West Michigan Area
Camping, Campgrounds & RV Parks

Let's go camping! Enjoy nature's beauty by sleeping under the stars at clean campgrounds, forests, or parks in the West Michigan area. Wonderful camping can be found in Ludington, Manistee, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Pentwater, Scottville and other scenic sites nearby. Whether you pitch a tent at one of the area's state parks, or "rough it" in your big rig RV, you'll find swimming pools, convenience stores, playgrounds, fish freezers, laundry rooms and games at most campsites. Camping is a relaxing and affordable vacation, and the scenic natural resources of the West Michigan area provide the perfect backdrop for your outdoor fun. From rustic camping to fully modern sites, most campgrounds and RV parks fill up fast during the summer, so it's best to call ahead for availability.


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Vacation Station RV Resort
Bear Track Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
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Buttersville Campground
991 S Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2114
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Cartier Park Campground
Camper Rentals from Vacation Station
4895 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
We bring the vacation to your location! Rent a camper from Vacation Station, and we'll deliver and set it up for you at most campgrounds in the Ludington area. We do the work so you can enjoy a leisurely vacation experience. Go camping and make wonderful memories!
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Poncho's Pond
Cartier Park Campground
1254 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1522
Located just minutes from the carferry, city beach, Ludington State Park and many activities. Featuring Lincoln Lake boating access, paved walking/bike path, playground, and showers. Water, electric and sewer hook ups. Pets welcome. Rent by day, week, or month. Open May 1-Oct. 15.
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Scottville Riverside Park
Charles Mears State Park
(231) 869-2051
Charles Mears State Park offers 175 paved campsite lots and a nice sandy beach along Lake Michigan, adjacent to the North Pierhead Light. There is a one mile interpretive trail for hiking, and a sand dune called Old Baldy that provides a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. Visitors can enjoy a playground, picnic shelter, great fishing, and even a metal detecting area. The park also has an accessible walkway by the concession stand, making it easier for people in wheelchairs or those with strollers and coolers on wheels.
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Lakeview Campsite
Coho Bend Campground
5025 River Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-7321
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Crystal Lake Campground
1884 W. Hansen Rd., Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-4510
Forested, family campground on beautiful Crystal Lake. Sand walk-out beach, playground, boat rentals, mini golf, fishing, recreation hall. Full service store and snack bar. 160 sites. Group rates, showers, restrooms, laundry room, lighted, paved roads, LP refills. Open May 1-October 15. Seasonal sites available. Just four miles from end of the US 10-31 expressway.
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Holdens Home Emporium Camping
Dorner Lake Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
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Vacation Station Camper Rentals Ludington
Driftwood Valley Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
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Ertie's Forest Trail EZ Mart
9331 N US 31, Freesoil, MI 49411, 231 464-5000
We're on your way! Before you head out camping, stop into Ertie's Forest Trail. They carry LP gas, groceries, camping supplies...and even have showers! Ertie's also has a drive-thru window so you can pick up groceries, soft-serve ice cream, homemade pizza and subs. Don't forget pop, beer, wine and liquor.
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Farmview Resort
6700 N. US-31, Freesoil, MI 49411, (231) 757-9447
Healy Lake State Forest Campground
Healy Lake Road, Copemish, MI 49625, (231) 922-5280
Hemlock Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Henry's Landing Campground & Canoe Rentals
701 S. Scottville Rd., Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-0101
Peaceful campsites on the Pere Marquette River with kayak, canoe, tube, SUP board rentals and shuttle service on-site. Water and electric hookup, pet friendly, beach volleyball, basketball, Wi-Fi, general store, flush toilets and shower room. Seasonal salmon fishing. Friendly service in a family atmosphere, just 9 miles east of Ludington!
Hideaway Campground Resort
9671 W. Silver Lake Rd., Silver Lake, MI 49436, (231) 873-4428
Hill & Hollow Campground
8915 N. Bus US-31, Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5811
Holden's Home Emporium, Inc.
119 S. Main St., Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-8733
With over 55,000 square feet and six buildings of furniture, Roy and Linda Holden welcome you to their showrooms in downtown Scottville. Enjoy shopping for new custom and log furniture, gently used name brand furniture, mattress sets, accessories, and more at very affordable prices. New arrivals daily! Serving customers over 22 years.
Insta Launch Campground & Marina
20 Park Ave., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-3901, 866-452-8642
John Gurney Park
300 N. Griswold St., Hart, MI 49420, (231) 873-4959
Located in the northeast section of Hart, John Gurney Park is where the Hart-Montague Trail begins. Offering many activities such as hiking, tennis, baseball, basketball, biking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Campgrounds feature picnic areas, boat launch, bath house and 50 amp hook ups.
Kampvilla RV Park
16632 Pleasanton Hwy, Bear Lake, MI 49614, (231) 864-3757
Kibby Creek Campground
4900 W. Deren Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3995
Family camping between Ludington and Pentwater. Our large, grassy full hook-up or water & electric sites are perfect for RVs to tents. Rental trailers also available. Our facilities include: campstore, heated swimming pool, fishing ponds, playground, arcade, mini golf, basketball, volleyball, fish cleaning station, propane refill, dump station, and more.
Lake Michigan Camp and Retreat Center
5807 N. Ridge Rd., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5317
Lake Michigan Recreation Area Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Lakeview Campsite
6181 Peterson Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3702
On beautiful Upper Hamlin Lake ten miles north of Ludington. 110 large sites with tables, firepits, bathhouses, electric and water hook-ups, dump station, swimming pool, convenience store, group camping area, walking paths, three playgrounds, rowboat, canoe, and kayak rental plus boat docking, excellent fishing and plenty of wildlife. April 15-October 15.
Laman's Landing
6100 N. Beaune Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8386
We offer you a peaceful family atmosphere on Upper Hamlin Lake. Lots are large, shaded and have full hook-ups. In-park activities and facilities include a heated indoor-outdoor pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, basketball, playground, store, laundry, paved boat launch, docks, clean restrooms and paved country roads for walking and biking.
Mason County Campground, Disc Golf & Picnic Area
5906 W. Chauvez Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7609
Camp amongst tall trees at this secluded, wooded campground. Minutes to Lake Michigan. 60 sites: full-hookup, tent sites, and four cabins. Dump-station, fire-pits, grills, and free Wi-fi. Centrally located bathhouse with showers. A path connects campground to Mason County Park which includes a rental pavilion and a nationally known three-course disc-golf park.
Matsons Big Manistee River Campground
2680 Bialik Rd. , Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-5705
Misty Pines Campground
8311 W. Washington Rd., Branch, MI 49402, (231) 898-3400
Orchard Beach State Park
2064 Lake Shore Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-7422
Peterson Bridge Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Pine Lake Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Pine River Paddlesports Center
9590 S. Grandview Hwy, Wellston, MI 49689, (231) 862-3471
Poncho's Pond R.V. Park
5335 W. Wallace Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6655
April 1-October 31. 273 sites (50x70), full hook-ups. Rental cabins (sleep 6-8), three heated swimming pools (one indoor), two spas. Showers and restrooms, laundry, free Wi-Fi, recreation hall, playground, paved roads, golf cart rentals, shuffleboard, fishing for children. LP gas. Planned activities. On Pere Marquette Highway one block south of US-10.
Ravine Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
River Farm Campground
5480 N. Wayne Rd., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231 869-8127
Sand Lake Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Sandy Shores Campground & Resort
8595 W. Silver Lake Rd., Silver Lake, MI 49436, (231) 873-3003
Scottville Riverside Park
c/o City of Scottville, 105 N. Main St. (mailing), Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-2429
Located on the scenic Pere Marquette River. Handicap site, paved roadways, fishing piers, paved walkways, rustic trail, heated pool, handicap accessible bath house, laundry facilities, playground, and other amenities. We offer 52 modern and 10 primitive campsites.
Seaton Creek Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Silver Hills Campground
7594 W. Hazel Rd., Silver Lake, MI 49436, (231) 873-3976
Silver Lake Resort & Campground
1786 N. 34th Ave., Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-7199
Silver Lake State Park
9679 W. State Park Rd., (Silver Lake), Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-3083
This 3,000 acre park is situated between Silver Lake and Lake Michigan, with Mears being the closest city. Over 2,000 acres of the park are sand dunes and the rest is mature forest land. Within the park you'll find hiking trails, an ORV area, fishing, swimming, boat launch, lighthouse and campground.
Stony Haven Campground & Cabins
8079 W. Stony Lake Rd., New Era, MI 49446, (231) 861-5201
Timber Surf Camping Resort
6575 Dewey Rd., Fountain, MI 49410, (231) 462-3468
Timberlake Resort & RV Club
4370 N. Ridge Rd., Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-3285
Udell Rollways Campground
in the Manistee National Forest, 412 Red Apple Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2211
Vacation Station RV Resort
4895 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
Recently expanded! 60 new big rig sites with 22x70 concrete pads. Pull-thru. 216 full hook-ups with all utilities including cable TV, Wi-Fi, 50 amp service. Heated pool, spa, laundry, store, propane, clubhouse, game room, fishing pond. Clean restrooms. Cabins, cottages for rent. Playground, pet run, bicycle rentals, new outdoor game park!
West Michigan Camping
Discover why West Michigan offers some of the best camping in the state! This online camping guide connects you to campgrounds and RV parks throughout West Michigan, including campsites in Ludington, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Pentwater, Manistee, Hamlin Lake, and other favorite vacation destinations. Also featuring camper rentals, accessories, and more.
Whiskey Creek Campground
5080 Sippy Rd., Custer, MI 49405, (231) 898-2030
Whiskey Creek Property
6591 Long Valley Rd., Custer, MI 49405, (231) 898-3921
Whispering Surf Campground at Bass Lake
7070 S. Lakeshore Dr., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5050
Enjoy a great camping experience at this forested campground nestled between Bass Lake and Lake Michigan. With a private beach, dog park, mini golf, and canoe/kayak rentals, this cozy camp has something for everyone. Full-hook up, 20/30/50 amp service, cable and wi-fi. Cottages and a rustic cabin also available for rent.

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Discover more West Michigan camping, campgrounds, parks, and RV park information...


Ludington State Park Camping -- Well-known as Michigan's "Queen" of state parks, make your reservations early since campsites at the Ludington State Park fill quickly.
Camping in Manistee, Michigan -- Enjoy camping along the Manistee River in the heart of the Manistee National Forest, and explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk.
Campgrounds and RV Parks in Ludington, Michigan -- A favorite vacation spot, Ludington on Lake Michigan has wonderful campgrounds and luxury RV Parks complete with swimming pools and more!
Hamlin Lake Camping -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and camping! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes Campgrounds and RV Parks -- Camping by the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Pentwater, Michigan Camping -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Several campgrounds and RV Parks are closeby, and don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park on the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Camping in Scottville, Michigan -- Campgrounds include the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Camping on the Pere Marquette River near Scottville, Michigan -- Campgrounds include the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.

And be sure to check out WestMichiganCamping.com for our largest list of West Michigan Campgrounds.

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