Empire Township Campground

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





For all other inquiries please contact the campground at 231-326-5285

Please provide the following information when you email:

  • Dates of arrival & departure.
  • Number of people in your party (including children).
  • 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 for billing information to secure your reservation within 24 hours.

Please review the Rules & Regulations and Map at the links below.

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         $25.00 - $28.00/night
                           Electric Site    $30.00+/night
                           Group Site      $45.00+/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. Cancellations made on the scheduled day of arrival will be charged the full camping fee for all days reserved.

Click here for Campground Map

Click here for Campground Rules

This page last updated on 7/12/2018.