Park Township is a general law Township established in 1915, consisting of approximately 20 square miles divided by Lake Macatawa with over 90% lying North of the lake.
The Township population as of the 2010 Census was 17,802 making Park Township the fifth largest unit of government in Ottawa County.
A seven-member board elected at large, consisting of the Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and four Trustees governs the Township.
Land use is primarily residential and agricultural with a small amount of commercial. The Township has no industrial zoning district.
Recreation is an important element in the make up of the Township. The Township contains a variety of park facilities and has a bike path system of approximately 52 miles.