Top Places to Camp Out in Metro DetroitGet out of the house and into a tent for the weekend! Pack up the tent, some extra clothes and makings for s'mores and enjoy a night with the family... Top Places to Camp Out in Metro Detroit skip to Main Content

Top Places to Camp Out in Metro Detroit

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Get out of the house and into a tent for the weekend! Pack up the tent, some extra clothes and makings for s’mores and enjoy a night with the family and a few new friends.

 

BACKYARD CAMPOUT

Saturday, August 11 / 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm

@ Leslie Science & Nature Center, Ann Arbor

Pitch your tent with our resident raptors and critters! Participate in nature-based programs, hikes, campfires, and much more at our seventh annual campout event. After you set up your tent, enjoy a bring-your-own picnic dinner (not included) at your leisure then enjoy and games and activities for the whole family. Don’t forget to make a s’more!

 

GREAT AMERICAN CAMP OUT

Saturday, August 11 / 4:00 pm – Sunday, August 12 / 4:00 pm

@ Hines Drive, Westland

Get ready to camp out and enjoy activities like nature hikes, scavenger hunt, storytelling, campfire and much more!

 

MAYBURY FAMILY CAMP OUT

Saturday August 18 / 12:00 pm – Sunday August 19 / 12:00 pm

@ Maybury State Park, Northville

Grab the family and enjoy a 24 hour camping trip at Maybury Sate Park. Enjoy fun activities such as a nature hike, fishing contest, crafts, campfire, s’mores and more!  Each vehicle entering the park must have a Recreaiton Passport. A family consists of four people with up to two small tents or one medium size tent. Tents are available for rent; call the front desk for more information.

 

OVERNIGHT FAMILY CAMP OUT

Saturday, August 18 / 7:00 pm – Sunday, August 19 / 9:00 am

@ Outdoor Adventure Center, Detroit

Join us for the second annual campout at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Learn how to pitch a tent and roast marshmallows. S’more snacks, bottled water and a pancake breakfast will be provided for every registered guest. Each site can hold up to two tents and six total guests. Need a tent? No problem! Loaner tents are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Request loaner equipment at the time of your reservation.

 

Camp when you can! Here are some local campsites to check out when you plan your own evening under the stars.

 

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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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