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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We found this place a few years ago and we are now seasonal campers. It's a quiet campground nestled back in the woods away from the hustle. The owners do a great job making sure all of their guests are safe by having a policy that everyone must check in at the office. There are so many things for kids...

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed over July 22nd, 2016 weekend which was Christmas in July weekend. It was really fun! Everyone decorated their sites and the kids were all involved in activities planned by the staff. It was a very nice small campground. Very clean restroom facilities and decent size sites. Our only complaint (and not even a complaint) was the HEAT and...

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bluegilllake, Owner at Bluegill Lake Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It warms our hearts to have people appreciate all that we do for our guests. It's families like yours that continue to make Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort a wholesome family environment. We look forward to seeing in the future. Best Regards, Paul & Nancy

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We have camped here several time's here over the past 3 years we liked it so much we are now seasonal campers our kids love the floatables at the beach and all the activities this is a great place to bring the kids.paul and Nancy are top notch

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

As seasoned campers, from tents to travel trailers, we decided it was time for us to find a seasonal spot where we could unwind after a long week at work. We did a lot of research and visited numerous places, looking for just the right spot. We found Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort through their website, and made a visit...

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bluegilllake, Owner at Bluegill Lake Campground, responded to this review

We're humbled, thank you! Paul & Nancy

Reviewed 24 August 2015

We have camped at Bluegill Lake a few times in the past 15 years. This time we were able to stay on a lot overlooking the lake (we had never been able to get that close to the water before because these sites were always designated as seasonal spots) This site was gorgeous, waking up to a spectacular view of...

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1Thank Dawnette R
Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 6 July 2015

My wife, kids and I have camped in a tent for nearly 10 years and have always gone to the same place until last week when we went to Bluegill Lake Campground right after we bought our first camper. We had never used it before and I was a little nervous about all that had to be done as far...

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3Thank B B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 21 August 2014

In 4 years of camping w/ my friends this was the best run campground we've stayed at. The owners were friendly and knew who was coming and going so we felt safe leaving our stuff during the day. They made us feel more like friends than customers. They delivered wood right to our site and took care of any issues...

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2Thank Shiffra N
Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 15 July 2014

My family had a memorial to attend near Remus so we went online and searched for campgrounds nearby. We usually stay at state campgrounds where you never meet the people running the place and the bathrooms are scarey. We read the reviews for this one, which for this campground are of kind of funny. It was obvious the negative nellies...

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Edmore, Michigan
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Loved it so much that I bought a seasonal lot. I absolutely love the simplicity of Bluegill Lake Family Camping Resort. I have read some negative reviews. It's a shame that people leave such horrible comments about a place that is so wonderful. The rules are simple !! And I appreciate the fact that the owners enforce them.

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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Bathrooms were clean, owners were nice and addressed any and all concerns. Sites are nice and spacious. We stayed 4th of July and they were at capacity . Thr owners and staff did an excellent job of making sure everyone enjoyed the weekend. We will return for sure.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
56 acre Camping Resort offering 100 spacious, mature, shaded sites; waterfront cabins; 10 acre spring fed, 60' deep lake with pristine water and sandy beach, family and pet friendly; themed weekends; large water inflatable; fun cycle and boat rentals; playground; store (open to the public); close to golf, casino and music festivals. Overnight, weekly, monthly and seasonal sites available. Open April thru October. "Bluegill Lake, Catch The Fun!" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluegill Lake Campground

Address: 15854 Pretty Lake Dr, Mecosta, MI 49332-9617
Region: United States > Michigan > Mecosta County > Mecosta
Price Range: $36 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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“There really aren't any bad sites. We usually scope out the bad sites and take notes, but there aren't any.”
 of 5 bubbles 614moniqueb, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you are looking for a facility that is snobby and full of rules and policies then this is not the place for you. The owners have a great deal of integrity and understand customer service....kudo's to Nancy and Paul.”
 of 5 bubbles keepsusgoing, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“This is a camp site. They will help you if you ask about the site that will work for your camper and accommodations. Make reservations is advance.”
 of 5 bubbles d0nnaleeh, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The cabins are livable but currently in progress. Still worth the price to stay in the hand crafted cabins (from local Amish farmers) which include a mini fridge, loft, and microwave.”
 of 5 bubbles AOPhoto, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
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