Campgrounds in Sterling, Michigan

Campgrounds in Sterling, Michigan
Sterling, Michigan, is located near Saginaw Bay, in the upper northwest pocket of Michigan. In addition to the nearby forests, the James C. Nelson Park, which has 36 acres of hiking terrain, is in Sterling. Campers in the Sterling area or travelers passing through should not have trouble finding tent sites and campgrounds.

River View Campground

River View Campground is located on the Rifle River, which runs through Sterling. This campground caters to the water-sports enthusiasts and offers canoe rentals, float trips, canoe excursions, and also has tent sites for those who wish to stay in the area. The campground covers 120 acres and has several sites with river views. The campground can accommodate RVs, too, and has full hookups for electric, water and sewer. If you feel like getting away from the campground, feel free to rent a kayak for the day and explore all that the Rifle River has to offer.

River View Campground
5755 N. Townline Road
Sterling, MI 48659
(989) 654-2447
www.riverviewcampground.com/

White's Canoe Livery

White's Canoe Livery, situated on the Rifle River, is a full-service canoe rental facility with a large campground. The facility can accommodate campers of all levels--from RVers (with full hookups), to those trailing pop-ups, to those who like to rough it on the tent pads, and even to those who prefer the creature comfort of four walls and baseboard heat of cabins. The campground offers some sites with river views, but even if you can't secure one, there are ample hiking trails both on the river and into forested areas.

White's Canoe Livery
400 Old M-70
Sterling, MI 48659
(989) 654-2654
www.whitescanoe.com/

Russell's Canoe Livery and Crystal Creek Campground

Russell's Canoe Livery and Campground is located on the Rifle River, though just a bit down the road in Omer, Michigan. This site offers modern conveniences including coin-operated laundry, electricity hookups, a dumping station for RVs, a playground for the kids and a small snack shop. Campers are encouraged to rent a canoe or kayak or take an excursion with a guided group down the Rifle River. Ample hiking trails are available in and around Crystal Creek.

Russell's Canoe Livery and Crystal Creek Campground
146 Carrington St.
Omer, MI 48749
(989) 653-2644
www.russellcanoe.com/

Article Written By Duncan Jenkins

Based in Eugene, Ore., Duncan Jenkins has been writing finance-related articles since 2008. His specialties include personal finance advice, mortgage/equity loans and credit management. Jenkins obtained his bachelor's degree in English from Clark University.

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