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58 Reviews of 11 Rhodes, Michigan Campgrounds

Corey O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2021

Nice campground close to home

Nice rustic campground located just north of west branch. No showers, privy is is decent shape. Not the worst not the best. Several lake front sites to choose from with excellent views. There is a public boat launch here. There is an ORV trailhead here as well so the majority of the campers here…

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Month of VisitJuly
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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Amazing veiw

The site we stayed at had an amazing view and was right on the water.

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Month of VisitJuly
Sasha K.
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2021

The dog beach is so much better than expected

The campsites themselves are sadly devoid of much shade, and only a few even have a water view.  But the dog beach, a bit of a walk down the trail towards the lighthouse, surely exceeded our expectations.  Most places designate barely usable waterfront areas to dog beach. At first glance, the dog…

  • Our dogs don't even normally like to swim, but loved the dog beach, with it's warm shallow calm waters.
Month of VisitJuly
Michelle S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 13, 2021

Quiet & small

We chose this campground due to location (family event nearby). The sites are spacious and clean. The campground had 4 other occupied sites (seasonal?). We never saw another person during our visit. The sites have electric only. Water is shared between 3-4 sites, so you better bring a hundred feet…

  • Our site seemed to be the only one with a sledding hill.
  • Very clean shower. Only one stall.
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Month of VisitMay
Gary G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2021

Great park with a lighthouse

East Tawas is a place I've visited most of my adult life. There's some walking trails here, the lighthouse is a close walk/bike from anywhere in the park. Getting to town is a few minute drive, or a very long bike ride on the road.

Like most Michigan State Parks, your site has electric (30/50)…

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Month of VisitJuly
Rob G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2021

Beautiful

Beautiful spots, nicely spaced, right on the water. Ranger stopped in to say hey each day. I plan on going back before it gets too busy.

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Month of VisitDecember
Samantha C.
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2021

Worth the drive for us!

We took a group of 6 adults and 3 kids to Bay City which was a pretty good drive for us. We had a lot of fun! Park was clean and located across from the lake. There was a splash pad area for the kids which they begged to go to every day! The only bad thing was we had to drive our kayaks across the…

Kate K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2021

Incredibly beautiful and secluded

We stumbled on this campground accidentally but I am sure happy that we did! What a beautiful place. We were there in the late fall, so I imagine it most likely gets busy in the summer seeing as half the sights have lake access. Although, for a beautiful fall weekend there was wasn’t more than 3…

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Lydia T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2020

Bay City State Park Campground

This is a really nice campground with newer bathrooms. I saw two cabins. The campground is not right on the lake. You have to cross the road to get to the state park with a great beach and a small, two mile trail. The campsites are right next to each other but there were a lot of mature trees.…

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Lydia T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2020

Manistee national forest camping

The camping is dispersed with walk in sites or drive in. There is a variety of pit toilets with trash pick up.

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Jennifer H.
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2020

Large shady sites

The restrooms and showers were very clean, smelled of bleach. The nature trail around the lagoon is a birder's dream. We saw white egrets blue heron, sand pipers and their babies. There is a long paved bike path we had a dear pass within 6 feet of us and enjoyed hiking out to the watch towers. …

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Melissa M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2020

Peaceful • Rustic

We absolutely love camping here weather it’s in a tent, hammock or RV we have always loved camping here.

Night sounds are so relaxing.

We typically do the sites closer to Mio sites 1-6

Plenty of trails and fishing.

No water No electric No sewer

D G.
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2020

Hidden Inland Lake Gem

Rustic first come first serve sites. Well water pump and vault toilets. No shower. We started on spot 8 but moved to 21 after one night - 8 was near the toilets and you get the occasion whiff of poop while 21 is on lake and more secluded. All the spots are very large with picnic table and fire…

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2020

Just As I Remember

I first camped here in college when some friends organized a group to go during our spring break. It was such a fun time. Our site was private and had great access to the pond/river below. The rangers stopped by just to say hi and were very cool.

Remembering this trip and camping area, my wife…

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