About 80 acres in western Michigan are being added to North Ottawa Dunes park in Ottawa County.
The land in Spring Lake Township was acquired through a property exchange. Ottawa County Parks says it contributed $400,000 from a millage.
The parcel will increase the size of the park to 593 acres.
It is along the eastern edge of the dunes and is surrounded by park on three sides. It is primarily back dune forest dominated by sugar maple, American beech, eastern hemlock and red oak.