RV Campgrounds in East Tawas, Michigan

RV Campgrounds in East Tawas, Michigan
East Tawas is located approximately three hours from Detroit and is nestled along Tawas Bay overlooking Lake Huron. Due in part to its winds and protected waters, Tawas Bay has long been considered one of the finest sailing areas in the country and the man-made limestone reef has attributed to the Bay's fishing industry and area tourism. The area is home to Huron National Forest and a historic downtown district boasting local restaurants, boutiques and antique shops. Annual festivals, fishing, hiking, boating and other water sports bring visitors to the area year round. When traveling to East Tawas there are a number of RV parks and campgrounds in the area from which to choose.

East Tawas City Park

Located adjacent to downtown and east of East Tawas Harbor of Refuge, East Tawas City Park is located along the shores of Tawas Bay and is a city managed park. It features 174 sites with 30-amp full hookups and can accommodate RVs up to 37 feet. Open all year, it features cable TV, bathhouses with showers, a playground, 1600 foot swimming beach, a paved bicycle and pedestrian trail, a fishing pier and access to the State boat launch. Swimming, fishing, boating, biking, walking and wildlife viewing are popular activities.

East Tawas City Park
407 West Bay Street
East Tawas, Michigan 48730

Tawas Point State Park

Tawas Point State Park is located 2.5 miles southeast of East Tawas and features 183 acres along Tawas Bay. Often referred to as the "Cape Cod of the Midwest," the onsite campground has 193 sites with electricity and features modern restrooms, a playground and dump station. Swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and visiting Tawas Point Lighthouse, the Victorian-era style lighthouse on the Great Lakes are popular activities for visitors.

Tawas Point State Park
686 Tawas Beach Road
East Tawas, MI 48730
(989) 362-5041

East Branch River RV Park

Located approximately 10 minutes from East Tawas, East Branch River RV Park is located on over 48 acres along the East Branch of the Au Gres River. There are 125 sites, 35 of which have 20-, 30- or 50-amp full hookups. Open from May 1 to October 31, the park features restrooms with showers, laundry facilities, a recreation room, basketball and shuffleboard courts, swimming pool and playground. Popular activities for visitors include fishing, swimming, boating and wildlife viewing.

East Branch River RV Park
4793 M-55
Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-8000

Article Written By A.C. Bauer

A.C. Bauer is a seasoned adventurist with explorations spanning four continents, including hiking Machu Picchu, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, running the Ice Age Trail and road biking out of her front door. She has written marketing materials for eight years and worked for Red Bull, Disney and Dick's Sporting Goods, and received a master's in recreation and sport science from Ohio University.

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