Destinations

10 Best Campgrounds Near Grand Rapids

by CampspotterJul 22, 2021

Whether you’re from Grand Rapids and are looking for a nearby getaway or are exploring West Michigan for the first time, we’ve got a campground that fits your needs. While there are tons of awesome destinations in the Great Lake State, we’ve narrowed down our ten favorites we know you’ll love. We hope this list helps you make Michigan memories that will last a lifetime! 

Steamboat Park Campground in Jenison, MI – 7 miles away

RV parked on the river near Grand Rapids, MI

Join Steamboat Park Campground for fun and relaxation on the Grand River banks in Jenison, MI. The park features 65 full-hookup campsites, most directly along the river with a sandy shoreline bottom. For those looking to explore the surrounding area, Grand Rapids is just a short drive away. Explore Frederik Meijer Gardens, John Ball Zoo, Founders Brewery, and more! 

Woodchip Campground in Byron Center, MI – 9 miles away 

RVs parked amongst the trees at a campground near Grand Rapids

Woodchip Campground is the perfect place for your West Michigan camping trip! They offer 122 spacious sites with a picnic table and fire pit. Family fun happens here – enjoy the jumping pillow, inflatables, playground, Friday night glow rides, and free root beer floats. Minutes away from Grand Rapids, you can also enjoy all the fun that downtown has to offer. 

Hidden Ridge RV Resort in Hopkins, MI – 25 miles away 

Main building at Hidden Ridge campground.

Surrounded by mature trees and two pristine lakes for paddle boating and fishing, this gated resort is for guests who prefer a rustic environment while enjoying deluxe amenities. Take a dip in the heated pool; stop by the log cabin lodge to meet with neighbors; or, spend the day engrossed in a game of horseshoes, shuffleboard, pickleball, and more! Nearby you’ll find Gun Lake Casino and the Martin Drag Strip, both within five miles of the campground. 

Oak Grove Resort & Campground in Holland, MI – 29 miles away 

Ariel view of Oak Grove RV Park in Michigan with Lake Michigan in the background.

This resort is within walking distance to Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa, where you can enjoy beautiful lakeshores and an abundance of water activities. Oak Grove is a full hookup RV resort surrounded by a beautiful canopy of oak trees. There is plenty of activities for the whole family, including a GaGa Ball pit, heated pool and hot tub, and the famous baby goats! Head into Downton Holland, where you can enjoy local shops, breweries, restaurants, and more!

Lakeside Resort Campground in Ionia, MI – 31 miles away 

Canoes on the water at Lakeside Resort Campground in Michigan.

Lakeside Resort Campground offers a family-friendly camping experience. Campers can choose from full-service RV sites and rental travel trailers. The property features a beautiful lake perfect for kayaking, fishing, and paddle boating. Other amenities include a swimming beach, pavilion, pool, special events, and more. The park is situated between Grand Rapids and Lansing, perfect for exploring museums, shopping, restaurants, and so much more! 

White River RV Park & Campground in Montague, MI – 45 miles away 

RV site in the woods in Muskegon.

Enjoy camping in Muskegon County near Michigan’s Adventure and Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Choose from vacation rentals, cabins, and campsites, including pull-through RV sites. On-site you’ll find a heated swimming pool, wading creek, several playground areas, horseshoes, volleyball, and basketball court. This campground is a great home base for Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park and the many nearby Lake Michigan beaches and activities. 

Silver Creek RV Resort in Mears, MI – 63 miles away 

RV parked at Silver Creek RV Resort during golden hour.

One of the best campgrounds near Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Creek RV Resort, is full of adventure. Here, you’ll find over 250 RV sites with concrete pads, full hookups, and fire rings for s’ mores under the stars. Swim in the pool, relax in the hot tub, grab some friends for a game of shuffleboard, or explore nearby attractions –  the options are endless. Start planning your next camping trip in West Michigan today. 

Buttersville Campground in Ludington, MI – 77 miles away 

RVs parked in the woods on Lake Michigan in Ludington, MI.

With a scenic view of Lake Michigan and 1/4 mile of beautiful beach frontage, Buttersville Campground is the perfect location for a relaxing getaway. Offering 60 sites, there is bound to be a spot for you. Each site has a fire ring and access to the park amenities. See what Lake Michigan has to offer at Buttersville Campground!

Weko Beach Campground in Bridgman, MI – 84 miles away 

Beach at Weko Beach Campground in Michigan.

Weko Beach Campground offers a sandy shoreline on beautiful Lake Michigan! Including 70 campsites, and seven rustic cabins where you can enjoy your stay just minutes from the beach. Spend the day swimming, kayaking, or boating and finish with a spectacular sunset over Lake Michigan! They offer a seasonal boat launch, kayak rentals, picnic areas, and a playground. Weko Beach Campground is the perfect setting to relish in all the beauty Lake Michigan has to offer!

Petoskey RV Resort in Petoskey, MI – 168 miles away 

Main building with pond in front at Petoskey River RV Resort.

Discover the perfect getaway for you and your family at this beautiful 26-acre resort featuring spacious RV sites and rental cottages. Kick your feet up at the cozy community lodge; cool off in the beautiful outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool and spa, or start a pickup match at the pristine tennis courts. Petoskey RV Resort is a stone’s throw from world-class fishing, hiking, and golfing. Just minutes away from downtown Petoskey, this resort has it all!

West Michigan has so much to offer – from Grand Rapids to the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, and beyond. We hope you get the chance to explore the mitten state when you book a stay at any of these incredible campgrounds. Visit Campspot.com to browse and book your next getaway.