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Metamora-Hadley State Recreation Area

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Address: 3871 Herd Rd, Metamora, MI

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Quiet State Park with day and camping use

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Metamora, Michigan
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Metamora, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Westland, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Overall, this is a very nice park. We camped there over the 4th of July weekend and really enjoyed ourselves. In fact, we're booked again for the second week of August! The north section of the campground is just shy of being perfect. There is a camp store that has ice and firewood along with some of the little necessities... More 

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Ortonville, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The best part of this park is the three decorated Halloween weekends (the first three of October) in the campground(s). The campgrounds are very large sites; with trees, and good views. I have never camped here, but bike thru it often during the Halloween weekends to see the crazy decorated campsites! This is a MUST do if you live in... More 

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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

It was a nice state park, lots of trails to hike and a big lake to fish. Not too many bites from the fish. Can rent a row boat or launch your own. Camp store and small playground. Beach was clean but far from south end of campground, which is where we camped. Had a good time overall.

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Freeland, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

While looking for a campground with only a few weeks notice many of our favorites were full and stumbled onto this one as many lots were still available at this location, especially in the south campground. Upon reserving our lot, the reservation system stated our lot was grassy. Upon arriving, we found it to be 25% grass and 75% dirt.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Normally we feel the need to drive a couple hours for a family camping trip. We were looking for a campground and many of our favorites were full. Our site was #18 on the south campground. It was a large lot with a slight unevenness and roots coming out which took a little to get used to especially in the... More 

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