Your Spring Guide to Township Parks and Trails

If you are looking to get outside, consider exploring one of many parks and trails in the Township. Here is a quick guide to help you plan your outdoor activities.

Versluis Park

The park features playground areas, picnic facilities, horseshoes and volleyball courts, a fishing pier, a 1-mile paved walking trail, and canoe, kayak, or small rowboat access (carry-in only).

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Premier Park

The Township’s largest park offers mountain biking on Merrell Trail and access to soccer fields. Additionally, a BMX track and an archery center are operated on the park’s grounds.

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D.W. Richardson Park

This park has three baseball diamonds, playground equipment, shuffleboard and basketball courts, and a pavilion available for rent. Call the Township at 616.363.9399 to make a reservation.

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Grand Rogue Park

The Township’s newest park – opened in October 2020 – is located on 66 acres along the Grand and Rogue rivers. It features ponds, hiking trails and picnic areas, with additional amenities planned over the next five years. 

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Charles Weldon Veterans Memorial Park

The park was created in 2001 to honor Plainfield Township veterans. It typically is the spot for the Township's annual Memorial Day celebration.

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Grand Isle Park

Located just off West River Drive, this 62-acre park offers nearly 3,000 feet of frontage along the Grand River. The park has an 18-hole disc golf course and often features a variety of wildlife in the wetland areas. 

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Trails

There are non-motorized trail systems that run through the Township. Click this map to see which trails are closest to you and the many more planned in the future.

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For more information on parks and recreation opportunities in the Township, click here.