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Empire Township Campground

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have been coming to the Empire Township Campground for the past 15 years. We have stayed in the Pines, the Hardwoods and even the electric sites. Never a bad spot. Sites are roomy, staff and the manager are helpful and friendly, the campground bathrooms...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I stayed in the hardwoods section per recommendations from a TripAdvisor review, they were 100 % accurate. Quiet, roomy, easy in easy out, and friendly office person. The hardwoods have to be 50 plus feet high and when the wind is blowing they lull you...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was looking for a place that accepted reservations in June and managed to find availability at the Empire Township Campground. I read many of the reviews on here, google, and yelp and found that mixed reviews, but after our stay, I don't see how...More

Thank flounder08
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I solo camped at Empire Twp Campgrounds in early September. Paramount was finding a campground near Sleeping Bear Dunes that accepts reservations - it's no fun spending the beginning of vacation searching for a backup site due to sellouts. Not only do they accept reservations,...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Empire Township Campground is a beautiful, well-kept campground! Normally we camp at Platte River. Came across Empire Township Campground and thought we would give it a try. We were pleasantly surprise by our spacious site in the Hardwood campground area. The sites are relatively private...More

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We are a 60 site rustic campground that offers generous size campsites, nine of which are electrical-sites and 2 group-sites. The Campground is located within minutes from the historical town of Empire, Michigan and minutes from The Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes! Empire Beach located on beautiful Lake Michigan has much to offer for a whole day of fun for all!
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wingsrule
27 January 2017|
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The campground has 10 electric sites 30 amp. There is a waste dump site for RVs and you can fill your water tank there with fresh clean drinking water. The rest of the sites are non-electric tent camping sites, 60 total... More
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heatherfer
12 March 2016|
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Call the office at (231) 326-5285. They have a small website, but it doesn't accept reservations. It does, however, have a site map.
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Nicole M
13 June 2015|
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You may visit leelanau.cc/empiretwpcamp.asp for campground information and reservations. The campground takes phone reservations 231 326 5285 starting as of April 15th one month prior to opening date or reserve by email.
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"RV site 57 is super wide! Large space between neighbors."
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"We loved campsite 10. It was really private. Surrounded by trees on all sides and we pitched our tent fairly..."
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"Stay in the hardwoods area at the back of the campgrounds, near site 47."
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"I'd advise to visit the campground ahead of your trip if you're not too far from it. There are sites..."
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