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.


COVID-19 Notice: Please contact the individual establishments listed for the most up to date information regarding opening dates, capacity restrictions, booking information, and any other details pertaining to the 2020 season. 


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. 


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.


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.


Taylor’s Beach Campground (Howell) 

Tent sites, RV hookups, camper + cabin rentals 

Family Amenities: Swimming, 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, and convenience store. 


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. 


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. 


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Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.