Camping is a great way to experience nature and wildlife as well as creating lasting memories with your family. There are many types of campgrounds; some are very rugged with no electricity while others have electricity, full showers, restrooms, and a store on site. Here are some of the Michigan campgrounds that will help plan the perfect camping trip.
Ludington State Park
The Ludington State Park is located in Ludington, Michigan and has three different campgrounds the Pines, Cedar and Beechwood which has a total of 344 campsites. The area is surrounded by wildlife and nature with sand dunes, beautiful shorelines, forests and marshlands. All three campsites have electricity as well as both shower and bathroom facilities.
Hartwick Pines State Park Campground
The Hartwick Pines State Park Campground is located near Grayling, Michigan. The Hartwick Pines campground is located in the largest state park in the Lower Peninsula with an area around 9,672 acres. The area features the Old Growth Pines and full of scenic beauty. Hartwick Pines has a logging museum as well which is interesting look at the past. The campgrounds have electric hookups, picnic areas, and large modern restroom plus a visitor center where you can find local areas to visit while you stay at the site.
D.H. Day Campground
The D.H. Day Campground is the Sleeping Bears Dunes National Lakeshore Campground which is located near Empire, Michigan. The campground has 88 private sites which has easy access to the Lake Michigan’s beach. The campground is considered to be more of a rugged experience with vault toilets and water spigots. The campground does not have reservations but is on a first come and first serve basis.
The Leelanau Pines Campground is located in Cedar, Michigan. The campground has a swimming beach with 181 modern campsites with restrooms and showers. There are a lot of activities to explore such as nature trails, playground, game room and boating with a boat launch site. The Leelanau Pines also has wireless internet access available, laundry, a store and a dumping station.
Holiday Park Campground
The Holiday Park Campgrounds is located in Traverse City, Michigan. The campground has 217 sites with electrical hookups, water hookups, flushing toilets, and shower areas. There is also a store on site and laundry area. The campground is surrounded by the Silver Lake private beach which will provide fun for the entire family. There is a swimming area and a playground for kids.