Ottawa County motor vehicle permit, and to rent the picnic shelter, click here.
This park is located on Margaret Avenue, west of Lakeshore Drive and south of Polk Street.
Township Recreational Park
16201 Port Sheldon Street, West Olive
The park and township hall offer indoor and outdoor facilities. Indoor facilities include a gymnasium/multi-purpose room, a kitchen and public restroom. These indoor facilities are available on a rental basis only. Outdoor facilities include a softball diamond, tennis courts, basketball courts, pickle ball courts, picnic shelter and play equipment, shuffle board, seating areas and parking. All outdoor facilities are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Sheldon Landing is situated on approximately seven acres of land on Crab Drive, which is located on the north side of the Pigeon River, just east of Lake Shore Drive. This area includes street right-of-way in which the road has been unused, along with a strip of woods between the river and the right-of-way. The park has three land boat launches enabling sportsmen/sportswomen access to the Pigeon River.
Comprised of 3.2 acres of wooded land located along the Stanton Road right-of-way between Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan, this undeveloped piece of land is generally used as parking for beach users and does not have improved facilities.