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Wilderness State Park

903 Wilderness Park Dr, Carp Lake, MI 49718
(231) 436-5381
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Carp Lake
Type: State Parks
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South Lyon, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Camped here in aug. 2012. Beach and views are wonderful. Campground is avg for state park. Nice trails. A bit of a drive to town but nice quiet park.

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Ontario
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for a couple of nights in October - we were able to park right along the waters edge and had breathtaking views of the Northern lights & the gorgeous stars at night. The beach was pleasant to walk along, and the park was fairly empty. Fabulous stay! Will definitely be back next fall! I'm... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Nice view of the lake and the site was nicely shaded by trees. The bathrooms were pretty clean. It was about a 20 minute drive into Mackinaw City. I would stay again!

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Oxford, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Usually stay in the rustic cabins as they are quiet enjoyable places to stay, was late trying to make a reservation for September so pulled out the tent and went for what I was hoping to be a 6 day stay. Didn't quite make it that far but found the East and West Lakeshore campgrounds little changed since my last... More

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cincinnati ohio
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This was our first time camping in Michigan, and it was incredible!!The park is so gorgeous, green and lush. The beach is beautiful. Lovely soft sand, crystal clear water with a sandy bottom. Perfect for kids because the water is shallow. Wonderful people. So friendly, warm, helpful and personable. It was cool to see just as many tent campers as... More

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Hicksville, New York
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6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Camped there again this year. Last year the park was quiet and lovely. This year the park (Pines loop) was crowded and noisy. Good grief the pines bathroom needs to be deep cleaned. There was some sort of brown smear on the wall of stall #1 that was there all week. A sponge and some effort would have cleaned it.... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We stayed in the Pines campground and really liked the location. Our bathrooms were clea and we had hot water for showers. We were close to great hiking trails and the sky at night was spectacular! We even saw a meteor shower. Lots to do in the area. We went to lighthouses and the fort and also toured the Coast... More

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Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed for 3 days over a recent weekend. Bugs were not that bad.The campground, beach and facilities were clean and well maintained. Bathrooms/showers were middle-of-the road modern and a little small. Enough showers, but not enough sinks. We stayed on the inner loop on the end---not too private but we could still see Lake Michigan from it. Try to... More

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Kentwood, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We camp here for a week each summer, just love the quiet laid back atmosphere. Aways try to get a lakeside site.

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Lower Michigan
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222 reviews 222 reviews
44 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I did a half marathon here. I was very impressed with the trails. Very nice, clean and rustic. I would love to run here again.

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