Whispering Surf Camping Resort

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Whispering Surf Camping Resort

7070 South Lakeshore Drive
Pentwater, MI 49449
United States
Opens: May 1
Closes: October 31

Whispering Surf Camping Resort is forested with white pine, oak and white birch and nestled on a peninsula between the clear blue waters of Bass Lake and the "singing sands" of Lake Michigan. Relax in a quiet area tucked away in the North woods. Drop your anchor here, we've been a family camping resort on West Michigan's Gold Coast since 1913, the oldest campground in Michigan. Located on a narrow peninsula between Bass Lake and Lake Michigan we are a beach resort. We have a shallow, safe, sandy private beach on Bass Lake and it is only a short, ten minute walk to a world class, off the beaten path, beautiful, sugar sand public beach on Lake Michigan. A sugar sand beach like found no where else in the world, listen to the music of the sand as you walk across it. Our modern 82 site campground is mostly full hookup with cable TV and Wi-fi but we also have an in the woods area for tents. We have RV rentals, canoe, paddle boat and kayak rentals and a dock to moor your boat. Whispering Surf Camping Resort is the ideal place for you and your family to spend your summer outing. The Yaple family have been your hosts for nearly 50 years and are looking forward to your stay.


Go 3 Miles north of the village of Pentwater on Business US 31, turn left on Lakeshore Drive then proceed 1 mile north to the park entrance or Exit the US31 freeway northbound at Oceana Drive, turn left and go 3/4 mile west to Lakeshore Drive. Turn right and go 1 mile north to the park entrance drive.


2015 Campsite rates from $31.00 to $41.00 per day

Local Interest: 

Stearns Park beach, Ludington harbor and North Breakwall lighthouse, Big Sauble and Little Sauble light houses, Fishing ports in Pentwater and Ludington for salmon fishing, Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail State Park, White Pine Historic Village & Rose Hawley Museum, Blossom tour to view a sea of white Cherry Blossoms when the area orchards bloom in May, Pere Marquette Memorial, original burial place for French explorer Father Marquette (Buttersville), Mason County Lumber Heritage Trail. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, Farmers Market and U-pick on local area farms, Mac Woods Dune Rides at Silver Lake, Shrine of the Pines in Baldwin, Pere Marquette Scenic Wilderness Canoe Trail, SS Badger the carferry for the Lake Michigan Carferry Service to Wisconsin, Consumers Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Lake and Lake Michigan Lookout, Pentwater Historical Society and Museum, Chadwick-Munger House and the Oceana County Historical Society in Hart, Swift Lathers Home, Home of Mears Newz and Oceana County Museum in Mears, Drive your 4WD and ATV on the sand dunes at Silver Lake State Park, Michigan Adventure Amusement Park, Color tour for the gorgeous fall colors as the maples turn to their brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red in October.