Traverse City camping at its best is at the KOA, which is located in a heart-warming country setting. Right in the beautiful Northwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan, only 15 minutes from Traverse City, this is the Cherry Capital of the World. Traverse City KOA is the home of 119 sites, both sunny and shaded, ranging from rustic tent sites to FHU Deluxe, as well as Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins to meet all your camping needs. Whether you are just passing through seeing Michigan's splendor or taking an extended family getaway, Traverse City KOA has amenities for the whole family to make your stay one to remember.
Cool off on those summer days in our sparkling heated outdoor swimming pool or challenge the family to a game of miniature golf, basketball, volleyball or horseshoes. To make your camping experience as convenient as possible, we offer a well-stocked General Camp Store, complete with camping/RV accessories, groceries and souvenirs. Stay connected with business or family at your site with wireless-internet service. Visit our events page to see all of the great things happening at Traverse City KOA.
The Traverse City area has many rewarding attractions to visit, including, but not limited to, the Sleeping Bear Sand dunes, local orchards, wineries and vineyards. Come have fun in the sun at the delightfully charming Grand Traverse Bays, where you can rent boats or jet skis, go parasailing or just lounge on one of the many beaches. Or hit the links and play some of the 40+ golf courses within one hour of our campground. The Traverse City area also boasts an abundance of lakes and rivers where you can fish or canoe.
Our friendly staff looks forward to serving you and making your visit to our Traverse City camping resort as memorable as possible.
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If you need to cancel your reservations, here is how it works.
FOR RV AND TENT RESERVATIONS: if you cancel your reservation more than 7 days before your reservations, there will be a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel the reservation within 7 days of your reservation date, we keep the deposit you paid to reserve a spot.
DELUXE (LODGE & STUDIO) RESERVATIONS: If you cancel your reservation more than one month before your reservation, there will be a $10 cancellation fee. If your cancel the reservation less than one month of your reservation date, we keep the deposit.
FOR CAMPING CABIN (Rustic) RESERVATIONS: if you cancel your reservation more than 14 days before your reservation date, there will be a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel within the week of your reservations date, we keep the deposit.
*Special events include and are not limited to: National Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Festival, Iron Man, Buckley Old Engine show.
We require you to call our office to cancel any reservation you may have with us. We will not accept cancellations via email or text message.