Major goals include broadening the visibility and access to the river and expanding greenspace and recreation.
Who We Are
River For All is a team of regional, state and national partners working together to restore the Grand River and waterfront, ensuring that it remains a healthy, safe and vibrant resource for all to enjoy.
As a result of our work, the Grand River will serve as a natural asset, public space, equitable neighborhood connector, and healthy ecological system, connecting and uniting current and future generations.
How We Got Here
The Grand Rapids Restoration Project (GRRP) has been a vision of the community since 2002. Read below to see what has happened since then, and what’s to come.
Major goals include restoring the rapids to improve overall river health and recreational opportunities within the region.
Major goals include reclaiming and reinvesting in a clean, accessible, beautiful, and green river.
Major goals include creating an outdoor adventure city, establishing Grand Rapids as the hub in a regional river trail system and enhancing neighborhood access to the Grand River.
Major goals include building a Grand River waterfront and using the river’s various tributaries and trails to create a connected network of public spaces.
Major goals include implementing the vision and direction expressed from preceding plans by designing 6 opportunity sites and a 7.5-mile connected trail network flanking the riverfront and continuing to work with community partners to restore the Grand River, ensuring that it remains a healthy, safe,and vibrant resource for all to enjoy for generations to come.