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Platte River Campground

Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City, MI
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toledo, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from family camping at Platte River campground. I read all the recent reviews. True keep your cars on the pads provided. Clean restrooms. Great location! Much fun in the river! Overall for being full - very quiet - nearby trading post - suggested a great fishing spot for blue gills. Bug spray needed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a Clean camp . Site was large, flat. Close to store and canoe livery. One can canoe platte river which is just a few minutes away. Also just a few minutes to small beach. Several light houses in area with good photo ops. Friendly staff at check in station. This is a great location with lots to do... More

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk-in campsites are fantastic. Great tent pads, fire pits, bear lockers and picnic tables. The rangers were great. The restrooms and showers were very clean and well maintained. It is only a short 0.8 mile hike to beautiful Lake Michigan. Now the bad. We were there mid- June and the Mosquitos were unrelenting. I was told they were really... More

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Three Rivers, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We have been camping at the Platte River Campground for at least 10 years now, if not longer. It is our favorite campground of all we have camped at. My kids who are now 22 and 18 love to camp here and are sad they won't be able to make the trip this year. We have made the trip with... More

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9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Stayed last week in July into early August, never wanted to leave! We planned a last minute getaway to Michigan to see the Great Lakes, stumbled upon Sleeping Bear National Park and decided to go. Initially we booked the only site available online, a walk-in site, C5, for one night, unsure of how the campground would look. When we arrived,... More

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Painesville, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stayed at the Platte River Campground from Tuesday Sept. 3 until Sunday Sept. 8. Although the campground was full, it still remained quiet and clean. The restrooms were amazingly clean. I think they were cleaned twice daily. Each shower stall is an enclosed room, so it is very private. There are only 2 showers on each loop, but we... More

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Sarnia, Canada
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

It is a very good, clean family campground. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The washrooms were always clean and tidy. As a first time camper, I will definately be going back for another stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Clean, spacious, safe, great location to the dunes and Traverse City. As a newbie camper, staying here with my was a great experience. Felt safe. Showers and bathrooms were really clean! Make reservations in advance. This gem books up fast for the season.

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Oxford, Michigan
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110 reviews 110 reviews
39 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Very quiet, safe environment, perfect for kids on bicycles. Was a little bummed that we could not ride bikes on trails, walking only. Although it was the 4th of July week, it didn't feel crowded. We drove up to Traverse City almost everyday. If we ever go back to that area we would try and camp closer to TC. But... More

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Coleman, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The lots are huge and have cement pads. We were able to get a 33 ft trailer in. Very private, and quiet. The bath house is very clean. Close to beaches, scenic drives and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. There is hiking, tubing and kayaking close by. This is a beautiful part of Michigan.

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Address: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City, MI
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Also Known As:
Platte River Campground Hotel Traverse City
Platte River Campground Michigan

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