At The Dyrt, we share camping tips from our community of campers and campgrounds. With so many campers staying home, we continue to share this info so you can plan future camping trips across the U.S.

Heading to Questival in Lansing, MI and want to camp? We put together this list of popular campsites nearby.

Where to Camp Near Questival Lansing

Questival Lansing is coming up! Our campground recommendations start with top campgrounds by camping type, and then list campgrounds from closest to furthest, along with more information below.

Top recommendation for tent campers: Sleepy Hollow State Park

Sleepy Hollow State Park is the best campsite that provides ample room for tent campers. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.





Best backup for tent campers: Pleasant Lake

Pleasant Lake is a little further than Sleepy Hollow State Park, but makes up for it with electricity at every site. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Top recommendation for RVers: Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood Campground is not only the closest campground to Lansing, but it also offers 11 full hook-up sites at affordable rates. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

1. Cottonwood Campground, MI

Distance: 7.2 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 145 total sites.

Cost: Prices range from $27-$37 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations must be made by phone.

Phone number: (517)-393-3200

2. Sleepy Hollow State Park, MI

Distance: 22.7 miles

Rating: 5-star. “If you are all about sticking around the campground, it is a fun place to be.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 181 campsites.

Cost: $20 per night.

Reservations?: Not required, but can be made on their website.

Phone number: (800)-447-2757

3. Pleasant Lake, MI

Distance: 31.9 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 60 modern campsites with water and electricity at every site.

Cost:  Prices range from $28-$33 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations are preferred and can be made by phone.

Phone number: (517)-769-6401

4. Maple River Campground, MI

Distance: 35.9 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: Many (exact number not included).

Cost: Riverfront sites are $32 per night. Primitive sites are $25 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations are mandatory and can be made by phone.

Phone number: (989)-981-6792

5. Ionia State Rec Area, MI

Distance: 39.6 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 49 sites.

Cost: $18 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Phone number: (800)-447-2757

6. Portage Lake – Waterloo State Rec Area, MI

Image from The Dyrt user Tarah W.

Distance: 56.5 miles

Rating: 3-star. “If you are on the road and looking for close camping near Ann Arbor then I highly suggest this site.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 25 rustic sites and 136 sites with electrical and other amenities.

Cost: Rustic sites range from $13-$18. Modern sites (with electrical) range from $24-$26 per night.

Reservations? Yes, and are preferred online.

Phone number: (734)-475-8307

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