Camping in Michigan: 4 Campgrounds With Awesome Outdoor Recreation

Michigan is a wonderland for those who enjoy being on, in, or near the water. Located on 4 of the Great Lakes, this beautiful state boasts amazing scenery, over 3,000 miles of coastline, awesome sea caves, 11,000 inland lakes, hidden waterfalls, and some pretty impressive mountains. With more than 100 state parks, an extensive state forest system, and thousands of miles of trails, camping in Michigan is definitely an adventure.

Next time you’re planning a camping trip to this lovely action-packed state, check out these great campgrounds that offer amazing outdoor recreation and a family-friendly atmosphere.

1. Brown’s Landing RV Park, Tawas City

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Located on the Lake Huron shoreline, Brown’s Landing RV Park is a family-oriented campground with 80 beautiful campsites nestled in a wooded setting. Campers can enjoy three beach areas for water sports and swimming, and the 180 foot pier is perfect for catching a sunrise or sunset. In the summer months, get together with your fellow campers for a potluck and a bonfire.

Nearby attractions include Lumberman’s Monument in the Huron-Manistee National Forest, enchanting Largo Springs, and the Corsair Ski Trails.

Learn more about Brown’s Landing RV Park on Camp Native or book now and start planning your adventure!

2. Sturgeon Valley Campground, Wolverine

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Immerse yourself in the great outdoors in one of Sturgeon Valley’s big, tree-lined campsites. If you love a quiet campground, a friendly atmosphere, clean restrooms, and amazing trout fishing, this could be your ideal park.

Sturgeon Valley Campground has 85 acres on the Sturgeon River so all water activites are just a short walk away. The park offers spacious RV sites, rustic tent camping, and cabins.

Nearby attractions include the Northern Michigan Bike and Snowmobile Trail, tubing, kayaking, and canoeing on the Sturgeon River, numerous golf courses, Holland State Park, and the Henry Ford Estate.

Learn more about Sturgeon Valley Campground on Camp Native or book your stay today!

3. Luzerne Express Campground & RV, Luzerne

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If you’re looking for an adventure, you will find it at Luzerne Express! This campground features canoeing, ATVs, kayaks, tubing and direct access to some awesome off road trails. There is also lots of state land and trails close by for hunting, hiking, and fishing.

Cabins, large RV sites, and primitive tent sites are available at the campground. Nearby attractions include the Au Sable River, the Luzerne Boardwalk, Federal ORV Trails, Coopersville Old West Town, and the Au Sable Valley Railroad.

Learn more about Luzerne Express Campground & RV or reserve your campsite today!

4. Leisure Time Campground, Irons

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Leisure Time Campground is nestled in the heart of Michigan’s Manistee National Forest, an amazing place with endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. This clean, quiet campground has a family atmosphere and offers all kinds of great activities.

Leisure Time is a 6 1/2 acre park with 250 feet of waterfront on springfed Seaman Lake where campers can fish, boat, and swim. The park has 90 campsites and all of the large, grassy sites have a fire ring and picnic table.

Nearby attractions include an ORV trail system, canoeing on the Pine River, trout fishing on the Little Manistee River, salmon fishing on the Pere Marquette River, and you can discover oodles of great hiking and mountain biking trails in the Manistee National Forest.

Learn more about Leisure Time Campground on Camp Native or book your campsite today!

Tony Cain title: Author