General Campground Information

Store Hours

Sunday - Wednesday   9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - Saturday     9:00am - 7:00pm

Check-in / Check-out

Campsites - Check-In after 2:30pm, Check-out at noon. 
All Cabins -  Check-In after 3:00pm, Check out is 11am.
No refunds for early departures

Quiet Hours

10:00 pm - 8:00 am Please be considerate of your fellow campers. We want you to enjoy your stay, but we do ask you be considerate and keep the noise down while other campers start to wind down for the night.  All children (17 and under) must be back on their sites or at a site with an adult. Radios should be turned OFF and voices should not be heard past your site. We all need to be mindful of our neighbors.

Site Occupancy Policy

No tents are allowed on Cabin sites. We will allow 1 tent on an RV site for a $30 one time fee.  Also, we will allow up to 2 small  tents on a tent site.  Maximum occupancy for RV Sites and Tent Sites is 6 people per site, visitors included.  We allow one family and one vehicle per site. A family is defined as parents and their minor children. Rates are based on 2 adults and 2 children, there is a $10.00 additional charge per adult (18+)  per night and $5.00 per additional child (3-17)  per night. Cabin occupancy is not to exceed the number of people the cabin is rated for. All vehicles in the campground must have a car pass visibly displayed.


Parents are responsible for the actions and safety of their children. Ages 5 years and under must be accompanied to the restrooms. All children under 17 should be at their campsite by 10:00 pm or dark, whichever is first, unless with a parent. For safety reasons, no bike riding in the dark. Please do not walk or ride bikes  through sites whether occupied or empty.

Visitor Policy

Visitors: must register and receive a parking pass before entering the park.  Visiting hours are over at 9pm.  Admission fee is required.  Please let the office know in advance that you will be having visitors..  There is a limit to the amount of visitors, depending on how many people you have currently at your site.

Speed Limit

5 MPH. If it seems slow, you are doing it right. No mini-bikes, mopeds, motorized scooters please. No bicycle riding after dark. No skateboards. Please do not cut thru sites, use the roads.

Swimming Pool

No lifeguard is on duty, swim at your own risk. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. Babies and toddlers must use a swim diaper. No glass of any kind or smoking permitted in pool area. Please follow posted rules.
Pool is open Memorial Day Weekend until Labor Day.

Pet Policy

Pets are now allowed in some of our lodging. Pet fees are  $25 per day for studios and cabins, capped at $75.
Pet fees will be charged upon Check-in
Pet owners will be totally responsible for their pets at all times. Keep your pet on a handheld leash and quiet. Pets must not be left unattended. No pets are allowed in service buildings, pool area or playground. Dog litter is to be cleaned up immediately; please carry a bag. Pets are not allowed in our Lodges. We allow pets in SOME of our Studios and Cabins. Please check with the office to find out which ones are pet-friendly.

Smoking, Alcohol and Music

We take great pride in our Park being a safe and healthy place to vacation. We ask that If you Smoke, drink or play music to do it in a manor where it is not infringing on others around you. Smoking and drinking should be at your site and not in excess.  Music played in a manor as not to be a nuisance to your neighbor in any way day or night.


All fires must be in fire rings and attended at all times. DO NOT move fire rings. No wood, dead or alive, is to be collected from within the park.

Meet Your Hosts

Donna and J Nault

“It's always a great day at the KOA!!”

Donna and J are lifelong campers who have put down roots in the KOA system and have found their home at Traverse City KOA!

They love hosting visiting Campers and listening to stories of their adventures, helping with mechanical issues, or even guiding campers to local attractions, eateries or activities. Once you meet Donna and J, they become lifelong friends.

The staff that Donna and J have built around them is also terrific. These camper service representatives never settle on OK and build every task they perform on their strong guest service values. This is why you will find a team that puts guests first.

Come on down and camp with us! Donna, J, and the crew would love to have you as a guest at Traverse City KOA!!