Empire Township Campground

empire_campground.jpg Empire Township Campground
7264 W. Osborn Road
P.O. Box 234
Empire, MI 49630-0234


Starting January 2, 2018, reservations will be accepted by email at ybertaud@yandex.com

Please provide the following information in your email:

  • Dates of arrival & departure.
  • Number of people in your party.
  • Type of site you are requesting: tent, electric, or group.
  • If a tent site, the number & size of tent(s). One tent is allowed per site. Two tents may be allowed based on size. There is a $5.00 charge for an additional tent.
  • If you are camping with a RV, pop-up camper etc., please provide the size so manager can place you in an appropriate sized site.
  • Provide your billing address and cell/telephone number. The manager will contact you mid-April 2018 for billing information to secure your reservation.

Open Season: May 15th - September 15th

 Check In Time: 1:00 pm    Check Out Time: 11:00 am

Closed for Lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Empire Township Campground is open from mid-May to mid-September. The 60 site rustic campground is located in a wooded area and is 5 miles from the Village of Empire  and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore headquarters. The campground is divided into a Hardwoods Section, a Pine Tree Section and features 9 campsites with electricity and 3 group sites.  Camping fees are as follows:       

                                           Tent Site         $20.00 - $25.00/night
                           Electric Site    $30.00/night
                           Group Site      $40.00/night 

Coin operated showers, one flush toilet, ice, and wood are available on site.  Outhouses and drinking water are located throughout the campground as well.

Reservations are accepted with a paid, non-refundable, one-night camping fee.

Reservations for a stay of 7 nights or longer require a deposit of 50% of the total camping fee.

Click here for Campground Map

Click here for Campground Rules

This page last updated on 9/26/2017.