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Platte River Campground, MI

Overview

Platte River Campground is located in the southern district of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, on the lower peninsula of Michigan. This year-round facility is one of the most popular campgrounds in the park. It is within walking distance of the Platte River and a short walk or drive away from the Lake Michigan shore. Hikers can access many of the area's day use and backpacking trails just north of the campground.

Summer temperatures range from the upper 70s to 90s during the day and 50s to 70s at night. Winters are cold, with daytime highs in the 20s to 30s and lows in the 10s and 20s; snow is usually on the ground from late November through March. …
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Location info

Lake Michigan Road, Honor, MI

Amenities

Ranger station, Camping, Hiking, Picnicking, Visitor center, Wildlife viewing, Water access, Evening programs, Fishing, Amphitheater, Paddling, Biking, Photography, Day use area, Swimming, Kayaking, Canoeing, Birding

D.H. Day Campground, MI

Overview

D.H. Day Campground is located in the northern district of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, on the lower peninsula of Michigan. 

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This rustic campground is one of the most popular in Northern Michigan and is open (weather permitting) from the first Friday in April through the last Sunday in November. Reservations are required May 1 through October 15. Campsites are within walking distance of the Lake Michigan shoreline and a short drive to many popular features in the park. Summer temperatures range from the upper 70s to 90s during the day, and 50s to 70s at night.

Recreation

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshores rustic D.H. Day Campground is …

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Location info

West Harbor Highway, Empire, MI

Amenities

Ranger station, Camping, Hiking, Water access, Scenic drive, Evening programs, Fishing, Biking, Auto touring, Interpretive programs, Beachcombing, Canoeing, Birding

Peterson Bridge Campground, MI

Overview

Peterson Bridge Campground is located on the Pine River in Michigan’s Manistee National Forest. The location on the river makes it ideal for canoeists and those looking to experience the adventure of this swift moving river.

Recreation

With access to the river so close, floating the Pine River is a popular activity at Peterson Bridge. Several locations near the campground offer canoe rentals. Supporting outstanding trout fishing, the Pine River is also a “Blue Ribbon” cold-water fishery. For State Fishing Regulations consult the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website, website http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/.

Facilities

The facility offers several tent sites which are walk-in only. Those tent sites on the river bank can also be accessed from the river.
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Location info

No 3 1/2 Road, Wellston, MI

Amenities

Camping, Accessible swimming, River trips

Sand Lake Campground, MI

Overview

Sand Lake Campground is situated on the scenic shores of Sand Lake and provides a selection of sites shaded by a mixed hardwood forest. Just beyond the trees is a well-loved, sandy swimming beach. The campground is located 15 minutes from the Pine National Scenic River and several other lakes.

The popular campground sits within the Huron-Manistee National Forests, far enough from town to let its natural splendor shine, but close enough for convenient access to gas and groceries.

Recreation

Power boating, sailing, canoeing, hiking and swimming are some of the most common activities on the lake. Anglers delight in the waters well-stocked with bluegill, perch and smallmouth bass. A picnic area and boat ramp are available for use. …
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Location info

12 Mile Road, Irons, MI

Amenities

Camping, Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming site, Sailing, Canoeing

Seaton Creek Campground, MI

Overview

Seaton Creek Campground adjoins Seaton Creek and is at the upper end of the backwater of Hodenpyl Dam Pond on the Big Manistee River. The forest surrounding the campground is mostly pine and the sites are rustic. The closest town is Mesick.

Recreation

The surrounding waters offer excellent fishing opportunities for both panfish (perch, bluegil, crappie, sunfish) and game fish (trout, bass, pike, salmon). For State Fishing Regulations consult the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website, website http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/ . Kayakers may access the campground by traveling up the very shallow Seaton Creek, however canoeing is not recommended unless you're putting in at the Hodenpyl Backwaters. From there, you can canoe the Big Manistee. There is a connector trail to …
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Location info

McClish Rd, Mesick, MI

Amenities

Camping, Visitor center

Popple Campground - South Manitou Island, MI

The Popple Campground is the furthest from the dock (about 3.5 miles), so you are likely to have fewer people camping there. The campground is close to the beach on the northern tip of the island. Bring water filtration equipment since there is no source of purified drinking water. There are 7 individual sites
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Location info

Leland, MI

Amenities

Village Campground - North Manitou Island, MI

The small Village Campground contains eight designated campsites, two fire rings and one outhouse. There is a limit of two tents and four people per site. Fires are permitted in the community fire rings at the Village Campground.
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Location info

Unnamed Road, Leland, MI

Amenities

Gaylord KOA, MI

Whether you are into nature, sports, or history, booking an RV rental near Gaylord KOA is a fantastic way to explore the north-central region of Michigan. At the KOA, there's plenty to keep you busy, including a seasonal swimming pool (open from the end of May to the beginning of September), a dog park, mini-golf course, playground, jump pad, ball pit, and volleyball and basketball courts. You can also stay connected with Wi-Fi service throughout the RV park, and cable TV is available. A general store can also keep you stocked with propane, firewood, and rental bikes for exploring the campground and surrounding areas.

Your options are pretty open as far as motorhome rental sizes go, with sites able to …

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Higgins Lake / Roscommon KOA, MI

If you are looking for a vacation spot with amazing nature, look no further than Higgins Lake / Roscommon KOA. Between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, in the northern part of Michigan, this KOA is surrounded by beautiful forests and natural parks. RV camping at Higgins Lake / Roscommon KOA is a great idea for anyone who likes outdoor recreation and adventure. The campground is located about three hours' drive north of Lansing.

Higgins Lake is just a short drive from the KOA and was once ranked one of the most beautiful lakes in the world by National Geographic. This stunning lake provides the opportunity for swimming, …

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Traverse City KOA, MI

Just 15 minutes' drive south of the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City KOA is a fantastic base for your motorhome vacation. When you’re camping at Traverse City KOA, you’ll be right in the heart of the northwestern lower peninsula of Michigan. Beaches and state parks are just a stone's throw away, and there are plenty of modern city amenities nearby. This RV park is easy to reach too. Traverse City KOA is located in Buckley, alongside Highway 37, connecting it directly to Grand Rapids.

Traverse City KOA provides pull-through and back-in campsites with full …

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Interlochen Campground, MI

Between Duck Lake and Green Lake in northern Michigan lies one of the state’s best-kept secrets: Traverse City, this particular part of Michigan is mostly undeveloped, making it a natural hotspot brimming with excitement and dazzling views.

The campsites at Interlochen Campground are available with electrical hookups, and rustic sites are also within the park. Bathrooms and showers are scattered throughout the campground, and there's a dump station on-site.

You won’t find luxurious amenities at this bare-bones campground in northern Michigan. What you will find, however, …

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Otsego Lake Campground, MI

Northcentral Michigan is where you can pick up an RV rental and camp at Otsego Lake State Park. This incredible state-owned and maintained park is perfectly situated, close to Traverse City, several state parks, national forest land, and the Great Lakes. Both Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are not too far from the campsites at Otsego Lake Campground, not to mention Otsego Lake, which is just a few steps away.

Tents, campers, RV rentals, and large groups are welcome at Otsego Lake Campground, home to a large variety of camping spots amidst the woods. Most of the sites have picnic tables and rings for campfires. Some of the campsites are located alongside Otsego Lake, which serves …

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Fisherman's Island Campground, MI

Thinking of planning a camping trip to northern Michigan for your next vacation? When you rent an RV near Fisherman’s Island Campground, you’ll be in a prime position to visit pristine beaches, lakefront parks, and pleasant villages on the shores of Lake Michigan, like book an RV in Charlevoix County, you can immerse yourself in the wide-open wilderness areas of northern Michigan. Fisherman’s Island Campground is one of many places to set up camp with your Charlevoix RV rental, but few places are as breathtaking and convenient as this state-run campground on Lake Michigan. The RV campgrounds here feature some stellar rustic campsites for tent camping on the beaches too. Whether …

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East Jordan Tourist Park Campground, MI

When you have plans to book an RV in Charlevoix County, you’ll need a place to park and stay, and the city-maintained East Jordan Tourist Park is a good place to start looking. The park itself features outdoor recreation opportunities, a picnic area with grills, and a camp store with RV supplies, camping gear, park merchandise, firewood, ice, and snacks. Other campground amenities include restrooms and showers, a dump station, and WiFi.

The campsites at East Jordan Tourist Park feature full hookups, picnic tables, and fire rings. Electrical service is 30/50 amp. Sites are back-in only, and trash and recycling are picked up daily. The park is well maintained and pet and family-friendly, so it is suitable for visitors of …

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Northern Exposure Campground, MI

When you are making plans to book an RV in Wexford County, you’ll need a place to park, stay, and play and the Northern Exposure Campground in Mesick fits the bill for all three. The campground is spread out over 300 wooded acres and includes 2.5 miles of shoreline along Hodenpyl Dam Pond, 3.5 miles of paved roads, 13 miles of hiking trails, and a boat launch. Recreational opportunities include fishing, sports fields, and playgrounds. There is also a pizzeria and a camp store on-site.

The sites at Northern Exposure Campground are secluded, and many have lake views. Sites may have back-in or pull-through access. All sites have water hookups, and some have 50-amp electric hookups. Campground amenities include …

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Traverse City Campground, MI

When you are looking to book an RV in Grand Traverse County, you’ll need a place to make your home base, and the Traverse City State Park Campground is an excellent choice. The park itself is a scenic oasis in an urban setting. It offers excellent recreational opportunities and facilities. Concessions are available.

Campsites at the Traverse City Campground offer electric-only hookups, picnic tables, and fire rings. Drinking water is available. Campground amenities include restrooms and showers, a dump station, and WiFi. The campground is family-friendly and pet-friendly.

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Twin Oaks Campground, MI

With the Manistee National Forest, the Big Manistee and Pine rivers, and the North Country Trail surrounding the Twin Oaks Campground, motorhome camping in this RV park puts you in the heart of the magnificent outdoors.

Offering ample amenities and facilities for Wellston campers, the campground is set in a 20-acre property with large, level sites ideal for big rigs and slide-outs. RV sites are as varied as your needs: 20/30/50 amp full hookup sites are available, along with water and 20/30 amp electric service, and 20/30 amp electric only. Modern restrooms, shower/laundry facilities, and an RV dump station are provided, so there's no roughing it here in the middle of the wilderness.

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Leelanau Campground, MI

At the very tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, the Leelanau Campground is a stunning base for exploring the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. It’s on the doorstep of miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails within Leelanau State Park, as well as the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum.

RV camping at the Leelanau Campground includes access to around 50 rustic RV sites that are just a stone’s throw from the water, as well as three mini cabins. There are vault toilets and drinking water available at the campground, together with dumpsters and a picnic shelter.

Pets are welcome to stay with you at the Leelanau Campground, provided they remain on a leash, and there’s a small office/gift shop that’s open …

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Whitewater Township Park Campground, MI

Several miles outside of Traverse City in Michigan, you can rent an RV near Williamsburg and camp at Whitewater Township Park Campground. This lovely campground in Grand Traverse County is a fantastic vacation destination in northern Michigan, with nearby cities and beaches along Elk Lake, Torch Lake, and Lake Michigan.

With five different camping loops and over 50 campsites, Whitewater Township Park Campground can accommodate most Williamsburg campers. Pull-through spaces, flat camping sites, electric hookups, campfire rings, and lakefront views are what you can expect when you go RV camping here. A centrally located bathhouse and restroom facility ensures that campers won’t need to walk too far to clean off after a day at the beach.

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Kampvilla RV Park, MI

When you’re planning a vacation with a campervan rental in Bear Lake, Michigan, you’ll need a place to stay, and the Kampvilla RV Park is an excellent choice. The park features a heated swimming pool, a large playground, and a fish cleaning station. Campers also have access to a pavilion with foosball and ping-pong, shuffleboard, horseshoes, sand volleyball, basketball, tetherball, a clubhouse with board games and books, and propane and ice for sale. There are special events and holiday weekends throughout the year.

The campsites at Kampvilla RV Park are pull-through with picnic tables and fire rings. RV sites may have full hookups or electric hookups only. Service is 30 or 50 amp. Park amenities include restrooms and showers, …

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