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Waterloo Recreation Area

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Greg and Mary Beth wrote a review Oct 2020
Ypsilanti, Michigan22 contributions2 helpful votes
Waterloo Recreation Area is a beautiful place to visit all year round ... but, in the Fall it's spectacular!!! The Fall Colors are breathtaking and for folks that live in Southeastern Michigan it's an easy drive to get there ... and all others should include it in their weekend or vacation plans!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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HappyCamper415 wrote a review Nov 2019
Chelsea, Michigan3 contributions
A beautiful place to hike. Discourteous dog owners, however, seem to think they own it. I have had two rotweillers run out of the woods at me at once....a bulldog/pitbull looking dog ran at me, my kids, and my small dog, and the owner refused to leash it...some retriever loose in the water came at me while kayaking as well, and the owner seemed to think this was real cute. Waterloo......please enforce your rules. Some day you will be sued when a kid gets mauled.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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2ContentReading wrote a review Aug 2019
Michigan20 contributions6 helpful votes
We have camped here twice and enjoyed both experiences. The roadway leading into the campground is the biggest bummer with the washboard-type dirt road but the park is beautiful for walking and the staff friendly. We enjoy biking and there was plenty to keep us busy while there. You really have to educate yourself on which campground in the park is more your cup of tea as one is more "parking lot" style on grass whereas the other is more rustic and has mature trees throughout. It all depends on what you enjoy. We like a bit more privacy and picked out site accordingly.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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russnoftz wrote a review Aug 2019
Chicago, Illinois3 contributions
We tent camped here for three nights. The upsides were the well groomed campground, the amenities (beach, playground, disc golf), the helpful staff and especially the free private showers with hot water. We stayed adjacent to the shower house in the south loop. The downsides were that by Friday night, there was no privacy, that aside from the 'out and back' Waterloo-Pinckney trail, there isn't any real hiking. And, the mosquitoes. Not until we got home, did we realize how active the mosquitoes were (we hadn't felt feel them biting). A week after leaving, my wife and I still had visible bites all over our exposed skin. But, with sufficient insect repellent, it was an excellent campground.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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cbrown154 wrote a review Aug 2019
Syracuse, New York18 contributions17 helpful votes
We only stayed one night, but it was a very pleasant experience. The sites, like most Michigan State Park site, our large and wooded. The bathhouse was very nice, clean and well-kept. There’s a small restaurant just outside the gate where we had a beer and a pizza and it was most excellent.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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