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Newaygo State Park

U.S. 131 Exit 129, Big Rapids, MI
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Average Camping Experience, Disc Golf was Fun

We were three friends who went on a 2-night camping trip. The camp spots were smaller in size and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
sanjeev S
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Okemos, Michigan
Fun Weekend!

Stayed here for a weekend, one site for my husband and I with our camper and another for my nephew... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Ashley B
,
Otsego, Michigan
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  • Average44%
  • Poor7%
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“disc golf” (3 reviews)
“stayed here” (2 reviews)
“campers” (4 reviews)
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U.S. 131 Exit 129, Big Rapids, MI
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were three friends who went on a 2-night camping trip. The camp spots were smaller in size and not very private. No walking or hiking trails :(. We had our fun though, barbecued and got drunk :P One thing that made the trip a...More

1  Thank sanjeev S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend, one site for my husband and I with our camper and another for my nephew and his girlfriend. The campsites are nicely spaced apart with good buffers between the sites. Our site we stayed at butted up to the disc...More

Thank Ashley B
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wanted to use recreational passport to launch boat into Hardy Pond. It is a unusual set up, shallow, and can only accommodate one boat at a time. It wasn't busy but we still had a bit of a wait to get our boat in and...More

Thank Melanie H
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very quiet. Wish it had more amenities..seems like it could be so much more! We enjoyed our stay overall

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've been there twice this summer. Nobody on duty in entrance yesterday, the time before a very unfriendly woman that was OCD about telling me that my dogs had to ALWAYS be on leashes, no maps (for trails, parking, etc.) no trashcans (except the one...More

Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Pulled in after 6PM and no onme was on duty. Found a site near the bathroom (An outhouse) and close to the water pump. The water pump squeaked really bad when people drew water for cooking etc. I oiled it and got a great night's...More

Thank Kenny T
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed here during the week in September and enjoyed a quiet stay. As mentioned in another review I can see this place getting wild since there is no one around and even if there was Michigan State Parks are not knows for curtailing loud groups...More

1  Thank RottieGuy951
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

I enjoyed walking the trail in the park. It started in the boating access area parking lot and went through the campground, winds near the beach, and then follows the lake around. I actually spent over a half hour walking the trails.

2  Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Made a day trip on an early January morning. Not much going for it other than some rustic camp sites and access to the lake. The sites appeared to be very close together and many right next to the out house. Probably not s good...More

1  Thank Jeff K
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I'm torn: The park itself is beautiful and rustic and the campsites are very private, with 20ft of woods in between each one. However, if you're not a boater, the campground doesn't have much to offer. There is nowhere to fish on site (you have...More

Thank Tom A
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Colleen R
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Yes, there is a dump station near the park entrance. Has potable water. Open year round, but no running water in winter.
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