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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Husband & I were on a cross country trek. We got to Sault St. Marie & checked out the "other" Campground in town first & left immediately. When we got to Soo Locks we were promptly greeted by a very courteous young lady - she was quite helpful. The camp spot was great, the facilities were very clean, and we...

Thank Sara B
Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We pulled in here several hours ago for a two night stay and we are so very pleased with our view. We sit right along the St Mary's River with our camper just 20' from the waters edge. The campsites are small but, to the best of my knowledge, campgrounds are limited in this area. I do strongly recommend that...

Thank 57RRoberts
Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This place is right on St Mary's river.So the lakers come thru!What a treat!4 stories of ship 1200 ft long.Owner went above and beyond on the internet.Friendly place.Bathroom dated but clean.Enforced quiet time

Thank Frank F
Mishawaka, Indiana
Reviewed 13 September 2016

stayed one night in 24 ft rv.... everything was nice... they have rules and expect all to abide... would stay again, as I have no problem following rules! Lots of things to do near by... close to everything... rode bike from camp ground to everything! I loved it!

Thank Lee S
Pleasant Lake
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Great campgrond right on the edge of town.if you can get a site on the water it's a great way to see the Frieghters going to the Soo Locks a mile up river.Showers & Baths are older but very clean, their is also laundry onsite

Thank Vaughn B
London, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Well, it all started out OK. We just bought a new Jeep vehicle and wanted to take it to northern MI over a three day weekend, for some backroading. I had just bought a new tent for upcoming vacation (possible beach camping in California), so I thought, "let's just go up and camp the three nights to test the new...

1Thank Jabubet
West Branch, Michigan
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Was nice and quiet, young lady in office was very helpful. Older owners were kinda grumpy, but that's to be expected on a holiday weekend. LOL. other than that is was a nice place. The view of the Freighters was nice and the fishing was good. Lots were medium in size and fire pits were fixed in the ground instead...

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have always loved this campground, but it is unfortunate that the owners choose to be rude, even when it is not necessary and a pleasant approach would have been equally effective. It always amazes me when a business owner is rude to a customer or guest, the very people they depend upon for their livelihood and without whom they...

2Thank Becky P
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Nice to be near water. Campsites are very close together. We didn't have a campfire because there was no privacy. Showers were adequate and clean. Desk staff was friendly and helpful. Good when passing through but definitely not for those looking for a true camping experience.

Thank suebruno
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is an older campground with fairly large and level sites, but offering few amenities. But, all of the apparent negatives don't matter because the campground sits on the banks of the St. Mary's River a couple of miles downstream from the Soo Locks and, during your stay, you will be treated to a parade of lake freighters passing within...

Thank John W

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Address: 1001 E Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-2445
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Sault Ste. Marie
Number of rooms: 100
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“Reserve early”
 of 5 bubbles frankfF6215OL, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Reserve early for a river site.”
 of 5 bubbles K8691FNjohnw, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay in lots 39-51. They are right on the river for the best viewing!!”
 of 5 bubbles TheRubberKitty, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“River sites can be very windy and be prepared for the sound of the ships, pull throughs are close to a very busy truck road in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris-272727, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Sites on the river are the best for watching the ships!”
 of 5 bubbles Cinnilouwho, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
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