30+ Michigan Halloween Camping Spots Full of Fall Fun – 2019

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Where to Find Michigan Halloween Camping Near You

Themed Harvest and Halloween camping weekends are pretty popular in the mitten state.

Many Michigan State Parks and private campgrounds go all out with Halloween decorations, hay rides, costume contests, bonfires, trick-or-treating, and other fall fun events.

List of Places with Halloween Camping and Fall Festival Camping in Michigan

Michigan State Parks

Many Michigan State Parks participate in Harvests and Haunts.

Offerings vary by destination but expect to find family-friendly events like costume contests, pumpkin carving, haunted trails, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more.

Activities taking place in state park campgrounds are typically open only to registered campers only.

Tap the image below to see a full, current list of when and where State Park near you will be having Halloween camping weekends.

Halloween Camping Michigan

State Parks fill up quickly – some of these events sell out the day reservations open 6 months earlier.

To make a camping reservation, visit www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-44PARKS. You will need to create an account if booking online.

If the parks/dates you want are already booked when you start looking, check back often, as people cancel and reservations can be released.

Private Campground Chains – KOA, Jellystone, Etc.

KOA and Jellystone campgrounds also put on Halloween Camping weekends in Michigan.

These events are popular as well – book ASAP for best selection.

Michigan KOA’s that Usually Host Halloween Camping 

Auburn Hills / Holly KOA

Coloma / St. Joseph KOA Holiday

Covert / South Haven KOA Holiday

Emmett KOA Holiday

Ludington East / Pere Marquette River KOA

Petoskey KOA Holiday

Port Huron KOA Resort

Michigan JellyStone Parks with Halloween Harvest Themed Camping

Participating locations include Grayling, Frankenmuth, and South Haven.

Halloween Camping Michigan

Local Mom + Pop Camp Campgrounds with Themed Halloween Weekends

Many independent campgrounds are putting together harvest-themed events to meet demand.

This is not an extensive list, but here are a few campgrounds we’ve found offering Halloween camping family fun in Michigan:

Northern Michigan

Michigan Oaks – Indian River

Mid-Michigan / Bay Area / Thumb

Covenant Hills Camp and Retreat – Otisville

Lake of Dreams Campground – Merrill

Taylor’s Beach Campground – Howell

Berwagana Campground – Vassar

Camper’s Haven Family Campground – Bad Axe

Big Bend – Standish

West Michigan 

Lake Sch-Nepp-A-Ho Campround – Muskegon

Poncho’s Pond – Ludington

Hill and Hollow – Pentwater

Woods and Water – White Cloud


Groveland Oaks County Park – Oakland County

Indian Creek Camp and Conference Center – Tecumseh

Greenwood Acres Family Campground – Jackson

Gateway Park – Hillsdale

Attica Pines – Attica

Camp Dearborn – Milford

Harbortown RV Resort – Monroe

Any other Halloween Camping places to add? Please leave a comment and tell us about it. Thanks!

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