Nov. 30

Trek Park Trails

Join us at Richmond Park to explore park trails and raise funds for Friends' work on Giving Tuesday

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we believe that

you belong out here

Grand Rapids has 76 amazing parks - there is space for everyone!

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empowering people to cultivate
vibrant parks, trees & green spaces

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 30th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Trek Park Trails on Giving Tuesday

Friends' Trek Park Trails park adventure is back! This year, we're gathering to explore Richmond Park on Nov. 30 - Giving Tuesday! Join us to…
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Nov 30th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Outdoor Adventures: Trek Park Trails

This event is part of our Outdoor Adventure series, launched in 2021. We are so excited to have amazing local groups already scheduled for five…
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Dec 10th 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Winter Park Stroll

We invite neighbors of all ages to experience the magic of a moonlit wintry stroll at one of three city parks: Huff Park, Garfield Nature…
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Friends launched the Outdoor Adventures event series this year with the kayaking experience, co-sponsored by DGRI. Lorena is a proud Latina woman and business professional… Read More
Executive Director Reports to: Board of Directors Hours: Full Time Salary: $ 75,000-$85,000 per year Friends of Grand Rapids Parks: Friends of Grand Rapids Parks… Read More
November 17 is National Hiking Day, so this month we are highlighting hiking on trails in our parks as a way to get outside and connect… Read More