As a destination, you will find Michigan's Great Southwest has the whole package. While in the area you'll find beautiful scenery, the freshest fruits and hours upon hours of affordable, family fun. Combined with your camping experience with us, you'll discover that in addition to the beach sand in your car floor mats, you'll return home with wonderful memories that will bring you back again and again.
The most popular beach spot to get the sand between your toes, take a dip in Lake Michigan, or enjoy reading a book and taking a nap on the shore while being lulled by the sights, sounds and smells of this freshwater ocean. Minutes will turn to hours as you become fully immersed in a restful vacation-mode.
Traveling with your four-legged friend and wanting to go to the beach? Not a problem! Located just three miles from our campground, this pet-friendly park allows "fido" to come with you, and provides a great place to spend an afternoon or take in a Lake Michigan sunset.
The park features paved parking, porta johns, wooden walkway and stairs to the beach, shaded picnic area with metal grills, playground equipment and dog bag dispenser.
Park closes at 11pm.
Enjoy a relaxing day paddling down the Paw Paw River in your kayak or canoe. Public access points can be found on the Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails website. They promote coastal public access by linking regional water trails to form a statewide water trail system along every mile of Great Lakes shoreline. Various river segments of the 62-mile long Paw Paw River Trail offer paddlers all all skill level (Beginner/Intermediate and Advance) with wonderful outdoor recreation.
Please note: Plans have been approved by our local and state officials to develop a new public park directly across the street from our campground that will include a new water trail access point. This project is scheduled to begin in 2018.
Cyclist and hikers will love to explore the Kal-Haven Trail State Park. This 34-mile crushed limestone path connects South Haven and Kalamazoo. The trail meanders through wooded areas, past farm lands and over rivers and streams. Trail highlights include a camelback bridge and covered bridge.
10th Street, Kalamazoo trailhead, Baily Street, South Haven trailhead,
South Haven, MI 49090
Come enjoy what others have knows for years! Southwest Michigan has been a vacation destination offering guests access to beautiful Lake Michigan Beaches, area orchards with the freshest peaches, apples, and cherries you'll ever find, and award winning vineyards. If you're looking to explore a larger area, we are also centrally located to help those wishing to take day trips to/from other great cities nearby like Grand Rapids & Holland, Michigan to the north, South Bend, Indiana to the south, Kalamazoo to the east, or Chicago to the west.
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Our campground is just two miles from Lake Michigan where you'll find several beach options to take in a sunset. Afterwards, you'll be able to get back to your campsite to make a s'more for the perfect ending of a perfect day!