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Guide To Family-Friendly Campgrounds In Michigan

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Need a change of scenery? Plan a family camping trip. Pop the tent, roast s’mores and make memories for your kids with an over night or weekend trip in Michigan.

 

COVID-19 Notice: Please contact the individual establishments listed for the most up to date information regarding opening dates, capacity restrictions, booking information, and any other details pertaining to the 2020 season. 

 

SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN + METRO DETROIT

Waterloo State Recreation Area (Chelsea) 

Two general campgrounds, cabins + yurt rentals 

Family Amenities: Lower peninsula’s largest recreation area, nature trails, swimming beaches, and boat launch.

 

Camp Dearborn (Milford)

Tents, cabins, and RV hookups

Family Amenities: Private beach and swimming lake, heated swimming pool, arts + crafts activities, hiking, family games, movie nights, weekly talent shows, bike trail, zip line, mini-golf, playground, general store, and laundromat.

 

Holly Recreation Area (Holly)

Two campgrounds, cabins

Family Amenities: Boat launch and rentals, disc golf, sand beach, floating water park, playground, hiking and biking trails, and fishing.

 

Brighton Recreation Area (Howell)

Waterfront campgrounds, rustic cabin rentals, yurts, and RV hookups

Family Amenities: Boat rentals, disc golf course, fishing, hiking + biking trails, swimming, playground, and boat launch. 

 

Taylor’s Beach Campground (Howell)

Tent sites, RV hookups, camper + cabin rentals 

Family Amenities: Swimming, fishing lake, playground, basketball + volleyball court, lawn games, golf carts + paddle/row boats + kayak rentals, putt-putt golf, arcade game room, outdoor movies, kids frog and turtle pond, nature trails, sandy swimming beach, and convenience store. 

 

Greenwood Acres Family Campground (Jackson)

RV hookups, campsites

Family Amenities: General store, swimming pool, sand beach, recreation center and game room, jumping pillow, mini-golf, playground, lawn games, basketball court, and fishing pier.

 

Addison Oaks County Park Campgrounds (Leonard)

Cabins, yurts, and group use camping available

Family Amenities: Playground, paved walking + biking trail, boat + bike rentals, disc golf course, swimming.

 

Hass Lake Park RV Campground (Lyon Township)

RV hookups, waterfront sites available

Family Amenities: General store + laundry facilities, four swimming beaches, two-hole golf course, pool table + arcade games, playground, fishing, basketball + volleyball courts, scheduled kids crafts + games, free wi-fi. 

 

Lakeport State Park (Port Huron)

Rustic or mini-cabin camping, blacktop pads, and pull-thru sites available 

Family Amenities: Playground, hiking trails, swimming beach.

 

Detroit Greenfield RV Park (Ypsilanti)

Cabin and trailer rentals or bring your own RV 

Family Amenities: Lakeside waterslide, playground, swimming beach, paddle boats, mini-golf, bike rentals, lawn games, and fishing. 


EASTERN MICHIGAN

Camper’s Haven Family Campground (Bad Axe)

Cabin and group use sites available

Family Amenities: Heated indoor pool, private lake, canoe/kayak/paddle boat rentals, hiking trails, camp store, laundry, playground, miniature golf/disc golf, basketball/volleyball court.  

 

North Point Huron Jellystone Park (Carsonville)

RV hookups, rustic campsites, and cabins 

Family Amenities: Swimming pool, private lake, fishing, pedal carts and track, jumping pillow, gem mining station, boat rentals, miniature golf, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, playgrounds, nature trail, arcade game room, general store, and pizza cafe. 

 

Fort Trodd Family Campground Resort, Inc. (Clyde Twp.)

RV hookups, group camping, cabins

Family Amenities: Recreation hall, group fire pit, WIFI, laundry, fishing, biking, volleyball, tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, darts, playground, hiking trails. 

 

Big Bend Family Campground (Standish)

RV hook up, rustic camping, group camping, grassy campsites

Family Amenities: River trips, heated pool, basketball court, beach volleyball, 2 playgrounds, Recreation room with kitchen, camp store, game room, laundry, sandy beach, children’s games & activities, wagon rides, weekend entertainment, and events. 

 

Krystal Lake Campground (Vassar)

RV hookups, rustic camping area, and cabins

Family Amenities: Private lake & beach, heated pools, recreation hall, camp store, playgrounds, game room, miniature golf, basketball court, horseshoe pit, fishing, boat rentals, weekend entertainment. 


CENTRAL MICHIGAN

Bay City State Park (Bay City)

Group use camping, pop up tents, and RV hookups

Family Amenities: Splash pad, wooden play structure, swimming beach, fishing pier, and miles of paved trails on Lake Huron.

 

Walnut Hills Family Campground (Durand)

RV sites, tent sites, cabins, beachfront sites, and seasonal sites

Family Amenities: Canoe + kayak rentals, fishing, groceries, wagon rides, basketball + volleyball court, playgrounds, lawn games, arcade room, river tubing, paddle boats + bike rentals. 

 

Frankenmuth Jellystone Park Camp Resort (Frankenmuth)

RV hook ups, cottages, cabins, and vintage trailers

Family Amenities: Playground, swimming pool, volleyball + basketball court, mini golf, fire pits, game room, recreational hall. 

 

Hidden Hill Family Campground (Harrison)

RV hook ups, rustic campsites, on site trailer rentals

Family Amenities: Outdoor lawn games, playground, basketball + volleyball court, walking trails, golf, community campfires, local lake with public access. 

 

Lake George Family Campground (Harrison)

Wooded campsites, cabin and trailer rentals, RV hook ups

Family Amenities: Volleyball court, lawn games, recreation room, playground, heated swimming pool, general store. 

 

River Ridge Family Campground (Breckenridge)

RV hook ups, cabin rentals

Family Amenities: Playground, heated pool, swimming beach, fishing, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, kayak rentals, camp store, cafe. 

 

Leisure Lake Family Campground (Sumner)

Modern campsites, cabins

Family Amenities: Sandy beach + swimming, putt putt golf, lawn games, paddle boat + kayak rentals, basketball, jumping pillow, fishing, playground, waterpark, boat rental, water slide. 


WESTERN MICHIGAN

Oak Knoll Family Campground (Holton)

RV Hook ups, Cabin & Trailer rentals, rustic campsites

Family Amenities: Hiking, lawn games, Volleyball court, biking, swimming, fishing, playground.

 

Kibby Creek Campground (Ludington) 

Tent, trailer, RV & motorhome sites

Family Amenities: General store, heated swimming pool, game/arcade room, fishing ponds, playground, kiddy train, outdoor games & activities. 

 

Silver Lake State Park (Mears)

Modern campground

Family Amenities: Lighthouse, playground, hiking trails, fishing, sandy beach & beach house

 

Dunes Harbor Family Camp (Silver Lake)

Hook up sites, waterfront sites, rental RV & cabins, group camping sites

Family Amenities: Camp store, ice cream shop, heated pool, splash pad & waterslide, playground, hammock village, kayak rentals, family activities, basketball & volleyball court, sandbox. 


NORTHERN MICHIGAN

Harrisville State Park (Harrisville)

Cabin rentals, rustic campground, RV hookups

Family Amenities: Hiking, playground, sandy beach, boat launch. 

 

Ludington State Park (Ludington)

Cabin rentals, RV hook ups, tent sites

Family Amenities: Lighthouse, sandy beach, hiking & biking trails, playground, fishing, boat rentals, beach house.

 

Oscoda/Tawas KOA Campground (Oscoda)

RV hookups, tent sites

Family Amenities: Pool, bike rentals, gem mining, jump shot, jumping pillow. 

 

Petoskey KOA Campground (Petoskey)

RV sites, log camping cabins, camping cottages, lodges and studios

Family Amenities: Pool, crafts, cafe, volleyball, scavenger hunts, lawn games, playground.

 

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ABOUT ASHLEY HUBBARD-PORTER

Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.

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