park Attractions

Located in Mesick, MI on 300 wooded acres, including 2.5 miles of coastline on the Hodenpyle Pond.

Open May 1st - October 15th

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Customer Appreciation Week

Starting June 1st for the entire week.

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Music Schedule 2020

View the visiting musicians this year.

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Phattrax Schedule

View our 2020 DJ Summer Line-up.

Park amenities

  • Great for Families
  • 260 Total Sites
  • 220 Sites with Water & Electric
  • 100 Water-front Sites
  • Tent Camping
  • Seasonal Campsites Available
  • 40 Primitive Sites (first come - first served)
  • 50 Amp Service
  • Sanitary Dump Stations
  • Hot Showers
  • Pizzeria
  • Arcade
  • Laundry
  • Sandy Beach
  • New Double-Sided Boat Launch
  • Firewood, Bait, & Ice
  • Award-Winning Fishing Area
  • Great for PWC & Skiing
  • Pull-thru Sites with Full Water & Electric
  • 3.5 Miles of Interpretive Trails within Park
  • Special Fall Rates
  • New Playground Now Open
  • New Full Size Basketball Court
  • New Beach Volleyball
  • Playground, Horseshoes, & Swimming
  • Saturday Night Movies
  • Now renting Kayaks, Paddle Boards, & Peddle Boats
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NEC Pizzeria

For Daily Specials Call Us

The pizzeria is open 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor day Opening at noon daily.

  • Pizza
  • Cheese Bread
  • Wings
  • Fries
  • Chicken Strips
  • Salads

Click Here for Our Full Menu

Plan your next adventure!

Area Attractions

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north county trail

Accessible for hiking within the park.

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Manistee National Forest

Premiere mountain biking and hiking trail.

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manistee river​

Canoeing, kayaking, rafting, campsite pickup and delivery by Wilderness Canoe.
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Mesick Mushroom Festival

Some of Northern Michigan’s Finest Mushroom Hunting, only during Mother’s Day weekend in May.

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hodenpyle dam​

Fish on the backwaters, over 1200 acres of Pike, Walleye, Bass, and Pan Fishing.

cities nearby

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Cadillac

Only 25 miles away.

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Manistee

Only 30 miles away.

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Traverse City

Only 35 miles away.

Local Businesses

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Antioch Hills Golf Club

Only 5 miles away.

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Crystal Mountain Resort Golfing

Only 12 miles away.

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Casinos

3 Casinos within 60 miles.

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231 Bar and Grill

A local pub only 12 miles away with the Best Burgers around. Drink Specials and Live Entertainment every weekend.

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See you in Michigan

Northern Exposure
285 Manistee River Drive,
Mesick, mi 49668

+1 (231) 885-1199

Open May 1st – October 15th
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