- 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.
Tuesday 04/25/2017 50%
Chance of Rain
Chance of late night showers. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Wednesday 04/26/2017 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 67F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Thursday 04/27/2017 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. Morning high of 51F with temps falling to near 40. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday 04/28/2017 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High 48F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 04/29/2017 10%
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 47F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
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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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