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Campsite Reservations

NEW 2017:
  • EQUESTRIAN CAMPERS! If you are covering your overnight horse fees with a season pass, it must be purchased PRIOR TO YOUR CAMP DATE.
  • BENEFIT RIDE CAMPERS! There is a minimum of a 2 night stay (Friday & Saturday night) for those camping during the Benefit Ride April 14 - 16, 2017. 
  • PINE POINT CAMPGROUND has been permanently closed. 
SILVER CREEK AND ELY LAKE CAMPGROUNDS ARE OPEN YEAR-ROUND AND CAMPSITES ARE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED BASIS AT THE CAMPGROUNDS; PLEASE MAKE PAYMENT USING FEE TUBES NEAR ENTRANCES. THERE ARE NO SITE-SPECIFIC RESERVATIONS DURING THE OFF-SEASON.
 

2017 Online campsite reservations will begin at midnight on the first business day of the year, Tuesday, January 3rd for the following reservation periods (see above notes regarding season passes and the Benefit Ride):

Silver Creek Campground: 

  • April 10th - October 14th, 2017 - sites can be reserved starting the first business day of the year
  • October 15th - April 9th - sites are available 1st come/1st served at the campground only (no reservations)

Ely Lake Campground: 

  • May 1st - September 30th, 2017 - sites can be reserved starting the first business day of the year 
  • October 1st - April 30th - sites are available 1st come/1st served at the campground only (no reservations)

All campsites at Silver Creek and Ely Lake Campgrounds are available for equestrian use however not all sites have picket posts. Non-equestrians are welcome on any site at any campground.

NOTICE: EQUESTRIAN TRAILS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE SILVER CREEK CAMPGROUND BOUNDARY ARE CLOSED DURING FIREARM DEER HUNTING SEASON NOVEMBER 15 - 30.

 
 
 

 Information

 
  
  
Mail-In Campsite Reservation Form.pdf
  
Policy - Campsite Reservations.pdf
  
Reservations may be made by one of the following methods:
  • Online (see below)
  • Telephone with payment made by credit card
  • In person with payment made by cash, check or credit card
  • Mail-in (use printable form above) 
Make Reservations
STEP 1 : Make your reservation
 

 Campgrounds - Select to make reservation.

 
  
  
Ely Lake Campsite Online Reservations
  
Silver Creek Campsite Online Reservations
  

 

 
Availability: All campsites that are unreserved are available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations must be made AT LEAST *five (5) full business days prior to camping date (*EXCEPTION: cannot reserve on Sunday for the following Saturday - in this case 6 full business days are required).
 
Payment: All campsite reservations need to be paid at the time the reservation is made.
 
Fees: A $5 per reservation fee will be assessed for each new campsite reservation that is made. This fee will cover the additional operational costs associated with campsite reservations.
 
Reservation Policy: All campsite reservations are site specific and are subject to our reservation policy. Reservations are taken beginning at midnight on the first business day of the calendar year.
 
Cancellation Policy: Campsite reservations may be cancelled up to TEN DAYS prior to camping date. All camping fees, minus the $5 reservation fee and any credit card convenience fees, will be refunded. Any cancellations less than ten (10) days prior to camping date are non-refundable.
 
Rules: Allegan County Park Rules Ordinance #1010 governs visitor behavior and is posted in the park and available from the park office. The possession and/or consumption of alcohol is prohibited in all Allegan County parks at all times!
 
  Allegan County Parks Commission