Welcome to Lakeview Family Campground

A Place to Reflect on Life’s Journey with God

Everyone is welcome at Lakeview Family Campground. You’re surrounded by trees in a quiet and secluded campground, on beautiful 249-acre, all-sport Townline Lake in Montcalm County. It’s an easy drive from Grand Rapids, Mt. Pleasant and Big Rapids. With electric and water-hookups for RVs, plenty of room for tenters, plus several cabins, it’s easy to see why campers return year after year for a relaxing escape. Enjoy swimming, fishing, hiking, boating, biking and sports. Established over 60 years ago, this peaceful, family-friendly campground welcomes families and friends to renew, refocus and reconnect in Christian fellowship surrounded by natural beauty.

Lakeview Campground is a special place for family vacations, church groups, reunions, day camps and weddings.  Your group will love our spacious group camping areas — perfect for fellowship around a large central campfire bowl. Boating and fishing enthusiasts alike enjoy our boat launch with docks. The fishing is great and you’ll love our fish-cleaning station. Relax by the beach and build sand castles or go swimming. When you’re not on the water you can enjoy basketball, horseshoes, volleyball or Frisbee golf. We have beautiful wooded trails for hiking or biking as well as a serene prayer garden and sermons by the lake on Sunday mornings. There are many local festivals and activities to enjoy during the summer. If you are looking for that peaceful setting of woods and water and enjoy the natural beauty that God has blessed us with, this is the place to be. Open from May 1 through October 15.

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05/01/2019-10/15/2019
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Camping Season:  May 1 to October 15. Now taking reservations for 2019.

Everyone is welcome at Lakeview Family Camp. We are a secluded campground on a beautiful inland lake in Montcalm County. It’s an easy drive from Grand Rapids, Mt. Pleasant, and Big Rapids, Michigan.

Our peaceful campground welcomes families and friends to renew, refocus, and reconnect in Christian fellowship surrounded by natural beauty.

We offer family and group grassy camping sites for RVs, trailers, and tents with electric, water, and more (including some 50 amp sites). We have also six cabins available.

Activities are offered most weekends, with extra special fun planned near holidays.

Reservations: campgroundregistrations@umcamping.org or call 989-272-1116

 

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05/24/2019-05/27/2019
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Holidays are extra special at Lakeview Family Campground.

Friday: Movie night. Saturday: Glow stick walk. Sunday: Ice cream social

Make a reservation by calling 833-588-2267 option 1. Group reservations are made direct with the campground, 989-352-6896.

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06/07/2019-06/09/2019
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Enjoy a weekend of free fishing (no State of Michigan license required) while camping at Lakeview Family Campground. Make a reservation by calling 833-588-2267 option 1. Group reservations are made direct with the campground, 989-352-6896.

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07/04/2019-07/07/2019
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Holidays are extra special at Lakeview Family Campground. Thursday: Enjoy sparklers on the beach and watch the fireworks! Friday: Glow stick parade.

Make a reservation by calling 833-588-2267 option 1. Group reservations are made direct with the campground, 989-352-6896.

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08/29/2019-09/02/2019
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Holidays are extra special at Lakeview Family Campground.

Friday: Movie Night. Saturday: Glow Stick Walk. Sunday: Free Picnic

Make a reservation by calling 833-588-2267 option 1. Group reservations are made direct with the campground, 989-352-6896.

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09/20/2019-09/22/2019
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Fall begins at Lakeview Family Campground with a day filled with fun! Saturday: Hay rides, cider and donuts, pumpkin painting, crafts, trick or treating, costume contest (children and pets!), games, best decorated campsite contest.

Make a reservation by calling 833-588-2267 option 1. Group reservations are made direct with the campground, 989-352-6896.

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  • “Heaven,” that is my friend’s one word description after arriving, unpacking, checking out the restrooms/showers and dinner. It is beautiful here!
    As we arrived a young deer greeted us. Last night’s sunset was phenomenal. Currently a bald eagle is sitting a top a tree next to the lake watching for a fish.

    Sally

  • I have been camping here most of my life and love it more now than ever! Great staff that is willing to help whenever they can! Free boat, kayak, paddle board and tube rentals for campers. Great fishing docks, boat launches, pavilions and park down at the beach. Awesome place to bring your kids!

    Ryan

  • Great place, quiet, a lot to do, and the fishing in Townline Lake is outstanding. Very clean, and great people.

    Linda

  • Great place, quiet, a lot to do, and the fishing in Townline Lake is outstanding. Very clean, and great people.

    Camper

  • “HUGE thumbs up for this place and the view of the lake at sunset was to die for!”

    First-time Camper

  • A wonderful place to spend time with family and friends! God works through this place every day. I've seen this place shape people's lives and bring so many people together. Clean, great service, a beautiful lake, fun, and full of God... what more could you ask for?

    Camper

  • “We have been coming here for 37 years and love it. Reasonable rates, nice shady sites, family friendly lake and easy access.”

    Repeat Camper

  • Great family environment! Lots to do. Very well set up for large groups.

    Camper

  • We had an awesome time camping. Had lots of family activities. Including the movie under the pavilion.

    Camper

  • Lakeview is the perfect place for a family camping trip. The campsites are all nice and shady with water and electricity. There's a playground near the beach in a nice shady spot. The beach is perfect for families. There's enough sand for the kids to play in, but there's a lot of grass that makes it easy to walk on and set up while staying cooler than just sand. They have boats, kayaks, tubes, and life jackets to use for free for campers! We love Lakeview!

    Lauren

  • “Staff is awesome and have their sights set on what makes for family-friendly camping. Recommend it to all. Invite others to come and enjoy fellowship.”

    Camper

  • Love this campground. Wooded with fairly good sized sites. Restrooms are always clean.

    Ruth

Contact

  • 5300 W. Cutler Rd
    Lakeview, Michigan 48850

    Office: 989-352-6896
    Manager, Cindy Haynes
    lakeviewstaff@umcamping.org

    Reservations: 989-272-1116
    CampgroundRegistrations@umcamping.org

  • 989-352-6896
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2 weeks ago

Lakeview Campground

Hey Friends,

We only have 25 more days before we open! We cannot wait to see everyone soon. We have been very busy cleaning and making updates to the campground for everyone to enjoy in the 2019 camping season.

We still have a few seasonal dock spaces available. Call to reserve one before they are all gone!
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