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Hopkins Park Campground

Experience the Village of Bear Lake

This Is Us

Hopkins Park is a family-friendly campground located in the Village of Bear Lake, a rural residential community in the northern part of Manistee County.  The campground is on the edge of Bear Lake, perfect for evening sunsets, boating, fishing and dipping your toes in the water. 

What Makes Us Special

Season and Check In/Out

Hopkins Park Campground is open from April 15th to October 15th

CHECK-IN  IS 3:00PM

CHECK-OUT IS 12:00 PM

​Campers departing after 12 pm without prior Park Manager approval will be charged an additional night’s stay.​​

During holiday weekends, Bear Lake Days, and in the month of July a minimum of a 3-night stay is preferred. 

Pricing

DAILY LOT PRICES:
Lakefront - $45.00  Back Lot - $35.00
Deposit is half the amount of your total stay. 
Daily cancellations: Notice less than 7 days of stay,  your deposit/payment will NOT be returned. 
Cancellation with 7 days or more  notice, deposit/payment will be returned, less $25.

MONTHLY LOT PRICES:
Lakefront - $900.00  Back Lot - $800.00  
Deposit is half the amount of your stay.
DUE 10 DAYS AFTER MAKING YOUR RESERVATION.
Monthly cancellations: Notice less than 15 days of stay, 1/2 your deposit will be returned.  Cancellation with 15 days or more notice, deposit/payment will be returned less $50.

SEASONAL LOT PRICES:
Lakefront -  $2,500.00  Back Lot - $2,200.00 
Deposit is half the amount of your stay.
PAYMENT FOR CAMPSITE IS DUE 10 DAYS AFTER MAKING YOUR RESERVATION.
BALANCE IS DUE UPON ARRIVAL AT HOPKINS PARK .  ​
Seasonal cancellations:  Notice less than 30 days of stay, 1/2 your deposit will be returned.  Cancellation with 30 days or more notice, deposit will be returned less $50.

CANCELLATIONS: 
NO REFUNDS for holiday weekends or weather- related conditions.

Campground Details

Hopkins Park offers 31 total campsites, 14 on the lakefront.  All campers have access to the boat launch, swimming area, playground and picnic area.  The campground has showers, dump station, fresh-water fill station and public restrooms.  Please note:  campground bathrooms & showers were built to standards of the time.  There is a a sloped step at the entrance of the bathrooms and showers are step in.

Campground Amenities

Shower

Dump Station

Water Fill-Up  Station 

Swimming Area

Play Ground

Fire Pits

Pavilion

Pets Welcome

Picnic Tables

Boat Ramp

 
Marshmallows over Campfire

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

Campground & Park Policies:

  •  NO SUB-LEASING OF CAMPSITE IS ALLOWED.​

  • WIFI Password and Bathroom codes will be given to campers upon arrival.

  • Park Manager phone is 231-383-2402 and is available 9 am – 8 pm. Park email is blhopkinspark@gmail.com

  • Quiet hours are from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

  • Dump station is in front of the bath house.

  • Coin operated showers: dime for 2½ minutes, quarter for 7½ minutes.

  • Camper trash will be picked up Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday.               

  • Please set bagged trash by site post prior to 10a.m. on day of pickup.

  • Maximum of 6 people per site. Park Manager reserves the right to charge additional $5/night for extra tent(s).

  • Two vehicles per site. Center grass area is for boat & trailer parking only. Fishing-boating area at East end of campground is not for camper parking. Visitors please park on the Village streets and walk down to park.

  •  All RVs must be backed in to respect the privacy of the site next door.

  • Campers are allowed to attach hoses to campground water faucet to fill RV holding tank only. Hoses may not be attached for continual intake.

  • Please keep campsite within white posts on back sites. Areas outside posts are private property.

  • Pets are welcome in Hopkins Park as long as their people clean up after them! Please keep pets on a leash and under control at all times. Pets are NOT welcome in the swim area, playground or bath house. Leashes may be tied to RVs or a stake, not to trees.

  • Please keep fires within the fire rings. Do not leave fires unattended or move fire rings. Fire areas are meant for fires only. No cans, bottles, trash or dishwater within fire rings, please.

  • Campers may not trim trees. See Park Host or Park Manager if there’s a problem.

  • No riding of ATVs or ORVs is allowed in the campground.

  • Suggestion/complaint forms are available from Park Host and can be returned there also.

  •  The Village of Bear Lake will not be responsible for lost or stolen articles, damage to personal property, or personal injury. Management reserves the right to have anyone removed from Hopkins Park. Any person asked to leave based on the use of profanity or rule violation will not be entitled to a refund.

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