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My son and I rented a cabin a couple times at Wilderness State Park. Easy to get to, basic... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Dave P
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Marquette, Michigan
Great camping spot

Wilderness is great! I’ve been to Mackinaw City so many times and have stayed in the hotels with... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
MI_adventure_gal
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903 Wilderness Park Dr, Carp Lake, MI 49718-9791
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at the Pines loop for 2 nights in July/August ( Monday - Tuesday) Campground is just ok. There is no camp store nor wifi. You couldn't even make a call. Why i gave this 2 stars was because the Camp Host in Pine. On...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

My son and I rented a cabin a couple times at Wilderness State Park. Easy to get to, basic accommodations that fully met our needs for peace and quiet along the Lake Michigan shore.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Wilderness is great! I’ve been to Mackinaw City so many times and have stayed in the hotels with all the other people...but for a short drive away to be right on the lake with hardly any people is amazing. The park is a bit weird...More

Thank MI_adventure_gal
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have camped many places in Michigan throughout the years, and have found Wilderness Cabins to be my favorite. The camp grounds are kept clean. The cabins are great! If you are looking for some great times camping, this is the place to go. Will...More

3  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This park is wonderful because it is truly wild. There are excellent hiking and biking trails, however, there are tons of places to explore off trail. One of our favorite things to do is hike the beach to Waugoshance Point and skip stones and write...More

3  Thank SteveMonrovia
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We campmed there on Memorial weekend and found the park to be very nice. The bathrooms were clean and there were a ton of mountain bike trails nearby. It's not too far from Mackinaw City and the Island. I would strongly recommend. One thing, if...More

Thank Shawn P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the off season and found the campground to still be pretty full. They are in the process of updating and modernizing the facilities. Some campsites have short trails to the waterfront. The campground is also very close to Mackinaw City and the...More

1  Thank Josh C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It's a little challenging to get to the coastal trail, but worth the effort. You drive west along the Wilderness Park Rd. until it turns into unpaved Waugoshance Point Rd., follow to the west end where there is a parking lot on the north side...More

4  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Drove all through the park and stopped in many places along the beach, checked out some cabins, and they are in the wilderness! The campsites are as close to the water as you want them to be, and the trails go way back into the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We came after Sept 1 so dogs were allowed on the beach. Beautiful view of the mighty mac and 2 lighthouses. Also saw two freighters go by. Relaxing and had the beach almost to ourselves.

1  Thank Kelly P
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Camille T
8 July 2018|
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Response from SteveMonrovia | Reviewed this property |
They do not allow dogs in the rustic cabins. The fine print in the reservation states as much. I know because I wanted to bring our dog : )
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Carol W
3 February 2018|
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Response from Tracy S | Reviewed this property |
Hit and Miss.There were some spots of the park I did and did not have service. Service was pretty good at the beach, which is my favorite place to be, has a great view! I was there spending time with family and creating... More
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