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Dragon Adventures Base Camp

9 sites · RVs, Tents23 acres · White Cloud, MI
Dragon Adventures Base Camp is 23 acres of adventurous fun in the heart of a great adventure area! Mountain biking and hiking on the 43 mile Dragon Trail, paddling on Hardy Pond or the Muskegon River, boating, and the most popular beach are all just minutes away. At the Base Camp you’ll find a cabin for rent, campsites, an amazing beer garden with firepits, yard games, and tons of woods and trails to explore year round! Mark and Amy love hosting folks for their adventures! Come as strangers but leave as friends!
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Oak Ridge Farm

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents80 acres · Coleman, MI
Oak Ridge Farm is located on 80 acres in the Mid-Michigan area, halfway between Midland and Mt. Pleasant. We are in the process of creating a self-sustainable, homestead vegetable and fruit farm. Our property is quiet, and the moon and stars are amazing to see on a clear night. If you're looking for a quiet place to get away from it all, look no further! There is plenty to see and do right around our property. Lots of wildlife including; Sandhill Cranes, deer, turkeys, porcupines, geese, rabbits etc. We have a walking/hiking path that you can explore through our property as well as hundreds of acres of state land right next door! Campsites are situated around our beautiful pond where the sunrises cannot be beat. Kayaks and a row boat are available for our guests to explore the pond. The AuSable State Forest neighbors our property line and can be accessed from multiple different areas right near the property. There are many trails for horseback riding, dirt bikes, ATVs/UTVs, hiking and mountain biking. The Chippewa River is very close and many enjoy kayaking, canoeing or tubing this river. Only 18 mins away is the Pine Haven Recreation Area in Sanford. This park has 12 miles of hiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking trails. Horseback riding trails are also available at this park. Places to see and things to do: - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant - Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant - Isabella County Farmers Market, Mt. Pleasant - Great Lakes Loons at Dow Diamond, Midland - Dow Gardens, Midland - Whiting Forest (Nation's Longest Canopy Walk), Midland -Midland Area Farmers Market - 1 hour from beautiful Higgins Lake - 45 minutes from Bay City - Sanford Lake restoration estimated late 2024 Midland and Mt. Pleasant are each located about 20-25 mins from our property. Please note that campsites are rustic. Porta-john, hose connect water and shower house are available during seasonal times (May 1 to Oct 1). Campfire rings are located at each campsite and firewood is available to purchase. My family and I live full-time on our property. We have 3 young children and a sweet dog that loves people and other kids. On hot summer days we often join our campers at the pond to cool off! On weekends we love to work in our large garden, take care of our chickens, have a campfire, and play outside. We are so excited to host you this camping season and hope you enjoy your stay at Peaceful Pines on Oakridge Farm! Check out our Facebook page for more info on our property: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61556605364913&mibextid=LQQJ4d
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PV's Campground and Resort

15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · White Cloud, MI
We sit on over 50 acres that has been in our family for over 40 years.
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Chippewa Henge Camp

3 sites · RVs, Tents122 acres · Mount Pleasant, MI
One acre swimming pond with multiple rustic campsites, common areas include the beach and group firepit. 122 acres with long entrance drive that situates campers next to "Lake Leland" as we refer to the pond. Absolutely no Glass permitted on property! Generators are permitted. A creek crosses the back portion of the property with several trails intersecting.
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Doriath Springs

5 sites · Tents6 acres · Hersey, MI
Doriath Springs is a family homestead committed to peace path revolution. Learn more about this land: Doriath Springs feels magical!  Doriath Springs is a small 5+ acre family homestead dedicated to environmental sustainability and peace path revolution. Easy arrival by the Muskegon River, the Pere Marquette Bike Trail, or highway M-10.  Space for tent camping along the river in the sun or by the creek in the forest. Rustic outhouse. Pets are welcome as long as they are kept leashed and supervised at all times. Please Leave No Trace: Leave the land, creek, and river as it is when you arrived as much as possible. Moving rocks, digging holes, and cutting live trees is not allowed because it disturbs the ecosystem that the bugs, fish, water fowl, birds of prey, and all the other critters rely on. You are responsible for taking all of your garbage with you when you check out.
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Endless Adventure

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Cedar Springs, MI
Enjoy a slice of heaven with the richest joys of Michigan, all in one place. Swim, soak in the hot tub or indoor pool (pending construction), meet the floofiest kitties and witness the miracles of a natural ecosystem. Butterflies Wildflowers Kindness Grounding Peacocks Chickens Egrets Herons Diving Birds Barn and shed style cabins (not empty, but they have room to fit some camp beds inside) no utilities. Cement camper pad (hookups not guaranteed, last we checked electrical worked but other utilities not available) . Put your tent anywhere near a labeled campsite sign (or in a secluded area if campsite signs are not available). And so so much more!
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Stars Above

1 site · RV1 acre · Lake, MI
Sandy Shores Resort campground has 330 campsites, each campsite is privately owned. Lot 183, Stars Above is approximately 4,000 square feet, has a level concrete slab, full hookups, 50-amp service, a private beach, full bathhouse, open stand of pines in your backyard, playground, sandy beach, nature trail and a water view of Loon Landing. Both 5.0 and 2.4 Wi-Fi included with rental. $50 per night, Memorial Day through Labor Day. $40 per night April 19 through May 23 - September 2 through October 13, 2024. Off season camping is available (no water or internet). Contact host for details. Two week rentals maximum during off season. Great opportunity for hunters and winter sports enthusiasts. Snow removal is not provided. Lake George is 2 1/2 miles away. Within a 20-mile radius there are over 20 lakes.
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Sandy Shores Retreat

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Lake, MI
A quiet get away or a spot where everyone in the family can find something fun to do. The campsite is beautifully treed with pines where wildlife abounds. Situated close to the well-maintained beach, playground, putt-putt course, basketball court, and bath house. Feel like walking? Check out the eagle's nest where a pair of bald eagles are currently raising a pair of eaglets. While you're there, check out the nesting loons. A beautiful central Michigan location that has something for everyone! Please note that this is a campsite in a campground - the lot size is not 1 acre, that was the smallest size I could enter on this website :-).
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Ground-Groovy, Edible

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Harrison, MI
Interestingly ,the properties history is a previous location of a locally owned and operated Strawberry Farm, once known as SHARPS .STRAWBERRY’s While the Strawberry fields are no longer apart of the Harrison community, The Sharp Family and the original Sharp Market, still, very much, are. apart of the town. The Current property owner, is a Life-Long Harrison resident, that purchased the rundown and overgrown property a few years ago, with the intent, in the very near future, to build his home, on the NorthEast Corner of Grant and Stockwell Rd. During this transition period, of the land, a beautifully, organic meadow, of brilliantly bright wildflowers, invaded the space. Which now offers majestic views, of the rising and setting sun, to a days start to end. The Rays of sunlight, cast across, the vast distances of flower tops, wavering in the summer breezes and thunderstorms. creating the perfect opportunity in bringing forth, to the people of Harrison and it’s visitors A HIP HEALING GARGEN and HeALING GRoUNDS of the botanical sorts. The Herbal Healing Garden is focused on growing all edible flower plants that can be grown in Michigan, to extract the oils of the plants , used for Medicinal, Culinary and Aroma Therapies and Healing Remedies. The Grounds, offer, Ancient Healing Practices such as Reiki, Shamanic Drumming, Journeys, Singing Sound Bowls. A chance to bring a community back TO-GATHER again :)Learn more about this land:Herbal Garden and Healing Grounds Garden: = Lavender, Sage, Mints, Eucalyptus, Bamboo, Michigan Herbs, Sunflowers…….for Oil extracts culinary, medicinal and aroma therapy, purposes Grounds= Yoga, Meditation Reiki, Reflexology,Accupuncture , Barefoot Sand Therapy, Singing-Sound Bowls…..drumming journeys, spiritual awakenings
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Shingle Lake Campsite

1 site · RV1 acre · Lake, MI
Will take up to a 40’ camper or 5th wheeler. Site #2 is a Lot on Shingle lake across from the Lake George Post Office, zip code 48633 with your own dock, fire ring, power 30amp, sewer and water. Walking distance to the village shops, bar and grill, Dollar General and public beach park with boat launch. Five and a half miles from the intersection of M-115 or ten miles from the exit off US-127 Mannsiding Rd./Lake George.
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Michigan Paradise

5 sites · RVs, TentsTustin, MI
Dick and Maxine Alexa lived and worked in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1990, they found their dream home in the beautiful small town of Tustin, MI where they retired and became involved in their new community.  In 2009, Dick and Maxine were diagnosed with different types of lung cancer. Maxine passed in September 2010 and Dick followed in July 2011. Their only child, Marc, could not part with the property ... too many memories and the only thing he had left of his family. Eventually, we prepared to rent it out on Trip Adviser and Airbnb to help cover the costs of the mortgage. As people began renting and sharing their love and bewilderment with this wonder in the woods like Dick and Maxine once did, we knew we had to continue sharing this slice of paradise and, in some way, the legacy of Dick and Maxine now lives on in all the special, lifetime memories made here. Learn more about this land:Set up camp within the outside perimeter of the backyard, within sight of the fire pit and house, or wander farther out into the rolling hills to pitch a tent or utilize an old deer blind for a secluded and more rustic experience. There are two decks, a pond, a swingset and a propane grill where you can lounge, sunbath, cook or play. Turn on the hose in the secluded backyard to wash up or play in the water. 2.5 miles down a winding road that wraps around a lake, you will find an Amish store. Travel another mile and you'll find yourself in the quaint town of Tustin and the trailhead to the White Pine Trail.  
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Camp CWC

2 sites · RVs1 acre · Bitely, MI
Learn more about this land:Very secluded land in Newaygo County, near White Cloud/ Brohman/ Woodland Park area. The property is surrounded by National Forest Land. There are two properties available for rent, or the both could be rented out if you choose. A sandy road leads to the properties, and then a two track to get to them. Both are mostly flat with great spots for tents or RV campers. Perfect spot for anyone looking for a private campsite that can accommodate groups up to 30 people.
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