Experience a Getaway Unlike Any Other at the Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday

Experience camping near Ludington, Michigan, surrounded by the beautiful Manistee-Huron National Forest, when you come to Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday. Our campground is 18 miles east of Ludington and a short distance from the Pere Marquette River — perfect for recreational activities such as swimming, fishing, boating and more. You and your family will have plenty of open space to have an epic family camping adventure.

Full-Service Campground Near Ludington, MI

We are one of the full-service campgrounds near Ludington East, a harbor town on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Pere Marquette River. Whether you camp in your RV, a tent or a cabin, you and your family will have everything you need to have a comfortable and relaxing stay.

RV Sites

Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday has many Pull-Thru and Back-In RV Sites to accommodate RVs of all sizes. Our RV park in Ludington, MI comes equipped sites that have water and electric, just electric and full hookups. The RV Sites have grass and gravel pads, providing an ideal parking place.  We even have a site fully fenced in to keep your furry friend close by at all times!

Tent Camping

You and your family can also sleep under the stars while tent camping near Ludington, Michigan. Our Tent Sites provide a rustic and traditional camping experience for all to enjoy and is perfect for a family camping trip. Whether you stay at a Tent Site with water and electric, only electric, or no hookups, your tent camping experience will be a great one.  We also have picnic tables available for use at some sites.

Campground Cabins

Our KOA Campground also offers lodgings for a luxurious camping experience. We provide Deluxe Cabins, RV Rentals, Camping Cabins and a Vacation Rental Lodge. The Deluxe Cabins provide the comfort of home with a full bath and a full or partial kitchen. The RV Rentals and Vacation Rental Lodge also have a full bath and kitchen. Our Camping Cabins in Ludington, MI provide a more traditional camping experience, having no bath or kitchen.  Our rental cabins and accommodations are perfect for family camping!

Extended/Group Camping Stays at Ludington East/Pere Marquette KOA

You and your family or friends can camp for an extended time at our KOA Campground. We have campsites that can accommodate large groups monthly or seasonally.

Outdoor Recreational Activities Near Lake Michigan

We're located less than 30 miles from Lake Michigan in the heart of the Huron-Manistee National Forest, where there are plenty of things to do.  Visit local attractions, such as West Michigan Golf Courses or the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, or spend some quality time in the outdoors by fishing or renting canoes on the Pere Marquette River.  

Unique Campground Amenities 

You can access fun amenities and activities whenever you camp at Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday. You and your family can enjoy spending time on-site with a playground, hiking trails, crafts for kids, wine tastings for adults, and so much more. We also host themed weekends throughout the season, like our 4th of July Weekend and Halloween Weekends. With so much to do, there is plenty of family fun activities for you at our KOA Campground.

Book Your Stay Today at Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday

Enjoy camping near Pere Marquette and Ludington when you stay at Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA Holiday — the best place to stay in Michigan! We ensure campers have a fun family vacation camping at our campground surrounded by a beautiful forest.  Check site availability and start planning your Michigan getaway when you reserve a campsite with us today!

Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 120 feet. 

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 120' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/17 - 9/8)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

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WHEN: September 6-7, 2024

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 7th for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Performing Arts

PERFORMING ARTS  Come experience the magic and pleasure of performing arts. Our current series of music, theater and specialty acts offer a delightful diversion from the everyday. Relax and unwind with quality performances, proudly presented by local and well-known talent.




TODD & BRAD REED PHOTO GALLERY  Throughout the year, feel free to stop in and talk with Todd and/or Brad Reed in their gallery. Their "Talk with the Artists" event is a great time to discuss photography, share experiences, and viewing their new images. Be sure to get a signed copy of their latest book.   114 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-0777



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