Van Raalte Farm Park
Van Raalte Farm is located on 160 acres of land at the northwest corner of 24th Street and Country Club Road with entrances off of 16th Street, 24th Street and Country Club Road. This city park contains a nineteenth century farmhouse and outbuildings set on a hilltop overlooking pasture and woodlands that include a valley and a branch of the Black River. Parking is located off both 16th and 24th Streets and Country Club Road, providing access to nature trails, picnic shelter, play structures, as well as winter sledding and cross country skiing. A MNRTF was granted to assist in the development of natural areas on the site. The Park includes a historic Van Raalte Farmhouse, DeGraaf Nature Center Sugar Shack, numerous marked nature trails, picnic shelter, play structures, winter sledding, groomed cross country ski trails and parking.