A year after adding 28 campsites to its Lake Michigan campground, Michigan’s Wilderness State Park is expanding again in 2017, MLive.com reported.
Situated 12 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge in Emmet County, the 10,512-acre park is adding a office and an additional 15 walk-in tent sites this summer. Last year, park staff added 10 walk-in tent sites and 18 full-hookup sites.
A new campground office has been constructed and will open with the park in April. The new office will greet campers as soon as they come in the park.
The new tent sites will be open beginning on June 22.
“They’re beautiful sites,” said Park Supervisor Burr Mitchell. “From most of them you will be able to watch the sunset. There’s a few tucked along Big Stone Creek, but they are great tent sites. They’re right near the water, tucked into the pines and there’s separation from each other. I don’t think anyone will be disappointed.”
The new tent sites are located on the west side of the full-hookup sites and are similar to the tent sites put in last summer, which were extremely popular, Mitchell said. They are $20 a night.
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