Best Tent Camping Michigan  by Matt Forster

Best Tent Camping: Michigan Guide Book

by Matt Forster (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping Michigan  by Matt Forster
Best Tent Camping: Michigan is for those who want to experience the beauty of Michigan in quiet and solitude. Author Matt Forster carefully selected all 50 campgrounds to offer readers the most promise for a unique outdoor experience. With a five-star rating system for qualities like privacy, security, noise, beauty, and cleanliness and detailed maps leading directly to the campsites, Best Tent Camping: Michigan is the perfect tool for a weekend getaway.

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Almost any day, you can park at the nearby visitor center, walk down to the river, and watch people out for a stroll by the water or sitting in the shade by the banks, with fishing poles in hand. T ...
Traverse City, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Visitors come by the boatload for the island’s beach and exceptional picnic area. Others anchor their crafts a little ways out from the swimming area, lay out blankets on sunny decks, and do a fine im ...
Traverse City, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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A fine stop for overnight paddlers on the Manistee, as well as campers who just enjoy setting up camp near a nice stretch of river. The campground is located on the Manistree River at MI 37, south of ...
Manton, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The sandy beach attracts more sunbathers and rock hunters than it does swimmers; though, if you can take the temperature, this is a great place for a swim. Bay View has 25 sites. The layout is simp ...
Brimley, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The terrain throughout the park is hilly and wooded, and the ground behind many sites falls away into a forest of pines and maples. Bewabic State Park is 4 miles west of Crystal Falls, right off US ...
Crystal Falls, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This area is known for its dunes and swales, and lakeside sites access the beach by way of trails that lead out to the shore through low bushes and dune grass.
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Campers looking for a little recreation can use the North Country Trail as an out-and-back that will take them by all the significant falls on the Black River.
Bessemer, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
There appears to always be some controversy circling the Bond Falls Flowage north of Watersmeet. The lake and most of the land around it belong to the Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). Power comp ...
Watersmeet, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Brevoort Lake is known for its fishing and is considered by many to be one of the state’s finest fishing lakes.
Saint Ignace, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Access to the South Branch of the Au Sable River makes this campground attractive to paddlers and anglers alike. Every year during the last full weekend in July, close to 100 canoes take to the Au Sab ...
Grayling, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Rather than distracting from the scenery, the cabins give the place the feel of an old North Woods hunting and fishing camp.
Iron Mountain, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Even if your plans don’t include a canoe, kayak, or inner tube, a quiet spot along the Manistee River shouldn’t be overlooked.
Grayling, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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This close to the Keweenaw Peninsula, you’ve officially entered into the Upper Peninsula’s Copper Country. The history of copper runs deep in this part of the world. The first explorers came here ...
Greenland, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The park is truly one of the region’s treasures; yet, if it weren’t for the small brown signs on US 31, you would miss it altogether.
Charlevoix, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The big territorial surveys of years ago sought to impose some order upon Michigan’s wild landscape. In most cases, county and township boundaries line up true—north and south, east and west. County r ...
Mancelona, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The wetlands at Haymarsh Lake are excellent for hunting and fishing and are especially nice for bird-watching.
Big Rapids, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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You will find four campgrounds in this book from the western Upper Peninsula’s Gogebic County—that is twice what any other county can boast. Henry Lake is probably the most humble of the bunch. Black ...
Marenisco, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The Manistee National Forest maintains a handful of campgrounds between the towns of Baldwin and White Cloud, all close to M 37. The Pere Marquette River and several of its tributaries run through thi ...
Baldwin, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Just beyond the reach of the suburbs, Holly Rec offers many Michiganders the feel of Up North without the drive. Located in northern Oakland County, the Holly Recreation Area is nearly 8,000 acres of ...
Holly, MI - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
About 14 miles northeast of Grayling, Jones Lake offers excellent camping close to the Au Sable River. The campground’s 42 sites are organized into six loops. The campground sits on the southeaste ...
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