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Hidden Meadow

5 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Alanson, MI
Get ready for a peaceful camping experience in this one-of-a-kind setting! For all styles of camping units as well as rustic tent camping. We live in farming country, with only a few houses on our road. We know most of our neighbors as friends or relatives. Our camping area only has three sites so it’s cozy and private. We have about 5 acres land for use around the campsite and lots of wooded trails nearby. We are about 2 miles from Burt Lake, and about 10 miles from other waterways, rivers and streams, and Lake Michigan. we are also 4 miles from biking and ORV trails.
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Mackinaw Camp Inn

1 site · RV10 acres · Mackinaw City, MI
Mackinaw City Campinn is located just 2 miles from historic Mackinaw City, a destination filled with nature, history, beaches, and fun. This is a 5 acre private camp, surrounded by woods, for self contained RV campers with a 30 or 50 amp hook up. This is a densely wooded area with some wetlands behind you.
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Uksa’s Cove

2 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Drummond Island, MI
Learn more about this land: This private”Gem”of a spot is located on the south side of beautiful Drummond Island with over 350’ of direct shoreline and lakefront access. The site is just over 3 acres of pristine boreal forest to wander, explore and learn. Roam the shoreline of Lake Huron hunting for pudding stones and fossils that abound or watch the freighters pass in the distance. Easy in, easy out. CAUTION There is a 11’4” height clearance restriction through a tunnel that you must use to access the camp site. Even small motor homes and Campers may not fit. Please check before booking a trip. Large campers and 5th wheels and even some smaller motor homes are discouraged because of often wet and soggy conditions. Pop ups and light campers are acceptable most of the time. Prepare for a multitude of weather conditions (3season gear) as the island weather changes very fast.
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Camp 437 in the Sturgeon Valley

5 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Vanderbilt, MI
We book only 2 sites at a time on our 40 acre property so you can enjoy a more secluded experience in the woods. Our property is undeveloped, so you will need to bring drinking water, but there's no need to worry about finding firewood before your arrive as we supply you with a free bundle waiting for you when you get here! There are 1 1/2 miles of marked, wooded trails that will guide you to the river's edge where you can enjoy the beauty and wildlife along the West Branch of the Sturgeon River. It will feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere, yet the convenience of the small town of Vanderbilt is just three miles away. We are located just three miles off of I-75. The larger town of Gaylord is only a 15 minute drive south. There's lots to do here in beautiful Northern Michigan! Only a few miles from our camp you can go for a swim at Thumb Lake Park or take a bike ride along the North Central State Trail in Vanderbilt. Drive 15 minutes north and you can canoe or kayak the main branch of the Sturgeon River in Wolverine. There are many great hiking trails in the Pigeon River State Forest and the North Country National Scenic Trail is only 6 miles away. This 40 acre parcel has been in our family since the 1950s. My grandparents originally designated it as a tree farm and planted and harvested lumber from it. As a boy scout leader, my grandfather hosted many boy scout troops here and even hosted a boy scout Jamboree in the 1970s. Back then the property was referred to as the "Tree Farm", but after my husband John and I inherited it in 2014 we started calling it Camp 437. Before we inherited the property we spent time camping there and building trails. One of the trails we built was named the "Burns Trail" in honor of my grandparents. Since we acquired the property we have added a one mile loop that circles the perimeter of the property, and a total of about 1 1/2 miles of trail.
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Lake Huron frontage Campsite

1 site · Tent3 acres · De Tour Village, MI
Learn more about this land: The serenity is breathtaking! Entire place is just ready for you to enjoy. Electric 30 amp, 50 amp and regular 110 outlet is now FREE with nightly stay! There is a gated, leveled gravel 45x60 pad for parking your RV or Motorhome. Dead end seasonal private road leads you to this secluded property. Road is not plowed during winter. Do Not park else where! No running water. We Do offer electric 30,50 amp hookups and a standard 110 outlet. No restrooms. Please if using tents have your own portable restroom. 232 feet of amazing Lake Huron shore frontage for you to enjoy and play on. Strawberry Island is in eyesight. Watch the ships coming and going from the shore. AT and T cell service on property. You must take your trash with you when you leave. If you are bringing your fur animal, please pick up after them.
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Lake Huron Private Campspot/Ocqueoc

1 site · RV1 acre · Ocqueoc, MI
100' Walk to Lake Huron Beach. Site has beautiful view and large area for games such as badminton, volleyball, or croquet. Things to do: swimming, kayaking, rock hunting, wildlife watching, stargazing, freighter viewing, and close to state marina. Site details: 30 amp service, level back in site, picnic table and fire ring. Firewood is available. You will need to be self contained with water, black/gray tanks.
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Private Rustic Prairie

1 site · RV, Tent40 acres · Cheboygan, MI
Rustic campsite on the edge of a quiet hayfield. Far from houses, perfect for kite flying, stargazing, or just getting away from it all. • 3 miles from Rippling Rapids golf course • 3 miles from The Dirty Duck bar • 5 miles from Number 22 ORV trailhead • 8 miles from Black Mountain ORV scramble area • 9 miles from Black Lake State Park boat launch and beach. • 32 miles from the Huron Sunrise Trail Unwind after a day of enjoying the lake and trails on this peaceful plot of land. More information at: https://someplacein.space/hipcamp/
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Grateful Acres

2 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Harbor Springs, MI
Hello and Welcome to Grateful Acres!! I have two sites available that will accommodate both travel trailers, as well as tents. Both have 30amp RV and 120v outlets, as well as lights for late arrival setup. In the welcome Hut, you will find dry firewood for purchase, as well as a refrigerator and freezer for use by our guests. Each site has its own labeled shelf to keep your perishables fresh. Also available are organic farm fresh eggs, cold soda, and bottled water, as well as bags of ice in the freezer. At Grateful Acres we aim to make your stay with us, as enjoyable as possible. The two sites sit on 3 beautiful, quiet acres in Northern Michigan. Site #1 is flat, open, and spacious, while site #2 is a bit more enclosed and private tucked into the trees. Both sites come furnished with a picnic table, a fire ring with attached grill for cooking and 2 adirondack chairs. The Star gazing at night is absolutley Amazing!! The property is centrally located between Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Alanson. Nearby are many lakes, rivers, state forests, mountain biking trails, golf courses and ski resorts. Come on up. Stay at Grateful Acres and enjoy all that Beautiful Northern Michigan has to offer.
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Moore Private Family Camp

1 site · RV10 acres · Hillman, MI
Family Personal Private Camp Site Available for UseLearn more about this land:Located close to Fletcher’s Pond for all season fishing, All Sports Lake Avalon, Famous Thunderbay Resort Golf/ Elk Viewing Dinner. Hillman Maintown and close to Alpena or Gaylord for ORV/ Snowmobile riding.
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Sunset Campsite

1 site · RV, Tent10 acres · Cheboygan, MI
A SINGLE PRIVATE rustic campsite on beautiful 10 acre lightly wooded field. Surrounded by apple trees. Site including entry is all grass. Roughly 80'x60' Fire ring, picnic table, outhouse, and trash receptacle provided. Campsite faces west providing beautiful sunsets. Roughly a mile of hiking trails on property. Access to hundreds of miles of ORV, hiking, and skiing trails nearby. Multiple restaurants, bars, and golf courses within 2-5 miles. AMAZING Northern Lights and dark sky viewing area with gazing platform provided in center of campsite property. Firewood for sale $4-$5/bundle available within 1-2 miles. Access and boat launches to Twin Lakes, Black River, Black Lake, and Cheboygan River within 1-5 miles. Convenience stores within 2-5 miles. Black Mountain ORV and hiking areas within 2-5 miles. 20 minute drive from downtown Cheboygan. Come enjoy some time away from the normal campground hustle and noise at this lovely and affordable private single campsite!
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Norton's Nook

2 sites · Tents100 acres · Cheboygan, MI
The Norton Nook campsites are perfect for off-grid boondocking or pitching a tent. Small Sprinter-style vans or adventure motorcycles are welcome. We offer two campsites on 100 secluded acres with lots of privacy. Site 1: The Beaver Dam site is more open with a good breeze and a fantastic view of the active large Beaver Pond. This spot is only accessible with a Subaru, Jeep, Truck, or four-wheel drive Sprinter van. Site 2: The Woods site is just that, in the woods with lots of Pine and Aspen trees. Accessible with any vehicle. The property is located right off U-23, 7 Miles from Mackinaw City. Bring your bikes and ride from camp to Mackinaw City (7-8 miles) on the Northeastern Bike Trail. The Barbara Hoffius Nature Preserve is only a half-mile away and has great trails to the beach. These simple campsites are PACK IN PACK OUT. We don’t have any services. There is the Mackinaw Straits roadside park one mile west which has well water and a public bathroom. Table and chairs and a fire pit are provided. Feel free to scavenge for deadfall firewood. Please don’t cut any trees down for any reason. Also, check with the DNR for fire risk. Do not burn during high risk of fire. The location can't be beaten, if you want to visit the Mackinaw Area but need space from the crowds. It will not disappoint.
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Jewett Creek Farm

1 site · RV, Tent3 acres · Hillman, MI
Quiet, close to lots of funLearn more about this land:- Full bathroom - RV hookup - Park like area off a asphalt road - 3 miles from the world famous Fletchers Flood Waters and near many other inland lakes. - 20 minutes from Lake Huron. - no one lives on site neighbors across road - ORV trails within five miles. - Five miles from the Thunder Bay River. - Near a Golf Course with elk viewing. - Campfire wood provided. - Pet friendly! - Seasonal
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The best camping near Hoeft State Park guide

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About

Biking, fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing... who could ask for anything more? Regardless, there is more: Hoeft State Park not only provides 300 acres of sandy coastline and wooded beauty for the outdoor activities you love, but its proximity to Lake Huron gives you a break from the usual extreme temperatures of the Midwest. With miles of trails, including a bike path that lands you first in nearby Rogers City, then at the site of the world’s largest open-pit limestone quarry, it’s an awesome place for wandering and sightseeing. Located at the upper end of Michigan, Hoeft is a convenient camping spot for those looking to explore islands in the nearby Straits of Mackinac.

When to go

The best time to visit Hoeft State Park is during the warm summer months, from June to August, when the park is in full bloom and the lake's waters invite for a swim. Spring and fall offer quieter visits with cooler weather, while winters can be harsh with limited access.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to pack appropriately for Michigan's variable climate.
  • Ensure you have a Recreation Passport for park entry; it's required for all visitors.
  • Trail maps are available online; download one to plan your hikes in advance.
  • For safety, always hike with a companion and inform someone of your itinerary.
  • Accessible facilities are available, but it's best to confirm ahead for specific needs.

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