Lean back in your seat at the picnic table, dry your swimsuit by the glow of the fire pit, and you’ll completely forget you’re only two miles from the buzz of downtown Traverse City. And hey, if creature comforts are your thing, never fear. Heated commodes and homey cabins will keep you cozy at this beach-front site.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
352 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Wind sports
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Traverse City Campground.

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Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah K.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2017

Shower facilities are a little dingy but otherwise a great park just a couple miles outside the city proper

Hipcamper Katherine
Katherine M.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2017

Great Lakes beaches! 🌊

Hipcamper Katherine
Katherine M.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2017

Great Lakes beaches! 🌊

Hipcamper Matt C.
doesn't recommend this listing.
August 7th, 2018
Hipcamper Caleb S.
recommends this listing.
August 5th, 2018
Hipcamper Rick W.
recommends this listing.
January 10th, 2019
Hipcamper Ella S.
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June 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Gabriel D.
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June 18th, 2018
Hipcamper Kevin B.
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June 8th, 2018
Hipcamper Kaylee L.
recommends this listing.
April 5th, 2018
Hipcamper Claire A.
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March 28th, 2018
Hipcamper Fawn S.
recommends this listing.
November 1st, 2017
Hipcamper Kate S.
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August 18th, 2017
Hipcamper Melynda B.
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August 14th, 2017
Hipcamper Jacqueline L.
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August 14th, 2017
Hipcamper Chad W.
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July 24th, 2017
Hipcamper Hannah K.
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2017
Traverse City State Park
United States
Phone Number
(231) 922-5270
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Official Website
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44.746° N, 85.552° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 352 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)

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