Gleasons Landing is a pleasant, dog-friendly campground in western Michigan where you and your woofer can spend some time bonding an enjoying the great outdoors. The campground rests in Huron-Manistee National Forest, which has almost one million acres of land that you can explore with your dog. You’ll find numerous trails and other great activities throughout the area, and you’ll see why so many campers choose Gleasons Landing every season!
The campground is perched above the Pere Marquette River, and it houses six campsites, each of which can accommodate up to eight campers and two vehicles. The nightly fee for a single site is $18, and the fee for a group site is $66. Though the campground is usually quiet, some guests note that noise can be a problem on weekends if both group sites are occupied. Each site comes with a lantern post, picnic table, and fire ring with grill. You can also find some great amenities at the campground, including a boat ramp and dock, a picnic area, a firewood vendor, and drinking water.
There are lots of dog-friendly outdoor recreation sites for you and your furry friend to explore. Head to Bowman Lake Trail for a pleasant stroll with your pooch—you can enjoy the scenic views of the trail’s namesake lake, which it circles for just over a mile. If you’re looking for a slightly more rugged hike, then you can head north to the area's section of the North Country National Scenic Trail. This stretch of the North Country Trail features a 25-mile path which winds through a fabulous forest setting, and it has an elevation gain of just under 1,000 feet.
Make sure your canine companion remains leashed throughout your stay at Gleason's Landing. Also, remember to clean up after your pooch. If you plan on bringing an additional vehicle with you, you’ll have to pay an extra fee. Note that there are no RV hookups or showers at Gleason's Landing Campground.