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Thursday, 14 May 2015 23:51

Whispering Surf Camping Resort



Whispering Surf Camping Resort

Pentwater, Michigan




Come vacation with us!


Drop your anchor here, we've been a family camping resort on West Michigan's Gold Coast since 1913. Located on a peninsula between Bass Lake and Lake Michigan we are a beach resort, the ideal place for you and your family to spend your summer. We have a safe, sandy, private beach on Bass Lake and it is only a short, eight minute walk to an off the beaten path, beautiful, white sand, public beach on Lake Michigan.




GUARANTEED clean & friendly! We're inspected by AAA, Trailer Life, and Woodalls.

History of Whispering Surf Camping Resort  



Whispering Surf Camping Resort is forested with white pine, oak and white birch and nestled between the clear blue waters of Bass Lake and the white "singing sands" of Lake Michigan. Relax in a quiet area, tucked away in the slow-moving pace of the North woods. Enjoy our clean, safe, private Bass Lake beach! Or if Lake Michigan's moody waters intrigue you; swim, relax and enjoy one of the world's finest beaches. A white, sugar sand beach like found no where else in the world, listen to the music of the sand as you walk across it.

Here are some of the amenities you'll enjoy while staying at Whispering Surf:


  • Local attractions that will bring you back to Western Michigan.
  • Open each year from May 1st through October 31st so you can enjoy the beauty of the seasons, Spring, Summer and Fall.
  • Easy access from the expressway.
  • Private, safe, sandy beach on Bass Lake.
  • Dock on Bass Lake to park your boat or dangle your line in the water.
  • Short, eight minute walk to a world class public beach on Lake Michigan.
  • Wooded, rustic RV sites and tenting area .
  • Quiet, in the woods, back to nature setting.
  • 20/30/50 amp electrical service on all sites.
  • All RV sites have full hook-ups with cable TV.
  • Free internet cafe and Wi Fi available in the campground.
  • Modern, clean restrooms and free, heated showers .
  • Clubhouse for special activities.
  • Children's playground.
  • Firewood, ice and snacks available.
  • Canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals available.
  • Great fishing - bass, bluegill, northern pike, salmon & trout.
  • For groups, our clubhouse offers an excellent indoor area that can be reserved for meetings and potlucks.
  • For your safety please review the campground rules.




RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN VIA THE WEB ANYTIME. Reservations are needed for the end of June, July and August and for holidays. Phone reservations are taken from May 20th through September 1st at the summer phone number listed at the bottom of this page. A credit card guarantee is required to reserve a campsite. Check out 1 PM and Check in by 3 PM


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For more than 40 years the Yaple family have been your hosts and we look forward to making you feel at home. Whispering Surf Camping Resort which began in 1913 as Camp Morrison has continuously operated longer than any other campground in the State of Michigan.

4-10 Sites
11+ Sites
First 3 weeks of June 20% Discount 25% Discount
Last 3 weeks of September 20% Discount 25% Discount
First 2 weeks of October 20% Discount 25% Discount

* There is a 2-day minimum on all group discounts. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.
Group reservations for more than three sites are excepted only for the quiet time dates above. To receive the quiet time discount, the discount must be requested at check in.

A camp host is at the campground entrance from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

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SUMMER PHONE (231) 869-5050

Opportunities to work and play as a workcamper at Whispering Surf


Cottage Rentals too!

Dorothy Cottage at Whispering Surf Campground - 3 BR, ( 2 Queen  - 2 Twin ) sleeps 6.  $1200 week.  

Davis Cottage at Whispering Surf - 2 BR ( 2 Queen ) sleeps 4.  $900 week.   Full Baths, Nicely appointed Kitchenette.  Complete renovation just completed.  Access to private beach on Bass Lake - 5 minute walk to Lake Michigan.  Boat rentals available.  Must provide your own linens and towels.

Additional Info

  • Address: 7090 S Lakeshore Dr, Pentwater, MI 49449
  • Phone: 231-869-5050
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Contact Us

TEL: 231-869-4150

ADDRESS: 324 S Hancock St. 
               Pentwater, MI  49449

EMAIL: travelinfo@pentwater.org

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