Are there bears in Leelanau State Park?

There have been multiple sightings of black bears around the DH Day Campground recently. Those of you planning a stay please remember to review campground regulations (linked below), which include storing all food and scented items. Black bears are naturally timid animals that avoid humans.

What is the best place to go camping in Michigan?

10 of the Most Beautiful Campgrounds in Michigan

  • Tahquamenon Falls State Park – Paradise.
  • South Higgins Lake State Park – Roscommon.
  • Porcupine Mountains State Park – Ontonagon.
  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore – Munising.
  • Wilderness State Park – Carp Lake.
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Empire.

Is camping allowed in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan?

Camping in the Upper Peninsula is a natural Camping opportunities abound in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. In the U.P. you’ll find exceptional campgrounds in our state forests, national forests, national lakeshore, and throughout our counties. Wherever you camp, the unique attractions of the area will be nearby.

Does Leelanau State Park have water?

Leelanau State Park Campground Drinking water and potable water for trailers are available. A few of the sites sit directly on the waterfront.

Do Michigan state parks have lodges?

There are many overnight lodging options available in state parks and recreation areas from cabins, yurts and safari-style tents to lodges and cottages with many of the amenities of home. There are pop-up campers, cottages and tepees too! Overnight lodging reservations can be made up to a year in advance.

Are there bears at Platte River Campground?

A single bruin has repeatedly been spotted throughout July at Platte River Campground within the national park in Benzie County, much to the surprise of campers. “We are very fortunate the bear is not yet food aggressive,” said Sue Jennings, a biologist and wildlife program manager at the national park.

How much does it cost to camp in Michigan state parks?

As might be expected, the most popular sites go up the most. Camping at Silver Lake, Holland, Grand Haven and Petoskey state parks will go up $4 per night, to name a few. A full hookup site at Holland State Park now will cost $37 per night, while a 50-amp site is $33 per night, and a 20/30-amp site is $31 per night.

Are there bears in Michigan?

The black bear (Ursus americanus) is the only species of bear found in Michigan. In Michigan, most black bears have black or extremely dark brown fur. Average adult black bears stand less than three feet tall at the shoulder when on all fours and are approximately three to five feet in length.

Are dogs allowed at Leelanau State Park?

— Pets are welcomed at the Leelanau State Park in Northport. They are allowed on a shoreline, campsites, and two cabins.

Are dogs allowed at Michigan State Parks?

Pet-friendly recreation. Generally speaking, pets are welcome in Michigan state parks and campgrounds, state forest campgrounds, state-managed harbors, state-designated trails and boat launches (except for some sites during certain times of the year).

Where is Lake Leelanau RV park in Michigan?

Gorgeous Leelanau County. Our park is an upscale camping resort set on the shores of Lake Leelanau, a 21 mile long lake and one of Michigan’s largest inland lakes. We are located in Michiganu’s beautiful and sought after Leelanau Peninsula.

Where is wild cherry resort in Leelanau County?

Wild Cherry Resort is located in Leelanau County surrounded by vineyards, 30 acres of woods, and close to Sleeping Bear National Park. Ride the famous bike TART trail.

What does camp kohahna and camp Leelanau do?

Camp Leelanau for Boys and Camp Kohahna for Girls offer comprehensive summer camping programs for young people enrolled in the Sunday Schools of Christian Science branch churches. Our programs are designed to cultivate individual character through participation in a wide variety of activities. Skill levels range from beginner to advanced.