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Metamora-Hadley State Recreation Area

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Address: 3871 Herd Rd, Metamora, MI
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Nice, clean, and quiet! I would take my kids here anytime!! The bathrooms were well taken care of. There is a nice concession stand where you can buy snacks and drinks. The beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Lapeer, Michigan
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Lapeer, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice, clean, and quiet! I would take my kids here anytime!! The bathrooms were well taken care of. There is a nice concession stand where you can buy snacks and drinks. The beach area was also very well taken care of, very clean.

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Fostoria, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a nice campground. We go here often because it's close to home and convenient for us. It has two sections, North and South, it is best to camp in the South section because you are closer to the beach and the sites are bigger. They really cram you into the North section. We tend to camp during the... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Foul mouthed, trashy, drunken bully neighbors partied loudly til midnight, left, then roared back into campground at 3 am and started all over. No one came around to enforce quiet. Tried to call office, got machine. For 3 hours sleep, I paid $32 ( one person, tiny tent). I didn't get a chance to enjoy facilities at all. Yes, I'm... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

You get harassed for anything louder than a whisper when you are just trying to have a nice time with your family at a reasonable level of sound. The grounds are not very well maintained and the beach is nothing special at all. The campground is very overcrowded and the people are not very welcoming. This is not the place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The park hosts and DNR go all out. Great family atmosphere for safe, fun and outdoor activity. The campsites are spaced out far enough that you're not on top of your neighbors, but not so far apart that you have to walk a mile to the bathrooms, playgrounds or beeches. I would like to have caught more fish, but that's... More 

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Metamora, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The day use part of the park includes a beach & swimming area and hiking trails. There are also lots of picnic areas and areas for shore fishing. There is also a boat launch ramp for their no-wake lake. Camp sites are typical State Park site with electrical power. I know they have one or two cabins to rent but... More 

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Caseville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We love this State Area! This is the perfect time of the year for morel hunting! We were practically tripping over them! Swimming here in the summer is great for the kids. Fun camping area too!

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Metamora, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Have been here a lot of times if you want grass for tents your better off trying to get a lot in the front of the campground the back has alot of dirt areas. Have nice trails around the lake and thru the woods. The swim area has Lil beach. If your fishing you might catch a nice bass but... More 

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Metamora, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a very clean and family friendly campground. A lovely beach and very nice and large camp sites.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My parents used to take me camping here. I have very fond memories of this park with my family, aunts, uncles, and cousins. I have camped in a tent as well as in the cabin (with electricity). I think the price of the cabin is a little steep at $80 per night, but it is right on the water (tall... More 

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