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Straits State Park

Straits State Park Campground Review

Camp the Mitten member, Andy was kind enough to share this review of the campground at Straits State Park! Straits State Park is located on the North side of the Mackinac Bridge, just outside of Saint Ignace in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which is nicknamed “God’s Country,” and for good reason! If you’re looking for a central location to use as a base camp to...

Sleepy Hollow State Park

Sleepy Hollow State Park Campground Review

We traveled to Sleepy Hollow State Park to write this review in May, 2018. Sleepy Hollow State Park is located in Laingsburg, Michigan just north of the Lansing area, making it a quick trip for us. Every time we head north for a camping destination we pass the Sleepy Hollow sign and think, “wow – we could already be there!” so we finally decided it was time to check...

Holland State Park

Holland State Park Campground Review

We headed to the Lake Macatawa unit of Holland State Park for a quick weekend trip in August, 2017. We enjoyed a Memorial weekend there in 2016 so we thought we’d try it out again. We prefer the Pines loop because of the shady trees and new, beautiful (read: more beautiful than my bathroom in my actual house) bathroom/shower facility Campsite Our site (67) was...

Bay City State Park

Bay City State Park Campground Review

We visited Bay City State Park on the way home from our week-long trip to Harrisville State Park. We enjoyed our trip so much that we just weren’t ready to come home so we snagged a cancellation and spent one more night in the camper. Bay City was right on our way home so we figured it was a great way to check out another state park in our quest to visit all of them...

Otsego Lake County Park Campground Review

We traveled to Otsego Lake County Park unexpectedly over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in 2018. We had planned to spend all weekend at Hartwick Pines but the crazy hot weather sent us searching for a swimming destination one day into our trip! A few friends and family members were camped at the park so we made a call and got SUPER lucky to find an open spot right...