- 6760 W. Empire Hwy. M-72, Empire, MI 49630, USA
All shaded sites, street lights, camp wood delivery, P.A. system through park. All new Rec. Room. 5 miles to Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. Heated pool, modern restrooms with showers, playground area, basketball court, camp store, public phone. Limited handicapped facility. Full hook-ups! Camping Cabins. Drive through full hookups/mobile home for rent.
Total Sites: 191
Camping Season: May 15 - October 1
- swimming pool
- lp gas
- modem connection
- sewer hookups
- other swimming
- cable tv
- dump station
- recreation hall
- group area
- phone hookups
19 Miles West of Traverse City on M-72 or 3 Miles East of Empire on M-72.
Wednesday 12/07/2016 60%
Mostly cloudy and windy with snow showers. Lows overnight in the mid 20s.
Thursday 12/08/2016 80%
Variably cloudy with snow showers. High 33F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected. Heavier amounts in favored snowbelt locales.
Friday 12/09/2016 70%
Snow during the morning will give way to lingering snow showers during the afternoon. High 27F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Saturday 12/10/2016 40%
Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 24F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Sunday 12/11/2016 50%
Snow showers early becoming more scattered later. High 28F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
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Above average at best
August 9, 2009
On the positive side this campground has good facilities and is clean. It's conveniently located near Lake Michigan, National Parks, and the many local attractions. On the negative side they don't enforce their own campground policies. Quiet time starts a 11 PM but campers were allowed to party (loud noise, music, fireworks, drinking) as late as they wanted. In addition, dogs were allowed to run loose around surrounding campsites and chasing cars. This could be a much nicer campground if it was operated better.
Very nice campground, no problem with insects or anything.
April 1, 2009
The Sleepy Bear Campground in Empire, Michigan is just minutes away from the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, beautiful Lake Michigan, and Little and Big Glen Lakes.
Enjoy the beauty of nature on our large wooded sites. Full hook-ups, water and electric sites, and a rustic tenting area are available.
The lushly treed campground has a swimming pool, modern restrooms, a camp store, cabin rentals, laundry, LP gas, dump station, volleyball and basketball, and a beautiful nature trail.
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