50+ Best Campgrounds in Michigan for Families

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Find the Best Campgrounds in Michigan

The thought of camping in other states has me curious – do those campgrounds boast enormous picturesque lakes, warm days and cool nights, and plenty of incredible views like campgrounds in Michigan?

If you want to know how to do camping, you need to do it in Michigan. We have the views, the hikes, the amenities, and plenty of friendly people to help you out if you have a question at your campsite or just need directions.

We’ve got a mix of state parks, national parks, and privately owned campgrounds that all want your family to have the best experience possible. It’s one of the best ways to experience some of the best Michigan summer vacation spots.

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Booking campgrounds in Michigan isn’t always easy – there are popular locations that fill almost as soon as the booking calendar opens. Read on for booking tips for camping in Michigan, as well as the difference between the different types of camping spots you’ll find in the state.

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Happy camping in Michigan!

5 Types of Campgrounds in Michigan

There are several different types of places to go camping in Michigan.

1 – Michigan State Park Campgrounds

Many, but not all, State Parks offer camping in Michigan.

Campsites, harbor slips and backcountry campsites can be reserved 6 months in advance (new inventory becomes available Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.)

You can book sites online at MiDNRReservations.com or call 1-800-44-PARKS to make a reservation.

2 – National Parks Campgrounds in Michigan

National Park Campsites tend to be focused on the natural beauty of the surrounding area and often limit wheeled toys (no skateboards, for example).

Please check the rules of the campground before booking – they are enforced.

Camping in Michigan at a National Park means you’ll need to go to one of the following places:

3 – Municipal Campgrounds

Municipal Campgrounds are the sleeper hits of campgrounds in Michigan.

These parks are owned and operated by the local governments, often counties or cities. Because they are not part of a larger network of campgrounds they often are lesser known than some of their neighbors.

4 – Private Campgrounds

Private Campgrounds may be owned and operated by individuals or franchises. These campgrounds often offer the most amenities, like swimming pools, wifi, and family activities. KOA and Jellystone Parks are examples of private campgrounds in Michigan.

5 – Michigan State Forest Campgrounds

State Forests offer a rustic Michigan campground experience. These campgrounds are located throughout the Upper Peninsula and the Northern Lower Peninsula. Expect river or lake access, along with vault toilets and hand pumps for potable water. There is no electricity at the state forest campgrounds in Michigan.

Many of these campsites are first-come, first served but several do take reservations:

Southwest Michigan Campgrounds

Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

3687 Dumont Road, Allegan, MI 49010

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Campground Amenities: Playground, Putt Putt, Hiking Trails, RV Sites

Southwest Michigan Camping at TriPonds Family Camp Resort:

This is an absolute favorite of ours. Hiking trails, mini-golf, fishing ponds, spacious fields, large lots, friendly staff, and clean facilities.

TriPonds is a place you can come to relax, retreat, and reconnect with family and friends. Kids can hit up the playground, mini-golf course, or go fishing for a start at TriPonds Family Camp Resort.

The resort hosts various levels of family campsites, including eight rental cabins. Enjoy 90 acres of beautiful shaded trees, hiking trails, peaceful ponds, spacious fields, and large lots.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

3106 125th Ave, Allegan, MI 49010

Campground Amenities: Beach, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities

Southwest Michigan Camping at Dumont Lake Family Campground:

Bring your tent, camper, RV or rent an RV directly from the Dumont Lake Family Campground.

Enjoy 520 feet of private beachfront activities including kayaking, paddleboarding, a new fishing dock, corn hole, and disc golf.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

5163 Fort Custer Drive, Augusta, MI 49012

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Fort Custer Recreation Area:

Fort Custer is a short distance from both Battle Creek and Kalamazoo.

Near Eagle Lake, the campground offers 219 modern campsites.

In addition to the campground, this State Park features three lakes and boat rentals, the Kalamazoo River, a swimming beach and more than 25 miles of multi-use trails.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

3527 Coloma Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Camp Store, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, Cabin Rentals, Glamping

Southwest Michigan Camping at KOA Coloma/St. Joseph:

Located a mere two miles away from Lake Michigan, the St. Joseph KOA has a pool, hot tub, playground, bouncing pillow, mini-golf, and bike rentals.

Families can check out the nearby attractions in St. Joe – children’s museum, splash pad, and carousel for one of the campgrounds in Michigan packing in the fun.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

39397 M140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043

Campground Amenities: Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Covert/South Haven KOA Holiday:

The South Haven KOA is only 10-15 minutes away from six popular beaches in the area.

Perfect for families, the campground features an awesome splash pad with a water slide and a nice pool.

Also find a trampoline basketball court, rock climbing wall, gem mining, fishing, craft time, blueberry picking, volleyball, gaga ball and other fun activities.

Want a quick meal or snack? Order pizza or snacks from the cafe and have it delivered directly to your campsite.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

577 Everett Trail, Hale, MI 48739

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Paddle Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Logan Hills Campground:

It’s family-friendly, on the water and in the woods! Family activities include craft time, outdoor movies, and boat & kayak rentals.

It’s a peaceful getaway where kids can ride bikes and play safely.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

6475 Wilkins Road, Hastings, MI 49058

Campground Amenities: Camp Store, Family Activities, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Camp Michiwana:

A general store, a beautiful waterfront, and family fun weekends are a sampling of some of the fun amenities at Camp Michiwana. There are 54 campsites, some with water and electric only and others are full hook-up sites. Rustic cabins are also available at this Christian campground located on Long Lake.

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Municipal Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

5300 North Westnedge, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Southwest Michigan Camping at Markin Glen County Park:

The 38-site campground is located near downtown Kalamazoo, but you would never know it.

This great park is well kept, has a beach and walking trail close by.

The park has 160 acres of campsites, paved trails, beaches, tennis courts, two playgrounds, volleyball courts, and fishing.

This campground is also right around the corner from the Kalamazoo Nature Center.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

12032 Red Arrow Highway, Sawyer, MI 49125

Campground Amenities: Beach, Hiking Trails

Southwest Michigan Camping at Warren Dunes State Park:

Beautiful dunes rising 260ft above the lake, six miles of hiking trails and 3 miles of shoreline await at Warren Dunes.

Kids will enjoy discovering the little river and dogs love that there’s a pet-friendly spot along the beach as well.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

23960 Ruggles Road, South Haven, MI 49090

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Southwest Michigan Camping at Van Buren State Park:

Michigan’s Van Buren State Park sits on picturesque Lake Michigan in South Haven.

The campground has 220 modern campsites. With one mile of sandy beach and high dune formations, kids will love to take a roll down the dunes.

Local shops and restaurants are only minutes away.

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Private Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

03403 64th Street, South Haven, MI 49090

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Family Activities, Modern Restrooms, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park - South Haven:

Yogi Bear’s Camp-Resort is all about family fun.

The campground has campsites, cabin rentals and offers unique themed weekends.

Family activities abound with arcade, laser tag, pedal carts, a large jumping pad and plenty more so boredom won’t be an option.

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West Michigan Campgrounds

Campgrounds in West Michigan include places where you can go camping on Lake Michigan, Michigan State campgrounds, and private campgrounds.

Our readers told us about their favorite places to spend the night in the great outdoors in this part of the state – here’s what they had to say!

Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

2745 136th Ave, Hopkins, MI 49328

Campground Amenities: Pool, Splash Pad, Laundry, Family Activities

Camping in Michigan at Sandy Pines:

Sandy Pines has endless activities and amenities and is truly like a small city.

Families love the 4 large heated pools, splash pad, general store, mini golf, activities, movie nights and ropes course.

and there are golf carts everywhere as the main form of transportation.

Make sure to check out the events calendar before you book, so you can plan your vacation.

If you have little ones, you may want to rent a golf cart (the main form of transportation), as the campground is one of the larger campgrounds in West Michigan.

Clean, level sites all with water and electric make it easy to relax for 2 nights or up to 2 weeks per season. Sandy Pines also offers Rustic Cabin or Rental Trailer options.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

2722 North Ridge Rd, Silver Lake, MI 49436

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Splash Pad, Playground, Camp Store, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities, Modern Restrooms, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Dunes Harbor Family Camp:

Dunes Harbor Family Camp is a waterfront campground on a secluded woodland harbor located minutes from Silver Lake, Michigan and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes.

Family activities like movie night, guided hikes, and yard games are common.

The heated pool, waterslide, and splash area are popular, as is the playground and kayak rental spot.

Campground Stats:
60 waterfront campsites, 136 Full Hook-Up Sites, 24 Water/Electric Sites.

They also offer Rental RVs and Cabins

This campground is a ministry of Grace Adventures, is a Christian family campground. They ask all guests to adhere to certain rules and policies. Please familiarize yourself with them before booking.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

400 West Lowell Street, Pentwater, MI 49449

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Camp Store, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Charles Mears State Park:

Scoring a summer camping reservation at Mears State Park in Pentwater, MI is an accomplishment to be proud of!

If you are lucky enough to get a reservation here, you'll be camping very close to the sugar sand beach and the adorable downtown.

Families love to hike up Mt Baldy, spend afternoons fishing from the pier, and eating ice cream in the city center.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

8239 West Hazel Road, Silver Lake, MI 49436

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Family Activities, Modern Restrooms, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park - Silver Lake:

The Jellystone campgrounds were designed with family in mind.

Amenities include a large heated pool, kiddie pool with mushroom fountain, arcade, playground, fishing pond, basketball & shuffleboard courts, wagon rides, daily activities, and movies.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

8800 W M-116, Ludington, MI 49431

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Ludington State Park:

Ludington State Park is a must for campers and is always in the top campgrounds in Michigan. Hiking, biking, fishing, tubing down the Sable River, and swimming in either Lake Michigan or Hamlin Lake.

Yup, that’s right, two different beaches!

Be ready to sign up for your summer spot early, though. (Like the winter before.)This campground is a favorite for most, spots do fill up quickly, so be ready to reserve six-months in advance.

Big Sable Point Lighthouse sits on Ludington State Park and is a classic Michigan stop.

You can climb to the top of the lighthouse (fee applies). The park features three campgrounds with 360 campsites.

A one-mile stretch of the Big Sable River runs through the park and provides excellent opportunities for fishing and paddling.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

6585 Lake Harbor Road, Muskegon, MI 49441

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Hiking Trails, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park:

You’ll get amazing panoramic views of Lake Michigan with a unique dune stairway climb at Hoffmaster State Park.

The large, modern campground sits on three miles of Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Municipal Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

1563 N. Scenic Drive, Muskegon, MI 49445

Campground Amenities: Beach, Family Activities, Modern Restrooms

Camping in Michigan at Pioneer Park:

Located on Lake Michigan, this 145 acre park has 2000 feet of beach frontage, with amenities including swimming, tennis, softball and basketball.

Reservations are not required at this campground, so it is perfect for a last minute getaway.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

2016 142nd Ave, Dorr, MI 49323

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Splash Pad, Playground, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Hungry Horse Campground:

Hungry Horse is a smaller campground, but big on things to do.

With a mile-long list of things to do on-site, you don’t have to leave to find the fun. Always nightly activities and food trucks often come in.

Features a swimming pool, splash pad, three playgrounds, jumping pad, basketball courts, wagon rides, and tons of family activities.

Largely frequented by big RV's and some smaller campers. Tents not common. They have 96 large sites available on 90 acres.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

2104 S. Briggs Road, Middleville, MI 49333

Campground Amenities: Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Yankee Springs Recreation Area:

Yankee Springs is great for water sports like swimming, fishing and boating. Situated on Gun Lake, this state park is near nine lakes for endless water rec.

Yankee Springs is also a great first timer campground. It's small with a nice (shallow) beach for little kids and lots of hiking.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

1786 N 34th Ave, Mears, MI 49436

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Silver Lake Resort & Campground:

Silver Lake Resort and Campground offers a resort-style stay and is conveniently located only one mile from the sand dunes.

The campground has over 200 campsites and offers both RV sites and campsites for tent camping or cabins for rent.

A playground, catch and release fishing pond, and heated swimming pool will keep the kids busy.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

8915 N Business 31, Pentwater, MI 49449

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Camp Store, Modern Restrooms, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Hill & Hollow Campground and RV Park:

Hill & Hollow Campground is nestled in the woods just two miles north of Pentwater. With two heated pools, basketball and volleyball courts, your kids will have a blast! And if that's not enough, AJ's Family Fun Center is located right next door to the campground.

They do a great Halloween camping weekend, too.

Their two camping cabins each sleep 5 and contains a refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning, heat and other creature comforts.

The wooded campground is spacious and contains over 200 sites (a mix of walk-up tent sites, water/electric sites, and those with 30 Amp or 50 Amp Full hook ups.)

For many families, staying at this campground in Michigan has become an annual tradition.

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Municipal Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

3351 N. Mundy Ave, White Cloud, MI 49337

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Diamond Lake Camp County Park:

Diamond Lake campground is great for West Michigan families that don't want to drive too far or for campers that want to be close to the North Country Trail.

This Michigan campground is located on Diamond Lake, next to the Manistee National Forest. It's wooded.

Of the 60 campsites, 24 full hook-up RV sites. The remaining 36 sites are electric. They also have 2 camping cabins.

Swimming beach, volleyball net, play areas, horseshoe pits, hiking trails, a picnic area, and a group camping area. An enclosed shelter is available for campers to use free of charge.

Diamond Lake County Park is ORV friendly.
Motor Vehicle Permits are required for ORVs.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

2215 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland, MI 49424

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Paddle Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Holland State Park:

One of the most popular campgrounds in Michigan. This scenic spot makes packing it in easy. Holland State Park has a family in mind with the new playground, views of the iconic lighthouse, two campgrounds, beautiful beaches, and paddle rentals. Consider the Holland Camper Cabins if you desire a bit more of the modern conveniences.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

13677 White Creek Ave, Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Camp Store, Family Activities, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Cedar Springs RV Resort:

Modern family campground located right off US 131-N, close to Grand Rapids.

There are 157 campsites here.

The campground features included a small lake with a beach, fishing, boat rentals and grassy campsites.

Their camping cabin includes a double bed and 2 single bunks, a refrigerator, kitchen table, A/C, outdoor porch, picnic table, and fire pit.

Free weekend hayrides and weekend activities are also provided.

Free wifi.

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State Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

3560 Memorial Drive, North Muskegon, MI 49445

Campground Amenities: Beach, Hiking Trails, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Muskegon State Park:

Muskegon State Park is right on Lake Michigan and it feels like you have the whole two miles of sandy beach to yourself! Choose from over 240 sites, and enjoy 12 miles of hiking trails, onsite tackle shop for fishing, and loads of nearby attractions, including Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park.

Home to a winter sports complex, the campground is also open during colder months.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

2011 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland, MI 49424

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Laundry, Bike Rentals, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Oak Grove Resort and RV Campground:

Oak Grove Resort is located on the north side of Holland, not far from Holland State Park and Lake Michigan.

If you choose this as your destination for camping in Michigan, you'll find cute modern camping cabins, RV sites with complete hookups, as well as an 18-person "Barn" guest house (it's quite deluxe.)

There are no tent sites.

Familes love their swimming pool, hot tub, laundry room, and gift shop. And they even have a little dog park, too.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

8845 Felch Ave, Grant, MI 49412

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Family Activities

Camping in Michigan at Salmon Run Campground:

With a heated swimming pool, a recreation room with a pool table and video games, a playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball and basketball courts, Salmon Run is sure to make your vacation a fun-filled time. It’s a great place for kids!

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

5335 W Wallace Lane, Ludington, MI 49431

Campground Amenities: Playground, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Poncho's Pond:

Very family-friendly, including fishing, paddle boat rentals, video game room, basketball & volleyball courts, outdoor AND indoor pools for those rainy days.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

8079 W Stony Lake Road, New Era, MI 49446

Campground Amenities: Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Stony Haven:

Located on 8 wooded acres only 2 miles from Lake Michigan, this campground offers an outdoor Christian environment for all ages. Fishing docks and onsite rentals make this a great family campground.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

13495 92nd St SE, Alto, MI 49302

Campground Amenities: Pool, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Tyler Creek Campground:

Tyler Creek has a great creek/pond area for beginner fisherman, a playground, outdoor pool, sandbox, volleyball area, all to keep your kids busy.

Their onsite golf course is great for any skill level, with additional tees to challenge the most serious golfer.

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Municipal Park Campgrounds in West Michigan

11220 Springhill Drive, Greenville, MI 48838

Campground Amenities: Beach, Camp Store, Hiking Trails, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Wabasis Lake Campground:

A true haven for campers, boaters and nature lovers, this campground is located within Wabasis Lake Park, so there are plenty of trails between the campground and park. Don't forget about the large sand beach, boat ramp, and fully stocked campground store.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

7070 S Lakeshore Drive, Pentwater, MI 49449

Campground Amenities: Playground, Paddle Rentals, Putt Putt, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Whispering Surf Campground:

Situated between Bass Lake and sugar sand beaches of Lake Michigan, this shady, wooded park embraces old fashioned camping. Canoe and kayak rentals are available, along with mini-golf and a playground.
If you love going to Pentwater this smaller campground is only about eight miles away. Not so hard to get into, shady, and there’s access to both Lake Michigan and Bass Lake.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

7501 Burlingame Ave SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Camp Store, Family Activities, RV Sites

Camping in Michigan at Woodchip Campground:

Just outside Grand Rapids, this campground provides the perfect low-stress getaway for families.

Find a wide variety of leisure activities: beautiful pool area, modern playground, bounce pillow, free crafts, volleyball, basketball, gaga ball, horseshoes, four square, a newly renovated camp store and even free rootbeer floats!

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

4900 W Deren Road, Ludington, MI 49431

Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Camp Store, Family Activities, Putt Putt

Camping in Michigan at Kibby Creek Campground:

Kibby Creek is located in the countryside between Ludington and Pentwater and a mile from Lake Michigan.

This campground features a swimming pool, fishing ponds, playground, kids barrel train, mini-golf, and arcade.

Don't skip the camp store featuring ice cream, candy, Slush Puppies, and more!

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

390 E Tyler Road, Muskegon, MI 49445

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Lake Sch-Nepp-A-Ho:

Awesome small family owned, very family friendly campground!

Onsite paddle rentals, beach, volleyball & basketball courts and a club house with arcade games and pool table are some of the amenities you'll find.

Lots of scheduled activities as well.

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Private Campgrounds in West Michigan

1155 W Riley Thompson Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Pool, Playground, Laundry, Camp Store, Paddle Rentals, Bike Rentals, Family Activities, Putt Putt, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Camping in Michigan at Duck Creek RV Resort - Muskegon:

Duck Creek RV Resort is a gated place for RV camping directly across the street from Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park!

The paved RV sites are large and surrounded by grass. You can also stay in a camping cabin (they sleep 6 and start at $195 a night).

If you camp here, you get a ton of amenities: Saturday night hayrides, a jumping pillow, deluxe mini golf, a huge playground, a private lake with a beach and swimming area, large swimming pool, and a large hot tub, to name a few.

Their Snack Shack serves pizza and more.

Themed Halloween weekends are also offered.

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Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

Private Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

5005 Long Rapids Road, Alpena, MI 49707

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Campers Cove RV Park & Canoe Livery:

One of the best family campgrounds in Michigan! Located right on the Thunder Bay River, Campers Cove has an indoor pool for rainy days, a water trampoline on the river, mini-golf, tri-wheeled bike rentals, and paddleboats, pontoon, and fishing boats available to rent.
They also have activities for the kids on holiday weekends and “train rides” for the kiddos. They have cabins to rent or campers to rent as well.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

2280 Boyne City Road, Boyne City, MI 49712

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Camp Store, Family Activities, Hiking Trails

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Young State Park:

Young State Park is located at the east end of beautiful Lake Charlevoix. The beach at Young State Park was voted the “best beach of the year” by the Petoskey News. There are several camping loops here and some sites are on the water.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

4347 Third Street, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Aloha State Park:

Set on gorgeous Mullett Lake, Aloha State Park is a camper, boater and biker paradise! Paddle to and from your campsite located by the boat launch. This park is also close to Straits of Mackinaw. Be sure to get donuts (order the day before) at the camp store just outside the park in Aloha, MI.

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National Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

9922 Front Street, Empire, MI 49630

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Campground Amenities: Family Activities, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Platte River Campground:

Operated by the National Park Service, this campground is inside of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. A park permit is required for entrance. Super clean campgrounds, only minutes from Sleeping Bear Dunes, and seconds from the Platte River. This park offers tubing, canoeing, and kayaking down the river, ending in Lake Michigan. Nearby biking and hiking trails, and short drives to Traverse City, and Glen Arbor.

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National Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

8000 W Harbor Hwy, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Campground Amenities: Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: DH Day Campground:

A slightly more rugged camping experience for those wishing to check out Sleeping Bear Dunes. Also close by this wooded campground are Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, museums and restaurants & shops in beautiful Glen Arbor.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

6635 State Park Dr., Indian River, MI 49749

Campground Amenities: Beach, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Burt Lake State Park:

Burt Lake State Park has a big, beautiful lake and is popular with people who love water sports (there is a lot of boating equipment at this campground.

The beach area is huge and shallow for quite a ways out, making it great for kids.
The nearby Sturgeon River is great for kayaking if you're experienced - the water is swift.
Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island are easy day trips.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

4167 M-137, Interlochen, MI 49643

Campground Amenities: Beach

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Interlochen State Park:

Interlochen State Park is situated between Green Lake & Duck Lake, two areas well-known for fishing, paddling and swimming lakes. This park is also across the street from The Interlochen Center for the Arts, which has renowned musicians perform concerts year-round.

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Private Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

3101 S Lake Shore Drive, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Laundry, Family Activities

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Lake Leelanau RV Park:

Despite the name it takes all types from tents to motor homes – the campground is on the Leelanau peninsula and sits right on Lake Leelanau. Kid-friendly activities abound at this beautiful campground. Families can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, playground, and free pipe organ concerts on select days. This park also has an onsite lodge for special events.

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Private Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

9730 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Camp Store, Bike Rentals, Hiking Trails, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping:

We stayed at Mackinaw Mill Creek last summer, when we were on our way up to camp in the U.P. If you like camping with a view of the Mackinac Bridge, this is the perfect campground for you! We had the most amazing view, especially at sunset. If you are heading over to Mackinac Island, you can buy ferry tickets at their camp store, and they have a shuttle bus that will take you to and from the ferry dock. If you have older kids remember to bring your bikes, the shuttle bus has a trailer so you can bring them to the island (there is a small fee on the ferry for the bikes, but it’s still cheaper than renting on the island).

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

2064 N. Lakeshore Road, Manistee, MI 49660

Campground Amenities: Pool, Family Activities, Hiking Trails

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Orchard Beach State Park:

Orchard Beach has an amazing bluff view of the sunset, in a small town, great biking on M22, and is wooded. While the beach is not really family-friendly, you can head south about five minutes to Fifth Street Beach. The beach house bathrooms were clean, and they had tables if you wanted to take a break from the sun.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

3622 N. M-211, Onaway, MI 49765

Onaway State Park Michigan

Campground Amenities: Beach, Hiking Trails, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Onaway State Park:

One of Michigan's oldest state parks! Try to get a spot on the water to make your experience will be that much greater. It’s great for rock collecting and hiking on trails. Onaway State Park is located on Black Lake in Presque Isle County. 158 acres of rugged, picturesque land, including sand cobblestone beaches, large unique rock out-croppings, and a diverse variety of trees. The campground, set among virgin white pines, offers solitude and serenity and plenty of family fun.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

2475 M-119 Hwy, Petoskey, MI 49770

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Campground Amenities: Beach, Paddle Rentals, Bike Rentals, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Petoskey State Park:

Wooded campsites along a pristine section of Lake Michigan beach are one of the reasons families love to camp here. Petoskey is a fun family destination in the summer with loads of bike trails and walking paths, a historic downtown area, and great restaurants. The Bear River recreation area is nearby as well. Hunting for Petoskey Stones is a favorite pastime.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

5001 US-23 North, Rogers City, MI 49779

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Hiking Trails, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Hoeft State Park:

This heavily wooded campground is located on one mile of sandy Lake Huron beach and is great for rock collecting. A paved, non-motorized trail rides along the Lake Huron shoreline and connects the park to Huron Sunrise Trail, which stretches from Rogers City to the world's largest open pit limestone mine.

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State Park Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

1132 US-131 N., Traverse City, MI 49686

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Family Activities, Hiking Trails, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Traverse City State Park:

Camping in the City? Yes, please! Traverse City State Park is an urban park that features a quarter-mile of beautiful beach on the Grand Traverse Bay. When surrounded by the woods you wouldn’t believe you are only two miles from downtown Traverse City. This state park is right on the TART Trail (Traverse City's bike path) so bring your bike and you can pedal your way all the way to downtown - or Sutton's Bay, for that matter.

Being another family favorite campground, make sure to reserve well in advance if you plan on camping during The National Cherry Festival or in the Fall when leaves start to change colors. Also, plan on bringing a wagon to carry all your beach supplies!

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Private Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

4050 Hammond Road East, Traverse City, MI 49686

Campground Amenities: Pool, Family Activities, Cabin Rentals

Campgrounds in Northern Michigan: Timber Ridge RV Resort:

This campground's close proximity to Traverse City, cleanliness and woodsy setting make this a must-see for camping. They have a lake, pool, jumpy pillow, water wars, bike obstacle course, ORV trails, outdoor hockey, beach volleyball themed weekends and more.

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Upper Peninsula Campgrounds in Michigan

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Upper Peninsula Camping Along Lake Superior at Munising Tourist Park in Munising, MI

Say Ya to Camping in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!

Really, camping in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a treat.

You are a world away and immersed in natural beauty. If you like camping with kids, give one of these Upper Peninsula Camping a try!

Note: These are campgrounds in Michigan that our readers have vetted for us. We know there are so many more incredible campgrounds in the U.P., so tell us about your faves in the comments so we can add them to our list!

Municipal Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

Township Campgrounds, Beaver Island, MI 49782

Campground Amenities: Beach

Southwest Michigan Camping at Beaver Island Campground:

Looking for campgrounds in Michigan that are on an island? Beaver Island has a few campgrounds if you are interested in taking the ferry over for some good old-fashion rustic camping. None of the campgrounds take reservations, and there is no water or electricity, but pit toilets and hand pumps are availble.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

15223 US Highway 41, Copper Harbor, MI 49918

Campground Amenities: Playground, Camp Store, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Fort Wilkins State Park:

The campground is close to Lake Superior, Lake Fannyhoe, Brockway Mountain Drive, and Estivant Pines Nature Preserve. It is also adjacent to a really cool restored military outpost that kids can explore, and costumed interpreters present the history of the Keweenaw Peninsula Fort. It has a nice camp store with ice cream and a decent playground. Copper Harbor is also nearby for more family friendly fun.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

720 Idlewild Road, Crystal Falls, MI 49920

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Hiking Trails

Southwest Michigan Camping at Bewabic State Park:

Bewabic State Park is wonderful place to camp in the U.P. Wooded picnic areas, a hiking trail, two playgrounds, an excellent beach and a boat launch to Fortune Lake are among the additional amenities at this park.

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Municipal Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

E8518 M-28 West, Munising, MI 49862

Campground Amenities: Tent Sites, RV Sites

Southwest Michigan Camping at Munising Tourist Park Campground:

Centrally located in the UP, this campground is the perfect resting spot for families to take in all the beauty of the UP. A short, three mile drive to Munising offers boat rides to view Pictured Rocks, Glass Bottom Boat Tours and the Riptide Ride. Marquette, Grand Marais and Taquamenon Falls are also within a day's drive of this campground.

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State Forest Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

on Lake Superior at the mouth of Two-Hearted River, Newberry, MI 49868

Campground Amenities: Tent Sites

Southwest Michigan Camping at Mouth of Two Hearted River Campground:

If in the U.P. the Two Hearted River is great for rustic camping. This campground does not take reservations and is first-come, first-serve. Tents and small trailer use only, and is located on Lake Superior at the mouth of Two-Hearted River.

Located in Luce County, 35 miles northeast of Newberry via M-123 and County Roads 500, 414, 412 and 423.

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State Park Campgrounds in Southwest Michigan

41382 W M 123, Paradise, MI 49768

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Campground Amenities: Playground, Camp Store, Hiking Trails, Cabin Rentals

Southwest Michigan Camping at Tahquamenon Falls State Park:

There are two campgrounds at Tahquamenon Falls. If you have younger kids I recommend staying at the Lower Falls. The trail along the falls is very kid-friendly. You can also rent a row-boat and row over to the island. The island is a great adventure. A quick hike around and you will find small water hole areas for kids to splash and play in. If you are camping you can pay for an all day rental and head over to island multiple times. Our younger kids loved it. This is one of our favorite campgrounds in Michigan.

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Southeast Michigan Campgrounds

Finding campgrounds in Michigan on the Eastside of the state is easier than you might think.

Lake Huron is a popular draw, and the proximity of these cam to some of the state’s larger population areas make camping in Michigan more accessible for many families.

State Park Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

8100 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Paddle Rentals, Family Activities, Hiking Trails, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Eastern Michigan Camping at Holly State Recreation Area:

This campground is home to three lakes, four playgrounds, boat and paddle board rentals, a water park of inflatables, geocaching, and disc golf. Host sites activities with coffee and doughnuts on Saturdays.

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Private Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

1989 West Pine River Rd, Breckenridge, MI 48615

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Campground Amenities: Pool, Playground, Laundry, Camp Store, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Eastern Michigan Camping at River Ridge Campground:

They have a pool and spa, it runs right along the Pine River so you can hear the water all night while you sleep. They also have a pond with a water trampoline, a jungle gym, and an aqua slide! It’s a great place for family activities.

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Private Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

140 Lane 201 Barton Lake, Fremont, MI 46737

Campground Amenities: Pool, Splash Pad, Playground, Family Activities, Tent Sites, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Eastern Michigan Camping at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park - Barton Lake:

Just outside of Michigan is Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Barton Lake.

Lodging includes 540 campsites, as well as deluxe cottages and rustic cabins.

The family-oriented amenities include an indoor pool, three outdoor pools, a water splash park, paddleboat, and rowboat rentals, five playgrounds, game room, mini-golf, pedal cart rental, kiddy train rides, wagon rides, horseshoes, sand volleyball cards and more.

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Private Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

6197 N. Burkhart Road, Howell, MI 48855

Taylors Beach Campground Howell Michigan

Campground Amenities: Playground, Family Activities, Hiking Trails, RV Sites

Eastern Michigan Camping at Taylor's Beach Campground:

Affordable family camping with seasonal, overnight, weekly, and monthly campsite rentals. Sandy beach with water toys. Onsite family fun includes kids' frog and turtle pond, basketball & volleyball courts, playground and mini-golf. They have a floating tiki bar that you can rent, as well as fun themed paddle boats.

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State Park Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

7835 E. Price Road, Laingsburg, MI 48848

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Family Activities, Hiking Trails, Tent Sites, RV Sites

Eastern Michigan Camping at Sleepy Hollow State Park:

Sleepy Hollow offers four different camping areas on Lake Ovid with a river running through the campground and along trails. Activities include disc golf, fishing, boat rentals and a beach.

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State Park Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

7605 Lakeshore Road, Lakeport, MI 48059

Campground Amenities: Camp Store, RV Sites, Cabin Rentals

Eastern Michigan Camping at Lakeport State Park:

Rustic or mini-cabin camping right on the water, plus a quick drive into Port Huron and Lexington State Park. And if you forgot anything, they have a camp store with all sorts of tasty treats.

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State Park Campgrounds in Eastern Michigan

1775 Port Austin Road, Port Austin, MI 48467

Campground Amenities: Beach, Playground, Hiking Trails

Eastern Michigan Camping at Port Crescent State Park:

Snag a beautiful site along the 3 miles sandy beach to catch the amazing sunset. While you're there, check out their dark sky preserve for some exceptional stargazing. Awesome place for kids and right down the road from Caseville.

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Camping in Michigan with Kids

This huge list has 50+ reader-recommended places to take kids camping in Michigan from the primitive to glamping-style and book your outdoor summer adventure today.

Every campground is different and exploring each is part of the fun. Some range from rustic with no water or electricity hookups and others have ‘all the comforts of home‘ amenities. Whether you are a seasoned camper or looking to take your family camping for the first time, there are a number of great options all around Michigan (and a few in bordering states).

This post lists reader favorites along with comments about why they love these campgrounds for their families.

Some of these facilities are more for RV-camping families, while some are better suited for hardcore campers who leave their technology at home.

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Get the family ready to unplug, make s’mores, and enjoy the great outdoors.

Did we miss one? Please leave us a comment and tell us about your favorite campgrounds in Michigan for families!

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71 thoughts on “50+ Best Campgrounds in Michigan for Families”

  1. My brother found this article very useful. Taylors camp is really an awesome place for camping with kids.
    For newbies you can check this site for your camping gears.

  2. “Great article and very helpful tips for family camping.
    You explained everything clearly as a good writer.
    I enjoy camping, since my childhood, and camping with the family is one of my special areas of interest.
    I also found this site very helpful for those who are thinking about family camping.
    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Would love to see Woodchip Campground (in Byron Center) added to your list!
    Perfect place to camp with kids. So many fun things for them to do!
    Super fun playground (with a huge bounce pillow!), pool, crafts . . .
    Especially nice place to camp as it’s located not far from mall, grocery store, restaurants – but still feels like you’re “away from it all” inside the campground.
    Clean, updated, and owners are committed to family! https://www.facebook.com/386729578057142/videos/252651962545687/

  4. Woodchip is a great family campground! Owners are fantastic. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. Many activities for children and a beautiful pool!!

  5. I would love to nominate Woodchip Campground in Byron Center. It is an amazing campground for families! They have fun activities, a bounce pillow and swimming pool. Please add them to your list.

  6. One of our long-time favorites is Woodchip Campground in Byron Center. It is just outside GR and provides easy access to the lakeshore, shopping, downtown, & surrounding areas. It provides the perfect low-stress getaway for families, with a wide variety of leisure activities (beautiful pool area, modern playground, bounce pillow, free crafts, volleyball, basketball, gaga ball, horseshoes, four square, a newly renovated camp store and even free rootbeer floats!) We love this hide-away close to the city, and have made lots of fun family memories there. It can serve as a convenient home-base to explore West Michigan, or provide a relaxing getaway, without ever leaving the campground.

  7. Kevin Houseman

    We love camping at woodchip campground located in Byron Center. It has tons of family fun activities to enjoy. Easy to get to being just west of 131, and just 15 minutes south of Grand Rapids. It is also just 1.5 miles from Kent trails for biking and walking.

  8. Woodchip Campground! Lots of fun features on site and easy access to inland lakes, Lake Mich, and all of the downtown GR attractions and dining! Great staff and amenities.

  9. Woodchip Campgrounds in Byron Center Michigan. They are affordable and very family friendly. They have so many fun things to do as a family that are included in the price of staying. They have a glow ride at night, a craft to do together, a foam party during the day, and root beer floats to enjoy!

    https://woodchipcampground.com/

  10. Woods and waters in white cloud is my favorite as a child and now a mom. Weekend themes are super fun for kids!.

  11. Thank you for your article. All campgrounds is awesome
    My family has a camping trip to Saginaw Country Park last summer. This campsite is home to 151 sites located near a small lake. The lake has several features that make it awesome for swimmers; one of them is the sandy beach. Some of the amazing activities my son and my daughter can engage hayrides.les.

  12. Kibby Creek Campground | Ludington
    Located in the countryside between Ludington and Pentwater and a mile from Lake Michigan. We have both shaded and grassy sites that can accommodate tents, pop-ups, trailers, fifth wheels, and motor homes. We have a swimming pool, fishing ponds, playground, kids barrel train, mini golf, arcade, and camp store featuring ice cream, candy, Slush Puppies and more! A family favorite for decades. Now with more restrooms and beautifully remodeled restrooms!

  13. If you’re departing in the morning from Harwich the Riva Bar is great for a morning coffee and
    also to read your morning pieces of paper. For a mid-morning snack,
    head for the Taste restaurant. Hot meals are available
    including pies, cereal, sandwiches and salads geared to all ages and tastes.

    On the afternoon sailing from Attach of Holland the Taste eating place is open throughout, along with
    hot food available. On the other hand, have an afternoon tea or
    maybe alcoholic beverage in the Riva nightclub, Taste wine bar as well as sundeck bar.

    The Metro restaurant offers a delicious a la carte menu.

    What better way to begin your trip when compared with by tucking
    into a delicious meal at the Metropolitan diner where you can enjoy
    the relaxed mood of our onboard restaurant just where you’re sure to enjoy the outstanding “at seat service”.

    Following your meal, retire on the Riva Bar where you can delight in an after dinner beverage.
    For a full menu (including continental dishes) visit the Tastes restaurant.
    Following your meals why not have a drink in the Taste wine bar?

    The following morning, start the day the proper way:
    treat yourself to buffet morning meal at the Metropolitan before you disembark.
    Choose from a mouth-watering array including full
    English lunch, fresh pastries, cereal, fat free yogurt and fruit.

  14. Melody Marotta

    Campers Cove in Alpena is a great campground for kids..right on the Thunder Bay River. They have an indoor pool for rainy days. .a water trampoline on the river..putt putt golf..tri-wheeled bike rentals…paddle boat, pontoon and fishing boat rentals. Activities for the kids on holiday weekends and “train rides” for the kiddos. They have cabins to rent or campers to rent as well. Should be added to the list.

  15. You missed mentioning Triponds Campground. This is an absolute favorite of ours. Mini golf, paddle boarding, fishing ponds, jump pad, petting /walking goats …. It is awesome!

  16. Absolutely love Lake Leelanau RV Park – despite the name it takes all types from tents to motor homes- the campground is on the Leelanau peninsula and sits right on Lake Leelanau – tons of families, beautiful area – we grew up camping there and is a favorite to return to every year

  17. The discription for River Ridge Resort is actually River Ridge Campground in Breckenridge MI. This is a very kid friendly park.

  18. How about Logan hills campground in Hale Michigan! It’s family friendly on the water and in the woods! Beautiful sunsets and peaceful getaway where kids can ride bikes and play safely

  19. Port Crescent State Park, in Port Austin is one of our favorites! We go there every summer! You can get beautiful sites right on the beach and the sunset is incredible! Awesome place for kids and right down the road from Caseville.

  20. Melissa Marowelli

    It’s been YEARS since we’ve been to Stony Haven…we tent camped in the back 40 there back in the day.
    Our kids LOVE Mackinac Mill Creek just outside of Mackinac City…I’ve been going there since I was a kid. 🙂

  21. Just bought a pop up camper that we are excited about. Most of the state parks and Pioneer Park are already booked for Memorial Day weekend. Any suggestions on where we could try to get in that weekend? Thanks!!

  22. We LOVE Pioneer Park! We will be going back one last time before school starts. It is clean and has great areas for kids to play. Lake Michigan beaches can’t be beat and that is where we spend most of our time while camping at Pioneer park. It is very close to Michigan Adventure and that makes a great day trip. Highly recommend.

  23. We love Hill & Hollow Campground in Pentwater as well as Muskegon State Park. Hill & Hollow have two nice pools to choose from and nice shaded lots. Muskegon State Park is right on Lake Michigan and it feels like you have the whole beach to yourself!

  24. I don’t know how Young State Park didn’t make this list!! BEST campground ever!:) Especially great for families with little kids…have been camping there since I was born:) Ludington is a close second for us too.

  25. Julie Nietling

    I was excited by the title, but I think my style of camping might be different and so maybe this list doesn’t work for my family? When I see things like Jellystone and “well manicured grass,” I get turned off. I think generators, lawns and RVs. Not my idea of a pleasant camping experience. Are there walk-in sites at these places? For Sleeping Bear Dunes area, we’ve always liked DH Day, but haven’t made it out there in a few years. The whole family has also enjoyed camping on Beaver Island, but that takes some time and money to get to. While not on my list of very favorites, Diamond Lake campground has been a good stand-by when we want to be close to the North Country Trail. Btw, if you want a roof and showers, you can also stay at the North Country Trail Association’s historical schoolhouse for very cheap in White Cloud.

    1. Julie, there’s a little bit of everything included here. If you like a more natura experience, try one of the walkin sites at Platte River. I camped there awhile ago and it was fun, but be prepared to carry all your equipment in.

        1. I agr4 Julie I think of sleeping in a tent in the woods, no running water just “roughing it”. But we all have different opinions. We went to a camp ground in Manton that was really nice an peaceful. If in the UP the 2hearted river is great. We got lost getting to the sites since the GPS stopped working though.

  26. Stay away from Yankee Springs/Gun Lake this year. All beaches are closed, and the lake’s test results for E. Coli are twice as much as the shut-down levels.

  27. Sandy Pines is close enough for Dad to get to work. Kids can play at the water park, ropes course, tennis, basketball, gaga ball, dodge ball, mini golf, beach fun and rent a golf cart to get around the park as well as play a 18 holes of golf. THis is our first year there and are loving it.

  28. Sandy Pines is close enough for Dad to get to work. Kids can play at the water park, ropes course, tennis, basketball, gaga ball, dodge ball, mini golf, beach fun and rent a golf cart to get around the park as well as play a 18 holes of golf. THis is our first year there and are loving it.

  29. Sandy Pines is close enough for Dad to get to work. Kids can play at the water park, ropes course, tennis, basketball, gaga ball, dodge ball, mini golf, beach fun and rent a golf cart to get around the park as well as play a 18 holes of golf. THis is our first year there and are loving it.

  30. I love Pentwater. We prefer a smaller campground about 8 miles away called “whispering surf” . Not so hard to get into, shady, and there’s access to both Lake Mi and Bass lk.

    1. Yes, we go there every year. Tyler creek is great. Just got back this week actually! Very clean pool, super relaxed and our favorite spot in lot 7 or 8. We have 3 young kids and being right off the playground, sandbox, volleyball is awesome. Never very busy and always a lot of fun. The “petting zoo” is more like farm animals, but the kids always get a kick out of it. For sure recommend… it’s one of our favorites.

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