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10 of the Best Campgrounds in Northern Michigan

Get your tent and marshmallows ready!
There is much beauty in Michigan, United States with scenic lakes, sandy shores and dense forests. Hence, Northern Michigan boasts of many epic camping spots.
Your soul would be nourished here! This huge park gives mystic upper and lower fall views, hike trails, modern and rustic camp settings, gift shops, fishing, boating and lazing around.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Based in beloved Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, this very hit site boasts of calming swims, canoes, fishing, biking and hiking.
D.H. Day Campground
There is also the scenic Dune Climb and close proximity to Glen Haven, the historic village that also has dainty inns.
Wedged between Green and Duck lake, there are plenty of options for swimming, fishing, sun-bathing and boating here. The very musical, National Music Camp is also nearby.
Interlochen State Park
Munising Tourist Park Campground
Comfort-friendly camp sites with many facilities such as electricity, restrooms, dog-friendly and hypnotic scenic bliss of pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Built in 1920, with a more urban camp feel, it offers sandy beaches, close by iconic trails, rentals, eateries and picturesque scenes. Nearby are the bustling streets of Traverse City.
Traverse City State Park
Another one from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Year-round availability, water-based adventures, trails, RVs and well-managed campground facilities are some features here.
Platte River Campground
Ensconced in woods, it is a treasure trove with bustling surroundings, backpacking adventures, kayak rides, relaxing swims and eateries. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is close by.
North Higgins Lake State Park
Another favorite from Traverse City, it is basically famous for the resort that offers cabin, RVs, tent rentals and well-managed trails. The ridge lake has eye-warming views.
Timber Ridge Campground
Plenty of space for sun soaking across the sandy beaches of Hodenpyl Dam Pond, quality RVs and scenic views all around are some things that entice campers here.
Northern Exposure
Apart from the lake-based attractions and cozy vibes of the campground, the beautiful site also offers horse camping, so you can ride your horse and allow it plenty of rest as well!
Turtle Lake Campground
A small but charming and facility rich campground with ample greenery and lake views. The mesmerizing Lake Michigan shores are close by.
Betsie River Campsite

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