Beach camping near Glen Arbor with hiking

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Camp Moonshadow

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Honor, MI
Our property was originally the only homestead on this road. WE offer 4 Walk in Tent sites and a RV site for small campers up 20 ft.- 20 Amp service Only!!! WE also have a 59 Vintage Shasta that rents nightly up to 3 nites The big barn was built over 100 years ago and is still standing. The farm house was built in 1907. It has been remodeled with a second story added. Pine trees were planted to prevent erosion in the 1960's. The national park began buying land near us in the 1970's and the boundary line to the park is a half-mile from Moonshadow Camp. The area is surrounded by state forests and many hiking and biking trails. Our valley is known for incredible stargazing. Amenities include full access to the Camp kitchen and dining area. You will also have access to a Portable restroom and hand washing station which is located by our BIG BARN. Hot Showers, no problem, you can enjoy a secluded private shower in our shower house which has indoor and outdoor showers. Nearby is Lake Michigan and Esch Rd beach. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore is nearby and The National Park is famous for attractions , trails, and hiking. Electricity and water is included at the RV site, and the Shasta Camper along with the Showerhouse and Camp Kitchen
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Chain of Lakes Camp Six Mile Lake

4 sites · RVs1 acre · East Jordan, MI
On the Chain of Lakes in Northwest Michigan in a valley carved by glaciers! We are closed seasonally from October 15th until May 1st.  You are in a land carved by glaciers, seriously! A place away from the rest of the world, but within a short drive to the best Northwest Michigan has to offer. We are on a quiet road away from the hustle and bustle. Peaceful, quiet, one acre property surrounded by deep wooded forests. If you are looking to get away, this is it!  A private, full hook-up, RV campground with all the amenities including high speed internet. This is glamping at its BEST! You will not find a more charming place so close to the lakes of Northwest Michigan's lower peninsula and all within driving distance to the coolest cities. In full disclosure, we are not a commercial resort campground or a state park: this is our family property. We are excited in the joy and happy moments this land brings to our family and others. If you want a place with a hundred sites and tons of people around you this is not going to be a place you want to stay. Four full hook-up sites. Max RV length is 38' depending on what site you book! Sites #1 and #2 can accommodate a 32' RV and Sites #3 and #4 can accommodate a 38' RV. If your RV is over 38' we cannot accommodate you. You must back into the driveway from the road (there are no pull through sites). Our driveway is 15' - 20' wide for ease of backing up. 20/30/50 amp electrical, sewer, water, internet WIFI (100mbs), fire pit (please do not move fire pits), and a picnic table are included for each site. Trash bin is at the road. The sites are level, consist of crushed concrete gravel covered by 6a stone, and are 12' wide. Each RV is $50.00 per night. One family per site unless you are booking as a group.   Check-In is 1:00 p.m. and Check-Out is 11:00 a.m.  We do not provide firewood any longer. At this time, we DO NOT accommodate stand alone tent camping as we have no restroom facilities; however, if you have an RV and bring a tent with you that is cool, just let us know and we will show you the best spot to set up the tent. Pets are welcome but we ask that you clean up after them, be mindful of other guests, and be respectful of our neighbor's property. IF YOUR PET IS ON THE NEIGHBOR’S PROPERTY YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE and no refund will be provided. Bring your boats, canoes, kayaks, bathing suits, and fishing poles!  Less than a 3 minute walk to Echo Township Park (Six Mile Lake) with beach, playground and boat launch (yes, you can literally walk there).  25 minutes to Torch Lake Township Day Park (Torch Lake), Antrim Creek Nature Area (Lake Michigan), Norwood Township Park (Lake Michigan), Elm Pointe Recreation area (Lake Charlevoix's South Arm), or Notewares Landing Beach (Lake Bellaire).  This is by far the coolest place east of the Mississippi to hit rivers, streams, and lakes. Hiking at its best!  Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area Trailhead (Bellaire); Avalanche Preserve (Boyne City); Sleepy Hollow Nature Preserve (East Jordan); and Northpoint Nature Preserve (Charlevoix). Go shopping or out to eat!  15 minutes to East Jordan (breakfast at Southarm Cafe is a must / dinner at Las Maracas for tacos), Bellaire (Short's Brewery), Central Lake (visit Bachmann's Five and Dime) or Ellsworth (Front Porch Cafe Breakfast).  25 minutes to Charlevoix (don't forget to visit Castle Farms on the way).  30 minutes to Boyne City (Indo China Gardens has great Asian cuisine). 35 minutes to Elk Rapids (Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen). 45 minutes to Petoskey.  1 hour to Traverse City.  Hour and a half to Mackinaw City. Wine and beer are good! Hit up Cellar 1914; the Cellars at Royal Farms; Bier's Inwood Brewery; 1918 Cellars; Chateau Lake Charlevoix; Waterfire Vineyards Torch Lake; Torch Lake Cellars; Vista Ridge Vineyards; and Short's Brewery!  Things for kids to do! Ravenhill Discovery Center in East Jordan! Hungry Ducks Farm to pet some animals and go trout fishing. Visit Castle Farms!
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Tiki Town & Tracks

8 sites · RVs10 acres · Kalkaska, MI
Convenience meets charm, as TikTown is a mere 5-minute drive to town, providing easy access to amenities and local attractions. Whether you're seeking thrilling outdoor activities, beachside tranquility, or a quick jaunt to nearby destinations, Tiki Town is your ticket to a unique and unforgettable experience in Kalkaska. Tiki Town & Tracks located in Kalkaska, MI offers 5 private campsites with electric and water. While most reservations come in groups we welcome individuals. Located just 5 minutes from town, shopping and dining is within a stones throw reach. Boaters love our location as we’re only 15 minutes from the atorch Lake Sandbar public access. Access snowmobile, ATV, and ORV trails right from property. We can accommodate up to 50’ rvs. Located on 10 private acres, well groomed and landscape. With a tropical theme we offer a beautiful swimming hole with white sandy beach and slide. Outdoor Tiki bar with tv, music and beach front fire pit. Hottub on premises. Beach Cornhole. Private ATV trails and a motocross track. If you’re looking for a fun place to stay without the riff raff of a conventional campground, you’ve found it! Nightly rates are $75 and Weekly is $350. Full payment is required at time of reservation and made through cash app or Zelle. Weekends book fast.
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Northern Michigan Getaway

8 sites · RVs10 acres · Manistee, MI
10 acres, with its own pond ! Beautiful property !Full of Wildlife !Learn more about this land:Only camp sites One and Two will be available for RV or Trailor.  Trails are trimmed around the property, I find dogs have a good time here. There is much wildlife to experience across the 10 acres and your own pond ! You will be minutes from both Lake Michigan and Manistee Lake. Our beautiful rivers are close by ! Canfield lake is also right down the road and provides a nice clean swimming spot for everyone. 110 electrical cord provided with potable water supply. Chickens eggs available as well as Firewood, Noisy rooster will wake everyone at sunrise !  10 Acres is clearly marked with yellow stakes and orange snow fence, please keep shoes on at all times on the trails and down by the pond.Kayaking, Hunting, Fishing, Beaches, Nature, it is all just a few miles from this nice little property. "Northern Michigan Getaway".
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Fieldguide Farmhouse

2 sites · RVs, Tents6 acres · Central Lake, MI
Up North Charm! Est 1910 fieldstone farmhouse on a hilltop overlooking Intermediate Lake. Learn more about this land:Camping is available east of our stone farmhouse in a meadow and grove of trees on 6 acres of private, scenic, hilltop and lakeside property.
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Rocky Top "Preserve"

2 sites · Lodging300 acres · Ellsworth, MI
Grandpa Tom started this farm in the 1970's. Rocky Top Farms is a fruit farm. We grow a lot of cherries, some peaches, blueberries, elderberries, raspberries. Rocky Top hosts disc golf tournaments, music festivals, weddings, and hosts on both Hipcamp and Airbnb. We make preserves, fruit butters and salsa which ship all over the world, and are locally served in many hotels and restaurants.
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Love Farm Wilds, LLC

3 sites · Tents200 acres · Crystal Downs Country Club, MI
Welcome to Love Farm Wilds in beautiful Benzie County. Share our native Michigan forest and enjoy low impact camping for enlivening rapport with nature and your own sweet self. I'm going to tell you a secret. Being a year round local in Benzie County is the best. We've got both sweet water, quartz sand summer beaches and dire, dark winters of the soul. The gentle beauty of the visitor season can turn fierce and menacing when the snow flies. The dancing waters sparkle with the delicious warmth of our local star and then... BAM! That same sun is cloud shrouded for literally 3 months. The contrast is a feature, not a bug. Coming through the dreary, dragging chill physically and mentally intact means we get to tune into the paradisaical seasons all the more. Benzie County is literally exploding with outdoor excellence, and thankfully not many people outside of the shire are aware of this. We aren't overrun with mavens of mediocrity quite yet, we aren't being priced out of our homes as often happens in other gorgeous places. We remain blissfully forgotten and undiscovered. You've gotta live here full time to really get it, but visiting is pretty sweet too! The delight will creep up on you, the weight of your cares will be lifted. You might get hints about the hidden places, hear rumors about spots that aren't conveniently situated by a parking lot. But for heaven's sake, don't stay, don't move here. Not unless poplar leaves spinning in the wind feels like an invitation, nor before cricket music starts shading towards language.
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Bayside Base Camp

1 site · Tent1 acre · Williamsburg, MI
As avid travelers and Hipcamp users ourselves, Bayside Base Camp is our dream come true. Nestled into the back of our property in Northern Michigan it allows us to share everything we love about where we live with people who travel like we do. We live simply and adventure big. We hope you are able to explore all of the great things our area has to offer. Learn more about this land: Nestled along the shores of East Grand Traverse Bay, our Bayside Base Camp is the perfect spot to stay as you explore the wonders of Northern Michigan. We offer one tent site in the back of our property with access to our indoor toilet. Access to the bathroom requires two steps up to get into the house. Guests also have access to a fire pit, a large table to set up your camp stove or jet boil, as well as the ability to hang your own hammock among our trees. We are steps away from bay access for swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding and whatever other water hobbies you may have! There is access to two beautiful trails within a short walking distance from your camp. We are happy to provide directions as long as you promise to take care of them and leave no trace. The Northern Michigan community is incredibly active and values the Leave No Trace principles.  In addition to the natural beauty within walking distance from your site, the area has countless trails, paths and parks to explore. We are happy to provide additional recommendations based on your interests through email or upon your arrival.   Bayside Base Camp is located 15 minutes from Downtown Traverse City, a short 45 minute drive from Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, 50 minutes from Leland and 15 minutes from Old Mission Peninsula.  Guests will be responsible for disposing of their trash items in the designated trash bin on site. There is one parking spot in our driveway and you will need to walk back to your tent site. There is a home within view of your site, but it is a seldomly used vacation home. The walk will take less than one minute to get back to your tent site from the driveway.  We are beyond excited to share our property with you and welcome you to our little slice of paradise in Northern Michigan.
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Looking to go camping near Glen Arbor, Michigan? Look no further than Hipcamp! With over 680 available options, you're sure to find the perfect campsite to suit your needs. From the serene Lynx Run Wilderness Retreat with 236 rave reviews, to the cozy House of Bear with 179 reviews, and the scenic Camp 437 in the Sturgeon Valley with 100 reviews, you'll have plenty of highly-rated options to choose from. Plus, you can enjoy popular amenities like toilets, campfires, and potable water. And if you're into horseback riding, hiking, or wind sports, you'll find plenty of opportunities for those activities as well. So pack your gear and get ready for an unforgettable camping experience in Glen Arbor, Michigan!

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