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31 RV Parks near New Era, Michigan
Aug 2011 - $35.00
My sister reserved this campground for a large family camping weekend. It seems to be an older campground, but overall, we had a good experience here. The staff were friendly and helpful. The kids enjoyed the playground and fun cycles. The fun cycles were $2.00 for a half hour, but they were free on Sunday. Our site was level and shaded, which was nice. My parents had a cabin, which was also nice. The main problem we encountered was that one of the sites we had reserved was right next to the road that led to the rustic section of the campground. That site ended up being only half a site because we couldn't put anything in or near the roadway. Do not reserve sites 31/32 for this reason. Our motorhome is 31' and I don't think a larger vehicle would have been able to maneuver through the campground. Lake Michigan is a short drive from the campground. - miyzfrider
Sep 2004 - $25.00
Stony Haven? My kids call it ?dirty haven?. This was probably one of the dirtiest campgrounds that we have stayed at. We waited too long to get reservations at any other campgrounds over Labor Day weekend. While the campground owners were nice, and they would have done anything for you, the park could use a good cleaning and they need to cut down some trees. Although it was sunny when we were there, the sun never made it down to the park because of the many trees. My kids went to play on the playground and came back with grease on their clothes and more dirt. The showers and restrooms were ok at best. There was nothing to do. We did rent one of their pedal cars and found that it was again very dirty and hanging together with twine. Fun ride! We were thankful that it did not rain because then it would have become ?muddy haven?. We will never return to this campground. - crcmu93
Jul 2012 - $65.00
This campground is either very good or very bad. The good: There is much to do. There is a modestly priced and very nice indoor water park, outside horse back riding, a weekly rodeo and pig roast, several restaurants, and a beautiful golf course. The bad: The restaurants and golf are quite expensive. And, the campground is heavily wooded, making it very difficult for a 43 foot RV like mine to maneuver. There is no WIFI and no cable. It is impossible to get satellite reception. Also, the cell phone coverage is poor. And, most of all, the trees need to be trimmed. It is very frustrating and maddening to scratch up your RV just getting in and out of a campground. This place is so close to being great. There is even a a flat open spot just outside the campground, that could be set up for higher end RV's. If Double JJ wants to bring in higher end campers for their expensive golf and food, they need some higher end camping spots. Until then, it is unlikely we will return. - sse
Aug 2008 - $79.00
Dusty? Yes. Overpriced? Yes. But the Double JJ is a fun place to stay, and the CG is quite attractive, with lots of shade for most sites (helpful in the summer) Those trees do pose a hazard for larger rigs, though, especially threading through the narrow roads in the campground. Very family-friendly place, the western theme is fun, and there is lots to do. The pool area next to the campground is beautiful, with several fun pools, none too deep, and an awesome waterslide. Horseback riding is plentiful (albeit extra charge), and the rodeo (also extra) is fun. Would consider going again, perhaps for a special occasion. - PokyRVer
Jun 2008 - $89.00
AAAAA+++++ Kids loved it. Water park is the best - pputter
Jun 2016 - $30.00
This very large campground is a hidden gem. There are limited sites with power so make sure to have a reservation if you need one. I was a little hesitant when I heard that the campground only had port-a-potties. I will say that these were amazingly clean and odor free. They have these placed every 500 feet around the campground. The roads are dirt and it can get a little dusty at times but it never bothered us at our site. Big rigs will have no problems navigating the campground. Many of the sites are right on the water and the kids were able to swim right from our site. There is a beautiful sandbar with swim platforms in the middle of the lake. We did not fish but our site neighbor did and was able to catch a large bass every second or third cast. The owner and his wife were very friendly and made rounds regularly. It is clear that they take pride in the park and keep it well maintained. We did not receive a WiFi signal (nor did we ask about it) but we had strong AT&T 4g so it wasn't an issue. - TeamErnzer
Sep 2015 - $18.00
We stayed one night mid-week in September. There are only a few sites with water & electric. Many sites have electric and most are dry camping only. All sites have a view of the lake.
It's located right off of Hwy 31 but there is a lengthy dirt road to the main gate. It's still big-rig friendly but maybe not for the high-end motor coaches.
Owner is friendly, helpful and made his rounds in the evening. Great rate for PA members. - Craig H
Jul 2012 - $35.00
Lake is larger than it appears on Website. Horseback riding and Golf is right across the street at Double JJ resort which is in Rothbury. A store is right down the road and the town of Montague is very close for shopping or canoeing. The lake has a lot of lakefront sites, but many of them don't have a lot of shade so you have to think about how the shade moves with the suns movements to get a shady spot. Also has more shady private sites off the lake and a large group area with several nice sites with electric grouped together. Clean fire rings, clean everything. Very clean porta-potties everywhere. Very clean campground. Only two shower stalls but clean and adequate as this new campground is not very busy yet. Really nice roped off sandbar swimming area in the middle of lake is connected to a peninsula so you have a nice safe place for swimming with little ones. Also a floating swim dock with a ramp that you can jump off into the deep side, a fishing dock, and two floating volley ball courts. Nice sandy bottom lake with small beach areas in front of most all of the lake front sites. A road goes around the campground in a circle which is great for bike rides. Also has a bike trail towards the front of the campground and another trail towards the back. Only ice, wood, and inner tubes for rent available on site. There is a store is right down the street. Close to Michigan's Adventure. Lots of wildlife and catch and release no license fishing. Only small no gas motor boats allowed. The only thing we did not like was a bit of highway noise at night after all the birds and crickets calm down. Beautiful night sky. No frills, but it has that back woods nature feel with lots of blueberry plants everywhere and lots of privacy because there are a Lot of sites. Saw a crane living right in front of our camper on the water. - csunbean
Aug 2016 - $31.00
Park was clean and the staff could not have been nicer! Lots are spacious with sunny/open exposures. Site surface is gravel, dirt and sand. Features a fire ring and picnic table.
Complaint is that there is no TV signal (5 channels), no Wi Fi even at the store where there was supposed to be some, and no cell phone signal.
In this day and age I feel that a campground that is charging a pretty good price should have at least TV and wi fi. - User3353
Jul 2013 - $39.00
Many different sites available. Electric and water are popular. Good level full hookups. Wi-Fi very weak and sites are controlled to limit traffic. Had to use smart phone for email and trip planning. Hiking trails are good, and canoe/kayak/tube livery is close and excellent. Very friendly and helpful staff. A well established park (I used it in 1978) and they continue with improvements and new sites. - Hornman
Jun 2013 - $41.00
We really enjoyed this park. We had a site right on the creek and kids played in it all day long. They also have a decent sized pool, playground, basketball court, fishing lake nearby, small arcade, and small camp store. It is a large campground that is spread out into smaller sections which makes it seem smaller than what it actually is. Our site by the creek was quiet. There is quite a bit of shade and nice sized lots. It is 15 minutes away from Lake Michigan. Montague and Whitehall are both very nice, quaint towns. It is on White River so if you like to canoe it would be perfect. - focchick
Aug 2017 - $27.00
This is a very quiet, well-maintained park West of Montague, MI. We were on site 3 which is level, paved and shaded. We had full hook-up but brought our own water. The beach is about a half mile west but you can walk down a two-lane dead-end road to get there. The play area for kids is small and about a quarter mile away but there is a large sandbox on the grounds, complete with buckets, shovels, etc. About half the sites are seasonal but the trailers are in good condition and everybody picks up and puts their stuff away when they leave. There are a number of sites that are grassy but most seem to be level concrete pads. I rated it an 8 just because it's so remote ( which made watching the meteor shower fun). I would have no problem going back. We camped there in a motor home. - AITG
Jul 2017 - $30.00
Loved this place! Small, quiet campground with very nice grassy sites. No cable; WIFI was nonexistent, and cell phone (Verizon) service was very poor. Short walk to beautiful Lake Michigan. Only complaint was that we had to pay $5/day for a car pass even though we were already paying to camp there. Didn't make sense to me, but still a great value! - Bonnie66
Jul 2015 - $24.00
There were no signs at our (northbound) exit for this County Park. We had to rely on our GPS which isn't always correct. When we did arrive near the end of Meinert Road, there was a sign for us to turn right into the campground. We noticed most campsites were occupied by fifth wheels and trailers, probably by seasonals for use during weekends. We stayed here mid-week and we were about the only people in the campground. This campground offers 67 campsites with water, electric and sewer hookups. It has a modern bathroom with showers and a sanitary dump station. Ice and firewood are offered for sale.
All sites were well maintained and not trashy. We selected a grassy site with 30 amp service as most 50amp sites were taken. There are lots of trees but we were very lucky to get satellite service, although we frequently lost the signal. We had no service for our MYFI or our cell phone but the campground does have WIFI.
We were disappointed that the camping area was about ¼ mile from Lake Michigan. The day use was at the end of the road at the beach. This campground was okay but a little out of our way for short stays, therefore we probably would not stay here again. - gatordan
Jul 2018 - $56.00
Beautiful campground with lush grass between sites and mature trees throughout. Great staff. Many of the campers bring their "toys" here to ride Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Not much else to do in the area. - Our rv journey
Jun 2017 - $55.00
This was a wonderful park with everything you need to be comfortable. There are lots of people here going to the sand dunes, with their vehicles in tow. We stayed for a few nights visiting a relative in the area. The park is clean, spacious, quiet. - Slkeyes
Jun 2016 - $55.00
This is hands down the best RV park we have stayed on in our entire trip. Paved roads, sites are all concrete and quite wide. nice grass surrounds all the pads. spacious sites with picnic table & fire ring. Most are pull thru, W/E/S, cable are all easy access and in good shape. Wifi works fairly well.
This park is CLEAN, very well kept and friendly. They sell propane and have items in the camp store.
Nice laundry and you will not believe the showers and restrooms - granite counters, nice private showers.
We came for one night and stayed for 3 or 4. Fair amount to do in the area too. - sunandwater
Jul 2018 - $60.00
We stayed on the 4th week. Full of sand vehicles (Rev engines), beer drinkers, camp site was overrun and the facilities were terrible. Camper next to use put their extra tent on half our camp site. Fire ring was rusted in half. People would not stop walking through our site. Dogs barking that went on for a long time. Dogs doing their business on other campers sites. We did not stay more than one night and went home. Worse experience I have ever had camping. Should have been a family friendly campsite and it was full of motor heads that wanted to party. - Portagemi
Sep 2017 - $65.00
This is a very large, kid friendly park with over 200 sites and lots of mature shade trees. Unfortunately, the roadways are all one way and narrow. We had a back in site, and it was impossible for us to back in the camper. Someone who was more experienced helped us back in or it would have taken forever, and when one person is backing in, the roadway is blocked so no one can pass. They do not pick up your trash. You have to walk it to a dumpster. We played several games of pool in the recreation area at $.75 per game, but only one cue had a felt tip (all the others had fallen off). There was no bridge, no rack, and the light over the pool table was burned out. The pool was heated and we used it a couple of times. They claim that quiet hours are strictly enforced. THEY ARE NOT. We were near some very loud and inconsiderate neighbors. They continued on well past the start of quiet hours and they were never asked to turn the noise down. The park is really close to the dunes and the beach (literally a 10 minute walk), and it is ORV friendly. Unfortunately, that means that many people bring their noisy ORVs to the park. Even though they are prohibited from gunning their engines, and I don't think many people did, they are still loud when driving down the narrow roads. The wifi is really bad (probably the worst that we've experienced). This was really a problem for us because my husband had work to do and we weren't able to do anything on the internet after I exhausted my roaming data. I asked the staff about it and was told that's just how it is in the area and there was no premium wifi to purchase, but I noticed a distinctive speed increase after the park started emptying out on Sunday, so I think they don't have enough capacity for the number of people using it. - Morning Star
Jul 2015 - $50.00
Pricey area, lots of activities for kids, game rooms heated pool, paved roads. For the price would think the gravel for the sites would be in better shape needs to be filled in. Fire pit would be nice to have a grill and level, one side of the pit was buried in 3 inches of mud. - Steph and Jim
Sep 2016 - $30.00
This is an old run down park. Dirt roads and dirt sites. Bugs everywhere. Mosquitoes during the day and evening. Couldn't sit outside all week. Ants everywhere. Don't see why anyone would give this park a good rating. We had site #79 as mgr. said was 70 feet long. We could barely get our 35 ft. trailer in it. No swimming pool and the beach is about 20 feet wide with seaweed all around. Be sure to carry an extra 30 foot electrical as the connections are between each pair of sites. WiFi was sooo slow we gave up. Will never stay here again. - Bill B
Aug 2014 - $22.00
Nice for weekend trip, some what tight for parking 40' MH. Had to ask neighbor across from us to move truck for us to get in. Electric was n wrong side in our site, and water required two hoses to reach. Not much to do in area, one or two days tops for things to do. - nomore3putts
Aug 2011 - $26.00
Excellent staff, great little public park. Bathhouse is "new" and very clean with large showers. This park is 100 years old per the manager and it's one of the original Michigan Tourist Parks for auto campers. If in the area we will stay again, if they have a spot for us. - Teacher's Pet