Grand Haven State Park

Michigan State Park

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1001 Harbor Ave. Grand Haven, MI 49417 616-847-1309 Reservations: 800-447-2757 Official Website

GPS: 43.0562, -86.2463

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Overview of Grand Haven State Park

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn more: Michigan Recreation Passport

Number of Sites 174

Pad Type asphalt

Reservations yes

Elevation 557 ft / 169 m

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Grand Haven State Park 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/19/2019
89 reviews
“Location, location, location ”

Reviewed 8/19/2019

Overall Rating

Full disclosure: we didn’t stay here overnight but came for the day and happen to check it out.

This is essentially parking lot camping with hookups. Everyone is jam packed and your site is just pavement.

The sites that are on the outside have direct access to the sand and views of Lake Michigan and the lighthouse- but if you are on the interior it’s not so great.

You are close enough to town that you could bike or even walk.

Cell service is fine, bathrooms are decent

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

Vicaribus would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

“So close together”

Reviewed 8/23/2016

Nightly rate: $33
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 156
Overall Rating

If you camp here be aware that you WILL meet your neighbor because there's no way of avoiding them. The spots are so tight that we couldn't park our truck in the site. You also get to hear your neighbor's conversations no matter how quiet they talk.
The entrance is a bit hard to spot but if you pass it (like we did) the next driveway is easy to turn around in and is part of the state park so they don't mind. The roads are paved to get in as well as the pad you park on. It's hard to park due to how cramped everything is and being extremely close together. But the site was almost perfectly level and the electricity was reliable even though the campground was packed.
It's situated on a lovely beach where you can walk out for quite a way without the water going above your hips! The campground is right at the lighthouse and its a short walk to it (beautiful at sunset).
The town is close and there are lots of breweries and restaurants to keep you busy.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • general store
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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