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Michigan's Oldest Privately-Owned Campground
Operating Since 1913
Welcome back for our 2022 season!  This year, the Lodge will be OPEN and social events will return.  Check our Events Page for more details!
Whispering Surf Campground at Bass Lake embraces the idea of old-fashioned camping - forested with oak, pine and white birch and nestled between the clear blue waters of Bass Lake and the white sands of Lake Michigan.  Tucked away in the North Woods, it's a slow-moving pace where you can relax and enjoy the best of what camping has to offer.
Whispering Surf changed ownership in 2022, with just the fourth owner in over 100 years.  Proprietors Jeff & Lisa Hoffman and Fred Manning look forward to continuing the great service provided at this beautiful camp while making sure to preserve the history that makes Whispering Surf so special.
The historic Lodge offers recreation for the entire family and is available for group events.  Our private beach on Bass Lake is a short walk through the park and the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan are accessible by a walk down Lakeshore Drive or Sunset Lane.  Our dock on Bass Lake is available to tie off your watercraft on a first-come, first-served basis (restrictions do apply; please ask at time of reservation).  Canoe and kayak rentals are available.  Forget the marshmallows?  Stop by our camp store for S'more makings, ice, firewood, and more.  Enjoy our complimentary mini-golf course for some competitive family fun!  Free WiFi is available throughout the park.
Whispering Surf offers a children's playground and group fire pit for evening socializing.  Your well-behaved and leashed pet is welcome at Whispering Surf (max 2 dogs) and will enjoy the Bark Park.  Our campground is guaranteed clean and friendly!
Reservations are strongly recommended for all weekends & holidays, and for groups.
7070 S Lakeshore Dr
Pentwater, MI 49449

To Reserve Your Site,
Call 231.869.5050, or Submit Your Reservation Request Here
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LOW SEASON GAS SAVER
May 1-Jun 15 and Sep 7-Oct 15
Book two weekends in a row and leave your RV on-site, unhooked from electric, FREE!
Second weekend must be paid in full prior to departure
No Refunds