Campgrounds accepting reservations near Holland State Park

HOLLAND – Holland is home to a plethora of hotels, but lovers of the great outdoors will be happy to know that the lakeside is also home to a series of campgrounds.

Whether you prefer cabins, tents, or RVs, the greater Holland area has options — and many of them are within walking distance of Holland State Park.

Here are six campgrounds to consider this summer:

Macatawa Lake Campground

Address: 2175 Ottawa Beach Road, Park Township

Pitches: 211

Book: 800-447-2757

Holland State Park has two campgrounds: Lake Macatawa and Modern Beach. Macatawa Lake Campground offers wooded, sunny campsites, with the majority of sites located on grass or gravel. Twelve sites are accessible by the ADA.

Families can enjoy two play structures, a volleyball court and horseshoe pit, as well as a small beach on Lake Macatawa across from the campground entrance. Not to mention the site’s walking distance to Holland State Park.

At Lake Macatawa Campground, families can enjoy two play structures, a volleyball court and horseshoe pit, as well as a small beach on Lake Macatawa across from the entrance to the campground.

Modern Beach Campground

Address: 2175 Ottawa Beach Road, Park Township

Pitches: 98

Book: 800-447-2757

Visitors will register at the same address as Lake Macatawa Campground, but Modern Beach Campground is a very different experience. Modern Beach Campground is located just above the Lake Michigan Dune in Holland State Park. The campground has just under 100 sites, all paved.

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Fire pits are not provided, but campers can bring their own portable fire pits. Some amenities are shared with Lake Macatawa Campground, but the main perk of staying at Modern Beach is the short walk to the waterfront — as well as easy access to Holland State Park’s Beachplace Cafe.

Oak Grove Resort

Address: 2011 Ottawa Beach Road, Park Township

Book: reservation.campspot.com/oakgroveresort

Oak Grove Resort is a family campground located within walking distance of Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. The resort offers full hookup for RVs on grass sites with mature trees, as well as modern, rustic cabins.

Oak Grove Resort does not accept tent campers, but does offer a heated pool and hot tub, dog park, gift and candy store, free internet, on-site laundry, and bike rentals . The resort also promises tranquility — no alcohol or drug use is allowed, and there’s a daily pet fee.

Whether you prefer cabins, tents, or RVs, the greater Holland area has options — and many of them are within walking distance of Holland State Park.

Ottawa County Fairgrounds

Address: 1286 Ottawa Beach Road, Park Township

Pitches: 180+

Book: campspot.com/book/ottawa-county-fairgrounds

Camping at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds is available May through October. The Fairgrounds is located just three miles from Holland State Park and often hosts exciting events throughout the season (including the Ottawa County Fair).

Camping costs $32 per spot per night, according to the fairgrounds website.

Dutch campsite

Address: 10300 Gordon Street in Zeeland

Pitches: 125+

Book: 616-772-4303

After:Dutch Treat Camping turns 50

Dutch Treat has been family owned since 1969 and has plenty of facilities to keep the family occupied including a private swimming pool, activity ground, playground, recreation room, boat hire and fishing pond – more a camping store for end -minute needs and on-site laundry.

Rates range from $48 to $52 per site per night for two adults and two children. The campground is located just under 10 miles from Holland State Park and just two miles from downtown Zeeland.

Dutch Treat Camping in Zeeland recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.  The family campsite offers a variety of amenities throughout the warm season.

Grand Haven Outdoor Adventures

Address: 10990 W. Olive Road in Grand Haven

Pitches: 213

Book: 989-671-1125

Having trouble making reservations in Holland? It’s worth exploring Outdoor Adventures of Grand Haven, located less than 25 minutes from Holland State Park and about seven miles from downtown Grand Haven.

Outdoor Adventures offers a clubhouse, game room, putt-putt golf, go-kart track, outdoor pool, wading pool, hiking and biking trails, and playgrounds. Visit outdooradventuresinc.com/grand-haven to learn more.

Drew’s campsite

Address: 12850 Ransom Street

Book: 616-399-1886

Drew’s Campground is a quiet, countryside-focused getaway nestled in North Holland. The campground has been family owned since 1981 and is located just under 10 miles from Holland State Park.

Prices are based on age, number of campers and type of accommodation. Amenities include fire pits and a swimming pool, as well as plenty of shady trees. Weekly and monthly rates are available.

— Contact journalist Cassandra Lybrink at [email protected] Follow her on Instagram @BizHolland.

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