7.2 Good
     
Birch Run, Michigan

Pine Ridge RV Campground

Birch Run, Michigan


Birch Run, Michigan
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Sites: 201
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.254345805983
Longitude: -83.736033439636

Elevation: 661' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.25 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.25
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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101 Reviews

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed overnight while going to Birch Run. Campground is close to Birch Run and Frankenmuth. Sites are fairly small, narrow and close together. Big rigs may have a hard time navigating some of the roads as there are many trees. There are some seasonal campers here but it is a good location to stay when doing other activities in the area. Campground easy access to I-75 but far away enough to escape noise. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
139
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of shopping at Birch Run and surrounding area, antique dealers and Frankenmuth is close. Campground is a good alternative to staying in a hotel but not my idea of a "destination" campground. Office staff is very nice.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

My main complaint about this campground was the showers. There was a caution to check the water temperature before entering the shower. This was laughable, as there was no way to adjust the water temperature, which was very hot. Not recommended if you have children! It cost 0.25 for 4 minutes. This campground has around 150 sites. No wifi or cable, but they did list the channels over the air. When we came in, which was shortly after 9pm the man was very irritable and curt. However the lady was very friendly in the morning. If you need to use the showers and have children, I cannot recommend Pine Ridge Rv Campground. Once our pilot light is working again and we can use our camper, I would come back. We came for a wedding July 21 - 23, 2017. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
125
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Frankenmuth

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Travelling home from the Michigan U.P. on route 75 my wife and I needed a stop over campground for an overnight. My wife found Pine Ridge on the phone app RVParky along with 3-4 other CG's. Pine Ridge was the only one that answered the phone, they had a site for us and was friendly and courteous. The other parks never called back. Being the type of camper that likes to research each campground we stay at when planning a trip I was a bit leery on what kind of place we would be pulling into. Well, to our surprise and as shown by our rating, what a pure delight this campground is. Off exit 139 from 75 So. it is located less than four miles from the very well known town of Frankenmuth, MI, which I've told my wife numerous times how many people have recommended Frankenmuth as a must visit long weekend place to go. Pine Ridge is a large extremely clean well run CG. It is a pull thru site heaven consisting of what appears to be about 100 or maybe more large well spaced pull thru sites! All are hard packed crushed binder stone pads with well trimmed grass lawns so nice we didn't put our patio mat out. Our site had 50 amp service, water and sewer and it also appeared that all of their sites were set up the same way. There are no fancy pools or playgrounds for the young-ins, no expense Wi-Fi, a few swings and a slide and a basketball half court hoop. Strict security when entering, patrolling around on a golf cart and you are given a security code for the gate for re-entry after hours. My wife and I liked this place so much we added a day to our trip and stayed an extra night! We commented to the very friendly gent in the office that whoever designed and owned Pine Ridge must be or was a camper themselves with the lay-out of their campground. Clean, very quiet, well spaced full service pull thru sites, secure, and so convenient to a tourist attraction like Frankenmuth, you will enjoy your visit here too! We can't wait to go back! We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
132
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Frankenmuth is a well known town for Bonners Christmas store which I'm told takes about 3 days to visit all of it, not including the on ground water park! Shops, restaurants, excellent brew pub. Also, less than 5 miles away a large outlet mall. Nearby gas stations too.

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

The park was very clean. We were with a group of 14 units. Gathering room had stove and many plugs with enough tables for us. Power was good as well as water pressure. Sites are adequate but trees make maneuvering careful. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
130
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Frankenmuth and Birch Run are close for shopping or touristy things. There are many fast food and sit down restaurants for many types of food. A zoo is across the street as well as mini golf and go carts.

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Review Count: 129
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 36

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Very convenient to I-75 but with no noise. Attractive, clean park with sites spacious enough not to feel crowded. Lots of trees but fine for big rigs if care is exercised. Be careful to use the correct road out when leaving because the one going by the central building is narrow and curvy. Good OTA TV reception. Satellite reception could be a problem with all the trees. No wifi. Good place to stay for one night or many. We would definitely stay again. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
158
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Both outlet stores and Frankenmuth are very close (3 to 5 miles). We do not recommend the Old Christmas Station Restaurant in Frankenmuth.....food was good but service was terrible. (Maybe that's why we were the only customers at 6:00 on a Friday night.) Lots of other places to choose from.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park close to Birch Run Outlet Mall and Frankenmuth. Sites would feel close if park was full but when we came there were very few units. Huge trees, nice people and fairly quiet. We would stay again. No wifi that we could find but lots of air TV channels We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
115
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

So many things to do in this area

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Review Count: 80
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate based on week for $197. Large shaded park with plenty of pine trees. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Frankenmuth, Mi. Short trip to Detroit car museum

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park in a good location. We would definitely go back. A little smokey but that's hard to avoid in most parks. I would prefer a smoke free section. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Expensive for what you get. Gravel/dirt sites on gravel roads. No cable or WiFi. Laundry: 2 washers and dryers for the entire park. Showers cost money to use. Staff is friendly but service people cut through occupied sites with golf carts and other equipment. Understand the monthly price just went up to 720.00. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived on a very busy weekend without a reservation but they fit us in to the last, overflow, site. Excellent park with very pleasant staff. We would be happy to stay here again. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Large spacious sites. Easy in and out. Had no problem navigating the park and finding our site. Site was clean and spacious. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Birch Run Outlets, fuel and dining. Also, not far to Frankenmuth.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

We were here in Michigan for a wedding and I chose this park after reviewing many others. The best thing about this park is its location. We were 5 miles from Frankenmuth, Mi., and less than that from the town of Birch Run with a Mejiers, restaurants and I-75. The bad thing was the bathhouse. It was not air conditioned and you have to pay $0.25 cents for 4 minutes of water. We didn't mind paying for the water but it is unbearably hot without a way to adjust it. We asked several times for them to turn the temperature down but they did not try at all to accommodate us. The park is quiet and has good security. A gated entrance and patrolled. Most of the park is shaded but the roads are dirt and rock so they would get muddy on the rainy days. There is a gentleman who rides around patrolling on a golf cart. He is not friendly at all and seemed to pick on some campers. There aren't anything for kids to do in the park but pets are welcome. I would consider staying here again if I needed to come back to Michigan for anything. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
195
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Birch Run, Mi. is very close with stores and restaurants. Frankenmuth is 5 miles away and there is so much to do in there.

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Review Count: 129
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 30

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Our back in site was mostly level. Sites are gravel, but mostly grass & dirt. The park has 50 amp power and this is the reason for choosing this park. The other one near Frankenmuth only has 30 amp and it has been a very hot summer so we wanted to run both ACs. There is no cable but we had a satellite friendly site. There is no wifi and our AT&T hot spot could not get a signal. We had to move the picnic table from the middle of the site before we could back in. There were other sites where the picnic tables were right in the middle, also. Interior roads are a little narrow but trees were well trimmed. When we called to see if we could get an early check in, we were told there is a $5 fee PER HOUR for early checkins. That seems a little bit much! There is some road noise but no trains or planes so it is mostly quiet. We would probably try the other campground in the Frankenmuth area if we come here again. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
41
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit the Frankenmuth Wool Co. It was very enjoyable.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice wooded park within a couple of miles of Frankenmuth. Roads and sites are gravel. Roads are a bit tight toward the back of the park with trees right up to the roadway, even on the curves, but we had no trouble with our Dodge Ram 3500 dually long bed and 32 ft. Travel Trailer. Make sure you bring along some wood or ramps for leveling: you will need them! You do have to pay for showers but we always use our own shower so this was not an issue for us. All sites are full hook-up.

If you are traveling with kids, there is a small playground with a slide, swings, and a basketball net. No planned activities or swimming facilities.

There are streetlights in the park that stay on all night. If you are parked near one and don't have black out shades this could be an issue.

There is a nearby local racetrack that made for an unpleasantly loud first night at camp, but after the first night it was super quiet.

Overall, we really enjoyed our stay here and plan to return for a longer stay. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
127
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

A visit to Frankenmuth and Bronner's is a must!

If you don't enjoy the sounds of race cars while you are trying to relax by the fire or sleep, then make sure you check the schedule for Dixie Motor Speedway before booking your reservations.

We camped in the back of the park during a race and the cars could be heard loud and clear, even with the A/C on high, until well after midnight!

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is nice with shady and sunny sites, long pull-throughs, full hook-ups and adequate sized lots, but no Internet or cable, which is reflected in the rate. The location is good, with easy access to I-75, restaurants, Premium Outlet Mall, and Frankenmuth.

Our main reason for the lower rating is the management and maintenance of the facilities rather than the facilities themselves. We were assigned a site which turned out to be flooded, moved to another site that was occupied, then allowed to take the site we wanted. We were offered an apology and a bundle of firewood, which we didn't use because the fire ring was too close to the truck for comfort. During our stay there were always several workers riding around on golf carts, but they were not leading new arrivals to their sites. Equipment and a supply of gravel were in a storage area, but the site flooding was not addressed. The laundry room was large, but had only two washers and two dryers and the drink machine and money changer were out of order. Also, the showers are coin-operated, which is a first for us.

Apparently the campground rules are just suggestions, as Rule 12 allows one small pet only, but one guest was walking two big German Shepherds several times a day, and several others had big dogs or several dogs. It's not a rule if it's not enforced.

This is a good campground and would be a much better one with a bit more effort and investment in management and maintenance. We camped at Pine Ridge RV Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
154
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Try Tony's Restaurant, if you like bacon, but plan to share one meal with your whole family!

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