Ottawa Visitor Center Announces Hours of Operation

Release Date: May 19, 2022

Contact(s): Lisa Klaus, Public Affairs Officer

Watersmeet, MI. 05/19/2022—The Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center, located in Watersmeet, Michigan, will begin its summer operating schedule soon. Beginning May 23, 2022, the Visitor Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CDT).

The Ottawa Visitor Center provides an excellent source of information about the local area and recreation opportunities (camping, hiking, canoeing, maps, and more). A wide range of educational exhibits, a small reading library, and our interpretive trail will round out your visit. Watch our website or Facebook page for pop up events throughout the summer.

For additional information, you may contact the Visitor Center at 906-358-4724, or visit to learn more about your National Forest and the many activities that await you on the Ottawa!