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Gateway Park Campground

4111 West Hallett Rd
Hillsdale, MI 49242
+1 (517) 437-7005
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Description and Local Attractions

Our family campground is located on beautiful South Sand Lake in Hillsdale, Michigan. The campground is surrounded by 135 wooded acres at the gateway to the Irish Hills. We are a campground that offers a modern, clean facility for all types of camping. Our campground has many amenities to keep the whole family entertained and relaxed, including WiFi and Cable TV. We’re sure you will make wonderful, lasting memories with your friends and family.

Gateway Park Campground is currently a 99 site facility with 4 cabins and one rental trailer. We are a family campground; family owned and operated and we cater to families. The campground is located on South Sand Lake (all sports lake, great for fishing) in Hillsdale and it is believed that we got our name because we are at the Gateway to the Irish Hills here in Michigan. 

Events and Activities

Gateway Park Campground Activities for 2017

April 14 & 15- Opening Weekend/ Come celebrate Easter at GPC ?

April 21 & 22- Spring into camping Weekend

April 28 & 29- Welcome back Hot dog roast and Potluck

May 5 & 6- Hero’s BOGO Weekend- All Military, Police, Sherriff, Fire & rescue, Hospital staff buy a night get a night free

May 12 & 13- Mother’s Day Weekend- Mother’s day craft and Muffin’s for Mom’s on Mother’s Day

May 19 & 20- Smoke off & Potluck Weekend- We will supply the Meat to smoke (sign up in the office to enter the contest) your peers will be the Judges at the potluck dinner

May 26, 27 & 28- Memorial Day Weekend/ Battle of the Sex’s- Wacky competition designed for all ages, old fashion fun. Bingo, Lip-sync contest and more

June 2 & 3- Independent Sales Weekend- Open to the public (contact the office to rent a space) Thirty one, Sentsy, pampered chef and more

June 9, 10 & 11- GPC Fishing Derby- Free Fishing in the State of Michigan on June 10 &11

June 16 & 17- Father’s Day Weekend- Pancakes for pops and Duct tape boat contest (boats must be made of duct tape and cardboard only- 3 divisions small, medium & large)

June 23 & 24- Bingo Weekend- Candy bar bingo(adults and kids welcome- 1 candy bar buys 1 card), pool bingo, adult bingo & more

June 30, July 1 & 2- Fourth of July Weekend/ Pool Party Weekend- Dive In for ST. Jude’s Benefit, Smores by the pool, ice cream eating contest and more

July 7 & 8- Golf Cart Games Weekend- Golf Cart Rodeo, Poker Run, prizes for best decorated Golf cart and more

July14 & 15- Messy Weekend- All things Ooey & Gooey

July 21 & 22- Artful Antic’s Weekend- Bring out your inner Artist

July 28 & 28- Treasure Hunt Weekend- Penny hunt, Flash light candy hunt and more

August 4 & 5- Beach Party Weekend- Limbo, Sand castle contest and beach craft

August 11 & 12- Super Hero’s Vs Villain Water War’s Weekend- the Park will be divided who will prevail

August 18 & 19- Wet and Wild Weekend- Water balloon, water gun games & water races

August 25 & 26- Down on the Farm Weekend- Corn roast, farm games, kid tractor pulls and hoe down dance

September 1,2 & 3- Labor Day Weekend/ Movie Weekend- Movie trivia, movie by the jumping pillow(free pop corn & cotton candy), movie bingo & more

September 8 & 9- Minute to win it Weekend

September 15 & 16- Soup-err Bowl Weekend- Bring your best Soup, salad or desert to share (we will also have our seasonal camper awards during this event)

September 22 & 23- Blue Ribbon Brownie Baking Contest

September 24-30- Hillsdale County Fair Week

October 6 & 7- Halloween Spooktacular

October 13 & 14- Button down the hatches weekend- Closing weekend join us for snacks Saturday evening to say good bye to all your fellow campers ?

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