Bay City Recreation Area


4.00 out of 5
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Campground Description

Bay City State Recreation Area has one of the largest remaining freshwater, coastal wetlands on the Great Lakes, the Tobico Marsh. More than a thousand feet of sandy beach and over 2,000 acres of wetland woods, wet meadows, cattail marshlands and oak savannah prairies make it an ideal staging area for migratory birds.
Contact: State Government
Posted by: TrailAPI on January 31, 2013
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    Campground Activities

    Cross-country skiing, fishing, hunting, swimming, interpretive programs, biking, fishing, hiking, metal detecting, wildlife viewing, amphitheater, playground, picnicking, visitor center

    Campground Amenities

    Electric hookups, restrooms, picnic area, visitor center, cabins/lodges, observation platform, group use area, vault toilets

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    Camping Fees

    Campsites from $21-$23 per night

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    Reviews of Bay City Recreation Area

    Reviewed by raddman on August 10, 2013

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    One of the main reasons I like this campground is that most of the sites are fairly secluded. One thing I hate is be stacked in a campground like cord wood. Most of these sites have bushes and small trees between the campsites which is not very common for electric sites. I can't say much about the beach on the Saginaw bay it's not the greatest but people do use it . There is a splash pad in the park across form the campground and a nice children's play area. Its close to Bay City where you can find any thing you would want to eat as well as a mall. You got the Saginaw bay for some of the finest walleye and perch fishing anywhere. Also a hiking and bike trails galore.
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