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River Ridge Family Campground

Camping at River Ridge Family Campground makes for an excellent family camping experience, just a stone's throw away from Lake Huron. This riverside campground in central Michigan has lots of relaxing resources, including a spa, a swimming beach, and a heated pool. There's also some great entertainment, with a playground for kids and outdoor sports facilities. Feel free to bring your pooch along on your camping adventure, and campers can also take advantage of the free WiFi available throughout the RV park.This spacious campground is ideal for motorhome campers of all ages and experience. There are over 100 sites that provide either full hookups or water and electric only, each with 30/50 amp service. Pull-through sites are equipped with space for big rigs. Campers can take advantage of added extras, including a fire ring and a picnic table. There are also some useful amenities, such as toilets, dump stations, showers, and more.When you book an RV in Gratiot County, you'll be in the ideal area for exploring Lake Huron. River Ridge Family Campground is located just outside the Michigan Tri-City area, which contains Bay City, Midland, and Saginaw. These scenic lakeside cities are popular with vacationers and provide lots of excursions for all ages, as well as great seafood restaurants and lots of shops. In addition to these great cities, Lake Huron is just a skip and a hop away, as well as Saginaw Bay, one of the best ways to access one of the largest bodies of water in the country.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Saginaw campers will want to visit the Bay City State Park. This wetland state park overlooks Saginaw Bay and is one of the largest remaining marshy areas along Lake Huron with a variety of habitats, including prairies, forests, and more. The park is ideal for swimming, as there are over 1,000 feet of sandy beaches to enjoy. Tobico Lagoon is a popular destination for anglers, and carp, pike, and bass are common catches. Hikers will love exploring the seven miles of trails that weave through the wetlands, and during your hike, keep an eye out for local birds, with several viewing platforms dotted along the boardwalks.If you travel south towards Lansing, you'll find the beautiful Sleepy Hollow State Park. This park covers over 2,000 acres of woods, rivers, and pastures along the edge of Lake Ovid. There are 11 miles of trails in the park, and pets are welcome so you can bring your pup along so they can stretch their legs. During the winter, these trails are open to winter sports, such as snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Lake Ovid is also a popular location for watersports, such as kayaking, canoeing, and swimming. Fishing is another favorite pastime, with bluegill, muskie, and bass lurking in the lake.You may want to explore some of the areas north of Saginaw Bay during your campervan rental vacation in central Michigan. This park is located an hour's drive north of Saginaw and features over 35 acres of verdant woods along the shore of the 175-acre Budd Lake. Watersports are a favorite at this state park, and visitors are able to rent kayaks and canoes from on-site vendors. There's also an abundance of fish at the lake, which is ideal for anglers, and catches include panfish, muskie, and bass. If you're feeling lucky, you try your hand at metal detecting; the park map shows areas dedicated to this pastime.

Exploring the City

There are several cities worth visiting while camping at River Ridge Family Campground. The Tri-City area offers a few great attractions, including The Castle Museum of Saginaw County History. This beautiful Renaissance-style museum is over 100 years old and contains thousands of artifacts relating to the history of Saginaw County. There's a wide array of exhibits, too, ranging from a sporting hall of fame to an exhibit on local native people with original clothing, arrowheads, and more.If you'd rather experience one of Michigan's biggest cities, consider making a trip to Lansing, Michigan's capital. While here, you can visit the Michigan State Capitol. This capitol building features many classic design traits, including Greek Renaissance-style pillars, and a domed roof. Visitors can book a guided tour of certain parts of the building, and see some of the ornate design features, including lavish hand-painted art on the ceilings.An excellent family-friendly attraction in Lansing is the Potter Park Zoo. This mid-sized zoo contains over 150 different species of animals, including some endangered species, such as Amur tigers, black rhinos, and red pandas. The zoo is heavily focused on conservation and runs classes where you can talk to zookeepers and find out more about endangered species.


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Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.