Camping is a key contributor in the state's overall $17+ billion Pure Michigan tourism industry.
The State of Michigan has more than 1,300 licensed, private and state run RV parks and campgrounds, with more than 145,000 licensed campsites.
A study by Michigan State University shows 10% of all pleasure travelers in Michigan are campers.
Michigan also boasts 315,000 licensed recreation vehicles, including motor homes & travel trailers.
Camping encourages visitors and locals alike to partake in activities such as boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, paddling, pedaling, golfing, geocaching, nature watching, photography, and other outdoor activities, which also highlight Michigan's great outdoors.