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Gatehouse Family Lodge & Campground

· Crystal Mountain, Manistee, Michigan
5 acres hosted by Alfred L.
3 lodging sites · 1 RV/tent site
Full RV hookups
Electrical, water, and sewage hookups are available at select sites.
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
I have a 26 ft. JayCo bunk house Camper on a Full Service Site and We have 2 Cabins with full service and 2 camp Sites that are full Service Sites 50/30 amp Electric, Water and Septic and 2 primitive camp sites on private acreage for inflation fighting We have a 18 ft. Fire pit and a yard with lawn games We retired here next to Crystal Mountain so we could be near rivers and forest and Lake Michigan as we enjoy Hiking, walking, fishing and boating and golf and we got all of that within 1 mile of our private 5 acres, We have great water for drinking and a Dump Site
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38 ratings · 33 reviews
Kevin H.recommends
June 4, 2024
Great location with easy access to golf and biking routes from nearby Crystal Mountain Resort. Beautiful campsite location with a nice fire pit area and grill. Wonderful host! Alfred was very accommodating to my schedule adjustments.
Thomas C.recommends
June 4, 2024
Al's get a way
Al is an amazing guy. Right off he made my wife and i feel welcome. Was one of the cleanest places we’ve been to!!
Tina S.recommends
September 20, 2022
Jerry's Summer Get-a-Way
No Camper, No Problem - Stay Here!
For those of you who do not own an RV, Jerry's Summer Get-A-Way provides you the opportunity to enjoy the perfect camping experience. Everything is already set up for you on a very private site complete with table, chairs and gas fire pit. The location is great for short day trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City and much more. Alfred is a wonderful host and very knowledgeable about things to see and do and will even provide you with directions. His land is well maintained and a great place to relax and unwind. There is a large fire pit is the center of the camp encircled in a concrete pad and we so enjoyed hanging out here in the evenings. The night sky is AMAZING for star gazing and we were even lucky enough to see the International Space Station two nights in a row. This truly is a wonderful way to enjoy an outdoor adventure. So much better than a crowded campground.
Michelle F.recommends
July 25, 2022
Black Bear Cabin 1
Great Lakes Roadtrip
Loved this spot on my Great Lakes roadtrip! Nice outdoor space shared with friendly fellow campers. The area is close to lots of lakes. Received a warm welcome from Alfred who was so hospitable and flexible with arrival time. You can tell he is passionate about his camp and Thompsonville! I would love to visit again.
Lena J.recommends
July 4, 2022
Black Bear Camp Site W/Cabin
4th of July camping with with our
Alfred was super kind and personable. He is extremely accommodating with our time at his camp. He has a beautiful set up with with amazing lodging. He was extremely kind with allow our dogs and said we and the pups are welcome back anytime. We highly recommend staying with Alfred as we cannot wait to visit again!
Ann M.recommends
October 5, 2021
Black Bear RV Site
Tranquil stay with beautiful sights
Alfred is a delightful host with so much information to share. He drew us a map of different sights to see in the 20 mile radius of his site. The grounds were beautiful and private. Alfred offers a full breakfast for a small fee. He sets a beautiful table and serves you. We will definitely be back!
Crystal Mountain, Manistee, Michigan, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Odawa First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking

Hosted by Alfred L.

Joined in April 2018
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 2 hours
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