As the weather warms up, it’s time to start planning your next camping trip. We are fortunate in West Michigan to have access to so many great campgrounds and recreational activities. To help guide you, we’ve highlighted 5 great campgrounds within 25 miles of Grand Rapids — perfect for overnights or long weekends to escape the daily grind and connect with the outdoors.If you’re interested in trying out the latest top gear — like this 6-person tent by Marmot (perfect for families) or this portable Camp Chef stove that is fit for a chef — check out our rentals available in Grand Rapids to help make your next adventure a memorable one. Bazan Baldwin Oaks Family Campground — Hudsonville Overall Rating 4.6/5 Source: http://www.baldwinoakscampground.com/ From Bazan Baldwin Oaks Family Campground: “Located between Grand Rapids and Holland, Bazan Baldwin Oaks Family Campground offers a well-maintained quiet retreat from the city life. There is plenty to do for all ages at this family campground. Such amenities include trailer rentals, paved roads, store, large heated pool, game room, on-site laundromat, playgrounds, basketball court, volleyball, tetherball, horseshoe pits, shuffleboard, corn hole, craft time, bingo, hayrides and nearby shopping. The camping sites have beautiful green grass and are available with sun or shade. Each lot has their own fire pit, picnic table, water and electric. Our campground also has a large recreation hall available for indoor gatherings.” Distance from GR: 14.9 miles Nightly Rate: $40 – $51 Amenities: Pool Free Wi-Fi Water & electric hook-ups Laundry Camp storePet friendly Ping pong, foosball, basketball, sand volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, tetherball, and more Website: http://www.baldwinoakscampground.com/ Wabasis Campground — Greenville Overall Rating 4.6/5 Source: Tripadvisor From Wabasis Campground: “Welcome to Wabasis Lake Campground, a haven for campers, boaters, and nature enthusiasts! The campground is located within Wabasis Lake Park, a 104 acre county park with more than a mile of shoreline on the 400 acre Wabasis Lake. Our campground features 75 spacious sites ranging from primitive to full hook-up. We also offer three rental cabins with lake views and a four bedroom cottage with its own dock on the lake. You’ll also appreciate our large sand beach, boat ramp and fully-stocked campground store.Wabasis Lake Campground is a great get-away, whether you’re making the quick trip from Grand Rapids or visiting our area from out of state!” Distance from GR: 24.3 miles Nightly Rate: Campsites: $24 – $40; Cabins: $75 Amenities: BeachBoat rampElectric & full hook-up sitesLaundryShowersPlaygroundCamp store Website: https://kentcountyparks.org/parks-trails/wabasis-lake-campground/ Hungry Horse — Door Overall Rating 4.6/5 Source: Hungry Horse From Hungry Horse: “Near Grand Rapids and Lake Michigan, Hungry Horse Campground is your campground destination for family camping in Dorr, Michigan… with all the fun and horseplay you could want on your outdoor vacation! With 96 sites spread out over 90 gorgeous acres, you’ll never be out of things to do and enjoy!” Distance from GR: 20.7 miles Nightly Rate: Campsites: $44 – $54; Cabin: $90 – $108 Amenities: Wi-FiCamp storePet friendlyLaundryDump stationCampfire ringsPicnic tables Website: https://hungryhorsecampground.com/ Steamboat Park — Jenison Overall Rating 4.4/5 Source: Tripadvisor From Steamboat Park: “Our park supports big rigs with large angled sites, paved roads and features 107 full hook-up campsites. Many sites are directly on the river with gently sloping shoreline and a sandy bottom. Watercraft are welcome at no extra charge. Guests may use our boat ramp and store trailers in our auxiliary parking area.As our guest, you have a short and easy drive to downtown Grand Rapids (only 7 miles away). You can explore all that the city has to offer.We also have entertainments right in the park. Be sure to take a ride on our reproduction paddle-wheel riverboat, The Grand Lady. We offer regular cruises with live music on board and you are welcome to pack a picnic lunch for the cruise.In the park, you can go swimming in our heated pool, or adventure out on the Grand River and the developing Grand River Greenway project with many new parks and trails. This summer, work begins on a new trail that will connect to downtown Grand Rapids through Millennium ParkOur family has enjoyed the natural beauty of the Grand River here for seven generations. We hope you will as well.” Distance from GR: 11.9 miles Nightly Rate: $50 – $65 Amenities: Heated poolWi-Fi near pool area +4G cellularPlaygroundLaundryBoat ramp Website: https://steamboatpark.info/ Woodchip Campground — Byron Center Overall Rating 4.4/5 Source: https://woodchipcampground.com/ From Woodchip Campground: “Woodchip Campground is a perfect place for family camping in West Michigan. Our 122 camping sites are grassy and shaded with a picnic table. We can accommodate short and long-term guests, including monthly and seasonal camping.” Distance from GR: 11.6 miles Nightly Rate: $55 – $70 Amenities: PoolWi-FiPlaygroundLaundryPavilion and picnic areaBounce pillow, dunk tank, and moreFull hook-up sites available Website: https://woodchipcampground.com/ What are some of your favorites that we missed? Add in comments below or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.orgHappy Camping!