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Shamrock Park Campground

If you want to rent an RV near Lake Michigan, consider parking at Shamrock Park Campground. This riverside campground features lush forests along the St. Joseph River and is only a few miles from Lake Michigan. This park is an angler's paradise thanks to the adjacent river, and walleye, steelhead, and salmon can be found lurking in these waters. This pet-friendly campground in southern Michigan welcomes dogs, and there are various nature trails around the park to explore with your pooch. This RV park also provides free WiFi in case you need to keep up with the outside world.Camping at Shamrock Park Campground is a relaxing and easy experience. There are over 120 campsites, most of which have full hookups with 30/50 amp service. There are also sites with electric and water only as well as no hookups, depending on your camping needs. There are a few large spaces ideal for big rigs, and pull-through access is available at these sites. There are a few useful amenities at the campground, such as storage areas, an RV wash, and restrooms.When you book an RV in Berrien County, you'll be well-positioned to explore the best of southern Michigan. Lake Michigan is only a few miles west, and the city of St.Joseph is located here too, which makes an excellent base for exploring the lake. The nearest town to the campground is Berrien Springs, which offers a few activities, shops, and restaurants. If you're looking to branch out, the city of South Bend is about half an hour's drive away.



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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

There are some beautiful state parks dotted along the edge of Lake Michigan. Grand Mere State Park is the closest to Berrien Springs and features a mile-long stretch of sand dunes by the lake, as well as over 700 acres of dense woodlands behind the dunes. This beach is perfect for taking a swim in Lake Michigan as well as topping up your suntan. If you're feeling lucky, bring along a metal detector and comb the beaches for lost treasures. The lake itself is ideal for watersports, including kayaking and fishing. There are also several hiking trails that lead by three ancient lakes situated behind the dunes, as well as through the park's forests.Another popular lakeside park RV campers at Shamrock Campground will love is Warren Dunes State Park. This large state park covers over 1,900 acres of sandy beaches and dunes along the river. Uniquely, the park features 260-foot-tall sand dunes, which are ideal for getting panoramic views of the park and lake. These dunes are also popular with hang gliders. The park features three miles of shoreline, which is excellent for swimming, boating, and fishing. If you'd rather stay dry, there are six miles of hiking trails to explore. Pets are allowed at this park, so bring your pup along for some much-needed exercise.Berrien Springs campers may also want to explore some of the state parks away from Lake Michigan. Kai-Haven Trail State Park is located near Kalamazoo and features over 30 miles of former railroad, which is a rugged limestone environment. This park is a popular spot for winter sports, and the railroad is great for snowmobiling, skiing, and more. There are 11 miles of trails here, which lead you along the railway, through quaint towns, and past historical sights. If you enjoy horseback riding, horses are also allowed along these trails.

Exploring the City

There are some lovely cities worth visiting during your motorhome rental vacation in southern Michigan. South Bend is located just across the state line in Indiana and is one of the biggest cities in the region. The Potawatomi Zoo is the second oldest zoo in Indiana and features over 400 animals from different continents. There are some rare and amazing critters on display at Potawatomi, including Amur tigers, emus, and giant anteaters. The zoo also does a meet and greet where you can interact with various farm animals.Another popular attraction in South Bend is the Snite Museum of Art. This university art museum is connected to the well-respected Notre Dame University and is considered one of the best in the country. There are over 29,000 pieces of art in its permanent collection from many different artistic disciplines. There are lots of impressive pieces of art on display here; however, one of the best reasons to visit is to see the museum's collection of Rembrandt etchings.Alternatively, you might want to visit a city in Michigan during your visit with the RV rental near Shamrock Park Campground. Kalamazoo has some exciting attractions, including the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum. This interactive museum aims to teach all ages about all things flight-related. There are lots of fun and educational exhibits on display, including exhibits on women in the airforce, flying planes in World War II, the Apollo moon mission, and much more.


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

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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.

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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.

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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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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.