7.4 Good
     
Hartland, Michigan

Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort

Hartland, Michigan


2975 Old US Hwy 23
Hartland, Michigan 48855
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Sites: 320
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 42.647501910271
Longitude: -83.758145570755

Elevation: 994' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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9 Reviews

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Review Count: 173
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 35

Date of Stay: June, 2017
Overall Rating:      

Membership resort - stayed under ROD affiliation. Main roads paved, gravel site roads with long and wide, level gravel sites. Many of the sites have large trees and half with no trees for satellite signal. Grass between sites and large grass areas. Large heated pool, separate sauna and enclosed spa. New kids' playground. Nice lake with boat rentals. Lots of activities on weekends. Park well maintained. Usable WiFi signal at sites. 1 mile to large stores. Staff friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay there again. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E24
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

We are long-time members of this resort. The overall rating reflects our experience over the 15+ years we have been members. 'Value' is rated satisfactory for the following reasons: 1-The location and proximity to shopping and work allows year-round use. 2-The property is beautiful, containing a good fishing lake, hiking trails, and a separation from the surrounding urban areas. 3-The resort is surrounded by an upscale 27-hole golf course that is buffered from the campground and lake by trees and natural terrain. 'Service' is rated terrible for the following reasons: 1-If you have any questions, suggestions, or complaints that reflect negatively on the resort, your treatment by the resort management and staff may become adversarial. 2-The resort management is very legalistic. The default response to any incident or misfortune is the "member bears all responsibility". For instance, if a tree limb falls on your camper, the resort bears no responsibility. If the resort damages your camper while moving it to a site, the resort is not responsible. We've rated 'Cleanliness' as bad for these reasons: 1-The cleaning schedules for the facilities are set up for the convenience of the staff, not for the members. For instance, the main bathrooms/showers are cleaned during the busiest times in the morning when most members want to get ready for the day. 2-Even after 'cleaning', the results are substandard. As mentioned in other reviews, the sites are not level and do not drain properly. Some sites have been improved recently with crushed stone, but many others remain unimproved. The spring thaw is very messy! When our membership becomes due again, we will have to decide on whether the advantages outweigh the negatives. We have learned to keep a low profile and stay away from management and certain staff members. This privately-owned resort regularly bars members from using the campground as a tool to resolve disputes. Few people have the resources for legal battles. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Various
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
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
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park! We did the membership tour and our camping was free for three nights. Lots of activities for the family. This is a large park and security seemed pretty good. Very friendly and helpful staff. Sites were large and shady. Using sewer cost extra and though Wi-Fi has a strong signal through out the park, you have to pay extra to use it. We stayed here 3 nights. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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

Date of Stay: February, 2012 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

The sites aren't level, soft (bring some wood)and flood in the rain. Lots of little pine trees, SAP! Had to patch my roof after catching tree branches. The lake is down. Hard to launch my boat. Lots of weeds. The buildings are old. Extra charges for kids activities, waterpark, Wi-Fi and there is a minimum charge on credit cards so bring cash. After a disappointing experience at the Bellringer I just eat in town. Walmart and other stores in town. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $52.00
Overall Rating:      

We were non-members in this membership park, so our rate was pricey. This seems like a place that was once very pretty, but these days is feeling like it’s past its prime. Sites are unlevel and it can be a stretch to reach power and water hookups. Trees definitely need trimming. With some work, this could be a real gem. But, at this price, we likely will not return. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice Park, well laid out and very well managed. Restrooms and showers were clean. A lot of things for us and the kids to do. We will definitely return. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

Large membership campground. Older facility but well kept. Expect to see more than the usual number of kids...family oriented. $3/night charge for 50 amp for ROD (Resorts pf Distinction) members. Some sites require long hoses/cables due to location of hookups. Large lake, nice nature trail around lake. Good size sites on grass. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a membership campground and is affiliated with Resorts of Distinction. There are plenty of activities for the kids all summer long. They have both lake and pool swimming available along with an indoor hot tub for the adults. There is a boat launch and a marina where you can rent paddle boats, rowboats, kayaks and sailboats. The lake has an electric motors only policy. The bathrooms are kept very clean. There are two playgrounds for the children, both are adequate but could use some updating. There are also cabins available for rent in addition to the campground. A nice trail surronds the lake and meanders through the adjacent golf course. Overall a nice place to camp! We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2006 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Membership park, also affiliated with Resorts of Distinction. Very nice campground with lots of family friendly activities. Huge sites (can put up to 3 tents along with RV). Beach, pool, non motorized boat rental, fitness center, playground,planned activities, weekend breakfast buffets, tennis courts, basketball, 3 mile walking trail around lake. Wifi in office. Dump station and honeywagon available. Not far from grocery stores and restaurants. No 50 amp as of yet. We camped at Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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