City of Au Gres Riverfront Campground

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Au Gres Riverfront Campground

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Once experienced, The City of Au Gres Riverfront Campground becomes one of the most popular family campgrounds for our campers. The Campground features a total of 109 campsites (33 on the river, 50 off the river and 26 with sewer access) and 2 NEW Rustic Cabins, all of which are available for daily, weekly or monthly rental. The Campground also houses the Lions Club Community Building, which is available for daily rental and is a convenient resource for gatherings or a meeting location.

Additionally, the Campground features a family picnic and day-use area with barbeque grills, playground equipment and restroom facilities. Fisherman will appreciate the Park’s convenient fish cleaning station and proximity to the State of Michigan boat launch located just minutes from the Park, which provides great access to Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron (via the Au Gres River) for world-class boating and fishing. For tips on this week’s hot fishing locations, just check with any of our staff, and be sure to inquire about upcoming fishing tournaments.

Yes, the fishing is great, but we can also offer you the use of two baseball fields, two lighted tennis courts, a volleyball court, two lighted basketball courts, and kayak rentals. It’s also enjoyable to take a stroll around the Campground on the lighted Riverfront walkway, which can also lead you to the shuffleboard court and horseshoe pit available for your convenience. During the summer, take advantage of the many festivals and events taking place in the area, including the Classic Car Cruise and Show, plus weekly Music in the City free concerts beginning in June.

Our outdoor activity isn’t limited to only warm weather months, so you can also take advantage of the Au Gres Area as a base of operations for ice fishing, snowmobiling and other winter activities in Arenac County, such as the Au Gres Chamber of Commerce Winterfest. We are a key destination for cross country skiing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling, so no matter your outdoor pursuits, come Celebrate our Seasons!

 


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Cabin Rentals

If you prefer, we have two comfortable rustic cabins built at the Campground in 2016 and available for you to rent. Each cabin can accommodate (sleep) six people and features twin bunk beds that incorporates a futon-style couch, plus a table, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, counter space for preparing food, electricity, an outside water faucet, an outside grill and fire pit, and an outside picnic table. Reserve your cabin quickly because they book fast!

Rates for Cabins (from April 15th to October 15th):

Daily $58; Weekly $335; please note that a one-time cleaning fee of $12 will be assessed for each cabin rental on top of these rates. Non-refundable deposit on cabins.

Season April 15 – October 15
Rates For Campers

On River
Monthly: $510.00
Weekly: $165.00
Daily: $29.00

Off River
Monthly: $460.00
Weekly: $155.00
Daily: $27.00

Full Hook-Up
Monthly: $560.00
Weekly: $195.00
Daily: $32.00

Park reservation form can be found on our website at http://www.cityofau-gres-mi.org/city-park.html. These rates include two tents or one RV and one tent per lot. Anything extra will be charged an additional daily rate for the duration of your stay.

Limited Seasonal Sites Available (season is from 4/15-10/15)
Off River: $1980
On River: $2310
Full Hook-Up: $2640

Extra Charges
Sanitation Station for Non-Campers: $5.00
Outside Freezer/Refrigerator (month): $10.00
Fish Cleaning Station* for Non-Campers: $10.00
Air Conditioner (day): $1.00
Air Conditioner (week): $7.00
Air Conditioner (month): $25.00

* Occupants of area lodging facilities will be offered free use of fish cleaning station with proof of stay via hotel/cabin receipt and/or key.

OFF SITE RV/BOAT PARKING
1st Week: $5.00
2nd Wee: $5.00
3rd Week: $10.00
4th Week: $20.00
Each Additional Month After Until Season Ends: $20.00

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Quiet & Scenic

City of Au Gres Riverfront Campground is a beautiful, family and pet friendly campground that offers plenty of amenities and is conveniently located 2 hours north of Detroit off US-23.

Michigan’s Best Kept Secret!

Situated on the Au Gres River in Au Gres, Michigan, our gorgeous campground is equipped with a kayak launch, and kayak rentals are available to the public.

We offer spacious sites in both wooded and sunny areas, some of which are located along the Au Gres River. Each lot includes water, electric, WiFi access, a picnic table, and a fire ring. We offer 33 lots on the Au Gres River, 50 lots off river and 26 of those lots have sewer available. We are known for our extremely clean bathrooms and bathhouses which are located at the park office.

There are play areas throughout the park for children and adults, as well a pavilion (for rent), tennis, outdoor volleyball, horseshoe pits, shuffle board and basketball courts. For your convenience, our camp store sells ice, firewood, crawlers, ice cream snacks, pop, candy bars and Au Gres logo wear.

Our friendly campground staff is ready to take your call and answer any questions you have about our campsites and availability.

On the River

Season begins April 15th and Ends October 15th. These rates include either 1 RV or 1 tent per lot. Additional tent allowed at a $10 charge per night. (Sites: 1-33 include water, electric, sewer)

Daily$31
Weekly$175
Monthly$525

Off the River

Season begins April 15th and Ends October 15th. These rates include either 1 RV or 1 tent per lot. Additional tent allowed at a $10 charge per night. (Sites: 34-83 include water, electric)

Daily$29
Weekly$165
Monthly$485

 

Full Hook-up

Season begins April 15th and Ends October 15th. These rates include either 1 RV or 1 tent per lot. Additional tent allowed at a $10 charge per night. (Sites 84-109: include water, electric, sewer)

Daily$33
Weekly$195
Monthly$575

 

Limited Seasonal Sites

Limited Seasonal Sites available April 15th – October 15th. These rates include either 1 RV or 1 tent per lot. Additional tent allowed at a $10 charge per night.

Off River$1,980
On River$2,310
Full Hook-Up$2,640

 

Rates for Cabins

Rates for Cabins season April 15th – October 15th. Cabins include bunks (sleep 6 max), table, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, electric, outside water faucet, outside grill & fire pit. No Smoking and No Pets allowed in Cabins. A one-time cleaning fee of $12 will be assessed for each cabin rental on top of these rates. Non-refundable deposit on cabins.

Daily$58
Weekly$335

 

Au Gres Campground Extras

City of Au Gres Riverfront Campground offers extras, listed below. If you need something not listed, talk to our team.

Dump Non-Campers$5

 

Air Conditioner
Daily$1
Weekly$7
Monthly$25

 

Off Site Storage 2 Weeks Maximum
RV Parking Per Week$5
Boat Parking Per Week$5

 

Fish Cleaning (non-campers)*$1

*Fish Cleaning Station is available for non-campers for a charge of $1 per fish cleaned.

Available at Campground Office

City of Au Gres Riverfront Campground office has WiFi, Ice, Firewood, Ice Cream, Snacks & Crawlers. If you need something not listed, talk to our team.

The Au Gres City Park is one of Michigan’s most popular family campgrounds. The park features a total of 109 campsites (33 on the river, 50 off the river and 26 w/ sewer) available for daily, weekly or monthly rental with choices of water, sewer, and electric. Within the park itself is the Lions Club Community Building which is available for daily rental and may be used by civic groups throughout Michigan for a meeting place at the park.

The park features a family picnic and day use area with barbeque grills, playground equipment and restroom facilities. Also available within the park is a fish cleaning station. There is also a State boat launch just down the road from the park which provides great access to Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron (via Au Gres River) for superb boating and fishing.

With the waters of Saginaw Bay only a short distance from your camping space, fishing is a major activity in the area. And whether you prefer to participate from the Pt. Lookout Harbor of Refuge or from a boat, the fishing’s great on Saginaw Bay. One of the top family fisheries is the bay’s bountiful perch supply and a check with any of our personnel will provide you with a lead to the week’s hot spot. Or, if your prefer, state plantings of walleye provide “big fish” thrills and there are fishing tournaments if you would like to participate.

Fishing is great but we can also offer you the use of two baseball fields, two lighted tennis courts, volleyball court, kayak rental and two lighted basketball courts. Also, a nice stroll around the park on the lighted Riverfront walkway could lead you to a shuffleboard and a horseshoe pit available for your convenience. During the summer, an classic car cruise and show along with a craft show is held for your entertainment.

Our outdoor activity isn’t limited to only warm weather months, you can also take advantage of the Au Gres Area to provide you with a base of operations for ice fishing, snowmobiling and other winter activities in Arenac County such as the Au Gres Chamber of Commerce Winterfest. Our most popular winter activities is cross country skiing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling.

1). Campsites will be available for reservations after January 1st, for the current year of April 15 through October 15.
2). Reservations can be made in person, by mail, fax, email or by phone.
3). *NEW- All reservations must be be accompanied by payment in full.  Reservations just guarantees a lot.
4). If canceling reservations over 72 hours (3 days) in advance, refund will be given for your entire stay less one night deposit.
5). Reservations requests are suggested to be received at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your stay.
6). You can specify on river, off river or full hook up only. The park office will indicate site upon arrival.
7). Reservations must be made for at least two nights.
8). Unless the park is notified, a campsite not occupied within 24 hours of the reservation starting date will be considered available for other campers.
9). No refunds will be given for any reason after site is occupied.
10). No personal checks for under one week of rent.
11). All reservations for holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Labor Day) will require a 3 night minimum stay.
1). Speed limit 10 mph.
2). All sites must be renewed by 10:00 AM on the scheduled departure date or they will be considered available for other campers.
3). Before changing sites, check with park office first.
4). Only one camping unit per site. No more than two vehicles per site, all others must park in designated area.
5). Dogs and other pets must be kept on a leash at all times. Dogs and other pets shall be walked in designated walk area. All droppings on your lot or any other lot by your pet shall be cleaned up immediately and deposited in dumpster.
6). Fires are allowed only in firepits, grills, or approved areas.
7). Please do not cut any trees or shrubs in the park.
8). Quiet time is 11:00 PM.
9). All fish must be cleaned at fish cleaning station.
10). The management will not be responsible for losses, damages, or injuries to your party.
11). Absolutely no dumping of gray water or sewage on ground. All containers must have tight fitting lids and dumped only at dumping station. THIS IS STATE LAW!
12). Please put trash in plastic bags and place in trash containers.
13). Check out time is 12:00 pm (noon).
14). River frontage on all sites must be shared with other off river campers, including an area for boat tie-up. Caretaker will designate an area to tie up boat upon your arrival.
15). Boat docks allowed only if permission is granted by Park Caretaker.
 

Play Time

Our goal is to make your stay with us as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, so to that end we offer you and your family the amenities listed below.

Campground Fun


Tennis Courts
Baseball Fields
Volleyball Court
Sanitation Station
Basketball Courts
Kayak Rental
Children’s Play Area
Lighted Riverfront Walkway
Pavilion by RESERVATION ONLY
Modern Bathhouse with hot showers
Pedestrian Bridge to Downtown Area

Community Features


Laundromat
3 Golf Courses
Hospital (nearby)
Hunting & Fishing
Chapel in the Park
Historical Museum
City Library – WiFi
State Boat Launch
County Public Beach
Canoes/Tubing Rental
Municipal Fire Department
Municipal Harbor of Refuge
Saganing-Eagles Landing Casino
Local and County Law Enforcement