Campgrounds Near Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Campgrounds Near Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Mt. Pleasant, in the lower peninsula of Michigan on the Chippewa River, is home to the Soaring Eagle Casino, Central Michigan University and parks offering hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, sledding and more. Whether your visit is during the warm summer months or the snowy winters, Mt. Pleasant has something to offer.

Coldwater Lake Family Park

The campground at the 28-acre Coldwater Lake Family Park has 95 campsites with water hookups, an RV dump station, five rental cabins, restrooms and showers. Coldwater lake is located at the edge of the camp and a boat ramp is free for guests. The sandy beach has volleyball nets and horseshoe pits and is perfect for swimming or fishing. Visitors will enjoy picnicking at two covered pavilion areas, and children can play on the Old West-themed playground. The park is open from May to mid-October.

Coldwater Lake Family Park
1703 N Littlefield Rd.
Weidman, MI 48893
(989) 772-0911
isabellacounty.org/parks/clfp.html

Gammy Woods Campground

Gammy Woods Campground, open from May to October, is located in a wooded area and offers 83 campsites, from the rustic to those with water and electric hookups. Amenities include restrooms and showers, an RV dump station, a basketball court, volleyball nets, horseshoe pits, fire pits and picnic tables. Activities include swimming in the campground pond with a sandy beach and hiking on walking trails just outside of the park. Pets are welcome, but they must be leashed at all times and are not permitted inside any buildings or the beach area.

Gammy Woods Campground
1855 Coldwater Rd.
Weidman, MI 48893
(989) 506-8005
gammywoodscampground.com/

Herrick Recreation Area

Herrick Recreation Area is a 113-acre park with 73 campsites featuring water and electric hookups. This campground is open from approximately May to mid-October as of January 2010. Campground facilities include cabin rentals, restrooms, showers, a dump station and a boat launch. Other amenities are three fishing ponds, a railroad-theme playground, volleyball nets, horseshoe pits, beach area and two covered picnic areas. Hiking and biking is available at the 30-mile long Pere Marquette Rail-Trail only three miles from the campground.

Herrick Recreation Area
6320 E Herrick Rd.
Clare, MI 48617
(989) 772-0911
isabellacounty.org/parks/hra.html

Article Written By Kittie McCoy

Kittie McCoy has been a freelance writer since 2008. She is also a part-time personal trainer and licensed entertainer in Las Vegas. She enjoys sharing her love of physical fitness and experience in the entertainment industry via her writing.

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