Fall Camping in Oakland County

A campsite with a dark green yurt with a tan top sits in the middle of this scene. It is surrounded by trees with green foliage and has a two wooden chairs and a picnic table in front.

Fall is the perfect time to visit an Oakland County campground to take in the outdoors, enjoy crisp autumn air, and view the changing colors of our fall landscape. Pitch a tent, rent a yurt, or bring your RV and set out on an autumn adventure!

Take a look at our video for a sneak peek of your fall camping getaway!

Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers individual campsites and cabins at Addison Oaks in Leonard and Groveland Oaks in Holly. Reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance by calling 248-858-1400. Both sites offer themed weekends and family friendly events to make your camping trip even more memorable.

Addison Oaks County Park

Seven-day camping at Addison Oaks for the 2018 season goes through Wednesday, October 24th. It offers 170 campsites, plus group areas, cabins, and yurts. All campsites are modern with electricity and water on site. The average lot size is 50’x50′ and will accommodate just about any size rig.​ See upcoming events below and take a look at their Camper Guide and Recreation Schedule for more details.

  • October 12th – 13th: Boo Bash I
  • October 19th – 20th: Boo Bash II
  • October 25th – 28th: Equestrian Camping

Groveland Oaks County Park

Seven-day camping for the 2018 season goes through Sunday, October 7th on 267 modern campsites,​ group areas, cabins and yurts. Modern (electric and water on site) and full hookup ​campsites are available. The average lot size is 50’x50.’ Check out the list below for upcoming themed weekends and view their Campground Recreation Schedule to learn more.

  • September 15th – 16th: Haunted Hallows I
  • September 22nd – 23rd: Haunted Hallows II
  • September 29th – 30th: Dog Days
  • October 6th – 7th: Soup & Stew Brew

If you’re looking to organize a camping trip for a youth, church, or scout group, check out Camp Wilderness at Independence Oaks. Hiking trails, a heated bath house, access to Wint Nature Center, boating, and fishing are just some of the offerings available.

In addition to Oakland County Parks and Recreation campgrounds, there are over a dozen other fantastic spots to camp in Oakland County! Be sure to check out our full list and interactive map for more information.

For more on Oakland County Parks campgrounds, trails, and more, head to their website, and follow along with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Have a question for Parks? Send an email to: OCParks@oakgov.com.


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