Get out the house and have fun in the great outdoors with a camping trip. Pop the tent, roast s’mores and make memories for your family with an over night or weekend trip.

Waterloo State Recreation Area (Chelsea) 

Two general campgrounds, cabins + yurt rentals 

Family Amenities: Lower peninsula’s largest recreation area, nature trails, swimming beaches, and boat launch.

Taylor’s Beach Campground (Howell) 

Tent sites, RV hookups, camper + cabin rentals 

Family Amenities: Fishing lake, playground, basketball + volleyball court, lawn games, golf carts + paddle/row boats + kayak rentals, putt-putt golf, arcade game room, outdoor movies, kids frog and turtle pond, nature trails, sandy swimming beach, splash pad and convenience store. 

Brighton Recreation Area (Howell)

Waterfront campgrounds, rustic cabin rentals, yurts, and RV hookups

Family Amenities: Boat rentals, disc golf course, fishing, hiking + biking trails, swimming, playground, and boat launch. 

Addison Oaks County Park Campgrounds (Leonard)

Cabins, yurts, and group use camping available

Family Amenities: Playground, paved walking + biking trail, boat + bike rentals, disc golf course, swimming.

Hass Lake Park RV Campground (Lyon Township)

RV hookups, waterfront sites available

Family Amenities: General store + laundry facilities, four swimming beaches, two-hole golf course, pool table + arcade games, playground, fishing, basketball + volleyball courts, scheduled kids crafts + games, free wi-fi. 

Camp Dearborn (Milford)

Tents, cabins, and RV hookups

Family Amenities: Private beach and swimming lake, heated swimming pool, arts + crafts activities, hiking, family games, movie nights, weekly talent shows, bike trail, zip line, mini-golf, playground, general store, and laundromat.

Lakeport State Park (Port Huron) 

Rustic or mini-cabin camping, blacktop pads, and pull-thru sites available 

Family Amenities: Playground, hiking trails, swimming beach.

Detroit Greenfield RV Park (Ypsilanti) 

Cabin and trailer rentals or bring your own RV. 

Family Amenities: Lakeside waterslide, playground, swimming beach, paddle boats, mini-golf, bike rentals, lawn games, and fishing. 

Photo credit: Taylor’s Beach Campground