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Sturgeon Valley Campground

Sturgeon Valley Campground is located in the beautiful woods of Michigan, just off of Interstate 75 in the town of Wolverine. This RV campground is surrounded on both sides by state forest areas. It is close to several large lakes and rivers, so there are lots of opportunities to explore outdoors. Sturgeon Valley Campground is 90 minutes' drive from Traverse City and three hours' drive from Grand Rapids.Campsites at Sturgeon Valley Campground come with several amenities to keep you comfortable while you're camping. Sites have fire rings, 30 amp electric hookups, with some water hookups available as well. There are clean, modern restrooms as well as hot showers, a coin-operated laundry room, a dump station, and a covered pavilion for larger gatherings. Wood and ice are available for your convenience. There are recreational activities on offer, too, with a playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball, badminton, and a swimming pond. You can rent tubes to float on the river or bicycles to explore the area's trail network. Pets are welcome with proper documentation.



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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

RV camping at Sturgeon Valley Campground is an excellent opportunity to explore the many outdoor activities in this part of Michigan. You can go river and pond fishing at the campground, though there are several larger bodies of water nearby for even more fishing and water sports. North of the campsites at Sturgeon Valley Campground, you'll find Burt Lake, Mullet Lake, and Black Lake. West of the lakes, you'll find Little Traverse Bay, which is an offshoot of Lake Michigan. All of these are excellent places to go boating, paddling, or water skiing. Burt Lake is the closest lake to the campground, and it has a whopping 17,000 acres of water and 35 miles of shoreline. In the lake, you'll find several species of fish, including walleye, northern pike, muskie, and smallmouth bass, just to name a few. You can rent boats at the lake if you don't have your own.The Little Traverse Bay area gives you access to Lake Michigan, so it is an excellent place to go if you want a little more room while you're out on the water. It's a good place to try sports like water skiing or parasailing, or you can enjoy sailing or kayaking if you want a more relaxed experience. There are several miles of parkland along the shore of the bay, which makes it a great place to relax and watch the sunset. You can also swim in the lake on warm days. The bay is a very popular place for salmon fishing too.The Gaylord State Forest Area is directly to the west when you are camping in an RV at Sturgeon Valley Campground. This area has a very extensive trail network that you can use for a variety of outdoor activities. In the summer, you can enjoy hiking and mountain biking on an array of trails. The trails vary in difficulty level, so there is something for everyone. There are some paved trails as well as many miles of dirt trails. In the winter, there is also an excellent network of trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. On the other side of the campground, you'll find the Atlanta State Forest Area. This area also has an extensive trail network, as well as several small inland lakes for a more secluded fishing experience.

Exploring The Area

The Sturgeon Valley Campground is just outside of the small town of Wolverine. When you book an RV in Cheboygan County, this is the most accessible place to stock up on fuel and groceries. The town also has a small deli and bar. If you're looking for restaurants where you can enjoy a meal, there are a few options for seafood, Italian food, and American food running along the river and on the shores of Burt Lake. For recreation, there are several golf courses in the area, with the closest one just south of the campground in Trowbridge. If you drive over to the lakeside towns of Petoskey or Harbor Springs, you'll also find plenty of fun things to do. The Petoskey Historic Gaslight District is home to several boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. You'll also find venues for live theater and music, as well as bars and casinos for those who enjoy the nightlife.One of the easiest day trip destinations when motorhome camping at Sturgeon Valley Campground is Traverse City, a charming town on the southern shores of Grand Traverse Bay. This city is known for its gorgeous old opera house, which was built in 1891. Art lovers should also visit the Dennos Museum Center, which has visual art exhibits as well as performances. East Front Street in downtown Traverse City is a popular destination for shopping and fine dining.


Whether you’re on or off the grid, you have options when it comes to powering your RV. Here are the pros and cons for each.
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All towables

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.

All drivables

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.

Other

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.