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Address: 1132 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone Number: 231 922-5270
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Popular with families, this park offers a variety of outdoor recreations...

Popular with families, this park offers a variety of outdoor recreations from swimming and sunbathing to biking and camping.

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Great beach

Only used the "day use area". Great swimming beach.Very accessible. Close to downtown ( aprox. 4 ml. )

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ron f
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Taylor, Michigan
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midland, mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time camping here and didn't know what to expect. Blindly booked a site online. I was pleasantly surprised at the bathhouse. Also they have ice and wood for purchase. TART bike path is awesome, takes you across town and around the bay. Campsites are wooded, mostly shaded. There are some low ones though so if you tent, be careful.... More 

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Taylor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only used the "day use area". Great swimming beach.Very accessible. Close to downtown ( aprox. 4 ml. )

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Thank ron f
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to better, been to worse places. The campground was generally very noisy (both people and the highway traffic). I wasn't all that impressed that the campground was not on the same side as the beach.There is a bridge that leads across the highway. But the view of the bay was of course beautiful. This was a good place to... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Great beach, very casual and accessible. Great to chill, enjoy the lake, play on the sands. Basic amenities like the restrooms, some playground for kids, perfect for picnic and no fuss relaxation. I visited the place after work, enjoyed the beach between 16:30 - 18:00 and it was not crowded at sll during the weekend. You simply park your car,... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed at this campground on Memorial Day weekend. We had a nice site that was rather large. My only complaint would be how far our electric hookup was from our camper. Luckily we had an extension cord. Make sure you do your research about the site you are picking. Several of the sites had trees in locations that would... More 

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Milford
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

There are many spots and some are small, many are not level. The location across the street from the beach is nice, but we won't use this park in the summer as it's too crowded.

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Came here with our 2 and 6 year old daughter, for the first time. Our site was right near the swings, which was great for our girls. It is right on the main road, so the car noise can be too much. It may be better by the back of the park. The airport isn't too far away so airplanes... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Large long and wide sandy beach. Family friendly. Some food vendors during the season. Able to rent watercraft nearby. Very shallow so kids can walk out quite a way.

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Thank Nancy S
Ortonville, Michigan
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178 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This is a lovely park right on the Bay. There is a walkway over the busy highway for the campers to use but we come here and park near the beach for picnics overlooking the water.

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Thank Sue S
Flat Rock, Michigan
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68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

So, who wants to pay top dollar to stay in Traverse City during the summer months?? This is a very affordable way to stay in Traverse City. We had no issues with the campground. There is an excellent meat market/deli very close to this park on the same side of the road.

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