Covert / South Haven KOA

Open April 20 - October 21

Reserve: 269-764-0818

Reserve: 269-764-0818

Info: 800-562-9304

Info: 800-562-9304

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39397 M140 Highway

Covert, MI 49043

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RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 2:00 pm


Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 12:00 pm

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

General Campground Information

Visitor Policy

All visitors and vehicles must register before entering the park and obtain a vehicle pass; $8.00 per person. Visiting hours are over at 10pm.


Rates on RV/Tent/Rustic Cabin sites include 2 adults and 2 children.  Additional adults are $7.50/night and additional children are $6.50/night.  
State law requires no more than 8 individuals on a site, this includes having someone visit you.  Please keep this in mind when asking to have visitors.
Cabin occupancy is clearly stated in descriptions.  For safety and code reasons, please do not assume additional individuals beyond what  is stated for any given cabin will be allowed to stay with you.  Showing up with additional individuals will require the purchase of an additional site or being turned away without a refund.

Firewood Policy

Please Note: In an effort to protect our trees from the Emerald Ash Borer, we will no longer permit any of our guests to bring their own firewood of any kind. The state of Michigan recommends no moving of firewood in the State and no outside wood brought into any campgrounds. Firewood is available on site for purchase.

Quiet Hours

10pm to 9am. Recreational areas are closed during these hours. Play area closes at 9pm.

Check In/Out Times

Check In Time: 3 pm for all sites
Check Out Time: RV & Tent sites is 2pm; Cabins, Deluxe Cabins & RV rental unit is 12pm. Eastern Standard Time.
Early check in before noon is $15, Late check out until 6pm is $15. All late check outs need to be arranged in advance at the front office, late check out without advance notice is automatically charged $15.

Cancellation/No Show Policy

Refer to KOA corporate cancellation policy for RV, tent sites & Rustic cabins. Deluxe cabins always require 30 days notice.

Holiday Weekends, and Special Event weekends Cancellation: require a cancellation by phone greater than 2 weeks prior to arrival date for RV & Tent sites and 30 days for Cabins, Deluxe Cabins & RV rental unit. If cancellation occurs after that time deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations occurring within 48 hours of arrival for any site are non-refundable and no rain check.
All reservations will be held until 9:00 AM the morning following your scheduled arrival. If you do not arrive and have not cancelled your reservation or informed us of a next day arrival by phone, you will be charged the full amount of your reservation and your reservation will then be cancelled.

No refunds for early check out on Holiday or special event weekends. No refunds for early check outs on cabins, deluxe cabins or RV rental unit at any time.

Motorized Vehicles

All unlicensed motorized vehicles/scooters/gators prohibited. Golf carts with a permit from the KOA office are allowed. You MUST provide proof of insurance for your golf cart. Your insurance carrier can email proof to See office for details at check-in.

Extra Vehicles

We allow for one vehicle per site. Extra vehicles will be charged $5/day and must be parked in our visitor/registered guest parking area.

Pet Policy

In an effort to maintain a quality camping atmosphere for all campers, the site rate is inclusive of up to 2 dogs/site. Additional dogs will be $4/night/dog. The number of dogs is clarified at check in and charged at that time, not at the time of the reservation. All pets must be kept on a 6 foot leash or less and under control at all times. Dogs that exhibit any aggressive behavior, or excessive barking at campers walking by will be asked to leave. Please use designated dog walk areas and clean up after your pet. Pets may NOT be left unattended at your site and must leave the campground whenever the owner leaves. Dogs are not allowed to dig holes at campsites. No pets in buildings, playground or pool. (Please, no doggie deposits left in blueberry patches). Downtown South Haven is dog friendly and encourages you to bring your pet shopping with you. Only restaurants are excluded from having pets.

Info on RV's wanting a tent on their site

We allow for one camping unit/site. If you need to put a tent on a site with an RV, it must be pre-approved as certain sites are not allowed to have a tent on them. Cabins are not allowed to have tents on their site. There is a $20/night fee to put a tent on a site with an RV. The site still cannot exceed 6 total people and no more than 4 adults.


All fires must be contained in fire rings and attended. Do not move fire rings. Do NOT bring in firewood due to Emerald Ashborer disease. Firewood is for sale at the campground.


Blueberry Season: The season typically starts around July 4th through Labor Day. We are the only KOA that has an active farm within the confines of the campground. We produce 3 varieties of berries: Blue Crop, Jersey & Elliot. We offer U-pick to campers as well as to the public. Pricing is dependent on the market. If you would like to pick please ask at the front desk for current pricing information and an approved picking container. We also take blueberry orders at check in or anytime during your stay if you want us to do the work. If you would like to schedule your stay around blueberry season, feel free to give us a call.

Meet Your Hosts

Tom & Libby DeRosa

We want our campers to enjoy a stress free, family fun atmosphere to create those lasting memories.

One of the first things you will notice about the DeRosa family is the value they place on quality family time. When deciding what their next venture in life would be, Tom & Libby DeRosa, along with their triplets, Katie, Tommy and Micaela and their youngest son Joshua wanted it to involve the whole family.

"We knew we wanted a family business where everyone including the kids could participate and use their God given  gifts and talents," said Libby. "KOA was a perfect fit because of our love for camping and the opportunity to spend family time together."

Their philosophy on family is what makes the campground so inviting. "We have always felt that spending time together as a family is important," said Libby. "We want our campers to enjoy a stress free, family fun atmosphere to create those lasting memories."

One activity that families can enjoy on the campground is picking blueberries that are ready to be picked from July to early September. "We have over 4 acres of u-pick blueberries on the campground," said Tom. "South Haven area is famous for its quality of blueberries and has come to be known as the Blueberry Capitol."

Before entering the camping industry, Tom was an engineer and Libby was a very busy stay at home mom and physical therapist.

In their spare time, Libby loves to garden, while Tom enjoys hunting. Tom is in the state record book for his 6 point deer that is showcased in the campground lodge, along with his elk and his brother's state record 33 point non-typical deer. As you walk the campground you will see many of Libby's landscaping projects, as she loves flowers.

UPDATE: 11 years have past since we opened the "doors" on the Covert/South Haven KOA and many of you have seen our 4 kids grow up right before your eyes. Well we can tell you it has been a busy last couple of years. All 4 children were married between Aug. 2015 and June 2016. So we are now the proud parents of 4 additional children. Wondering if it might be a Guinness record for most sibling weddings in a 10 month period of time.  And now most recently we are expecting our first two grandchildren!!  Tommy & Seralyn are due with a girl in Jan. 2018 and  Katie and Trevor are due with a boy in April 2018.  So hopefully we will have some exciting pictures of the next generation in yellow.


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