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darts, card games, potlucks, and more. The center of activity is the large heated, L-shaped swimming pool, surrounded by a spacious deck with plen-
ty of chairs and chaise lounges, where nudity is mandatory. Forest Hills Club offers tent and RV sites, as well as three rental cabins. While this is
a membership-based club, they welcome daily members through October 31st with hopes that day visitors become future members.
Keep yourself healthy, both mentally and phys- ically, by camping in the Mt. Pleasant area. The area’s campgrounds offer high-quality facilities, diverse recreation opportunities, and exposure to the area’s natural surroundings. The intertwining trails and paths are also great for the whole fam- ily to explore and get some exercise. Find your favorite spot and set up camp while surrounded by friends, family, and the bountiful nature of Mt. Pleasant.
A great place to plan a camping trip in Mecosta County is Cran-Hill Ranch in Rodney. They offer everything from swimming and boat- ing to riding horses through the lake. The kids will love the activities and parents will appreciate their camping rates and amenities.
Muskegon KOA Campground is celebrating 14 years of ownership with Stephen and Debbie Yates. Come out and enjoy catch and release fishing, pleasant walking trails around the private lakes, as well as rentals of canoes, kayaks, and StandUP Paddleboards. Whether you’re stopping in for Memorial Day weekend or any time during the season, show your Active Duty Military ID to save 15% off any campsite, including all cabins. Make your reservations today and bring the whole family for some outdoor fun.
More Camping in Central West Michigan
• Blodgett Landing Campground, Hersey
• Conestoga Campground, Coopersville
• Duke Creek Campground, Cedar Springs
• Hideaway Campground & Lighthouse Grill,
• Ionia State Recreation Area, Ionia
• Lincoln Pines Resort, Gowen
• Little Switzerland Resort & Campground,
• Muskegon State Park, Muskegon
• Sandy Shores Campground, Mears
• Silver Creek Luxury RV Resort, Mears
• Silver Lake State Park, Mears
• Stony Haven Campground & Cabins, New Era
• Trailway Campground, Montague
• Vacation Station RV Resort, Ludington
• White River RV Park & Campground, Montague • Woods and Waters RV Park, White Cloud
Camping in Northern West Michigan
Indigo Bluffs in Empire offers unique expe- riences no matter how you like to camp. They have an RV park, RV resort, and cottages, where your family and friends can gather and enjoy
one another’s company. Located at the doorstep of many of Michigan’s best hands-on activities, Indigo Bluffs is a short trip from Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan beaches, and trails. You can also explore the many surrounding towns that are filled with shops and eateries before heading back to your campsite for an evening of fun.
The Straits of Mackinac have been welcom- ing visitors for centuries, and today’s modern family will enjoy Mackinac Lakefront Cabin Rentals (formerly known as Mackinac Motor Lodge & Resort), along the shores of Lake Huron in Mackinaw City. From here, you can enjoy views of the Mackinac Bridge, Round Island,
and Mackinac Island. Sixteen cabins and shaded RV sites are situated in a quiet country setting just three minutes from downtown and are open through mid-October.
Pine River Paddlesports offers both camping and on-water excursions, located in the heart of the Huron-Manistee National Forest in Wellston. They operate a very clean and quiet private
campground, with heavily wooded sites for privacy. If pitching a tent isn’t your idea of fun, check out their quaint and comfortable Camping Cabin, or the Pine River Vacation Rental home right on the banks of the Pine River. You can rent canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle-boards, rubber rafts, and tubes right on location. Choose from the Pine River or the Big Manistee River, and they’ll take care of transportation, life jackets, and any training you need.
A visit to Sault Ste. Marie and the Upper Peninsula is synonymous with getting back to nature, making the eastern U.P. a not-to-be-missed destination. Known as the Great Waters region, the area offers campers endless opportunities to explore picturesque locales with a full range of hands-on excitement. The area’s campgrounds offer beautiful views of the river and freighters, with some being directly located on the riverfront. Reconnect with nature during your camping stay in the Sault Ste. Marie area!
More Camping in Northern West Michigan
• Camp Daggett, Petoskey
• Fisherman’s Island State Park, Charlevoix
• Indian Lake State Park, Manistique
• Insta-Launch Campground & Marina, Manistee
• Kampvilla RV Park, Bear Lake
• Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping and Cabins,
Mackinaw City
• Mountain Valley Lodge, Thompsonville
• Muskallonge Lake State Park, Newberry
• Timber Ridge RV and Recreation Resort,
Traverse City
• Traverse City KOA, Buckley
• Twin Oaks Campground and Cabins, Wellston
• Vacation Trailer Park Inc, Benzonia
Statewide Resources for Camping in West Michigan
• ARVC Michigan
• Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles &
Campgrounds (MARVAC)
• Michigan State Parks & Recreation
Today, WMTA continues its mission as a self-sustaining, membership-funded non-profit. For more information, please visit, or call 616-245-2217x107.
Calhoun County Fair Senior Day
Having a parent in a safe, comfortable place with highly trained a long way in reducing the amount of time you spend worrying.
Schedule your visit today.
706 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017 269-281-9685 • •
*FREE Gate admission all day for Veterans on MONDAY August 13, Veteran’s Day at the Fair!
August 15, 2018
9:00am-1:00pm Community Tent
FREE Gate Admission to the Calhoun County Fair for Seniors all day.
You must RSVP for a LUNCH, call 269-979-1412 x308 by August 10th.
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Community Tent Activities:
BINGO, DRUMMING, LUNCH and More BINGO. Sponsored by: Calhoun County Senior Services
and Senior Times.

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