Moderate use permitted at your campsite ONLY! You may not walk around with open containers. You must have a valid photo I.D. at check-in. No kegs/pumped beer are allowed in the campground at any time. Any kegs, taps, and paraphernalia will be confiscated and become the property of the campground. No beer pong allowed.
No one under the age of 18 may check into the park without a parent or guardian.
No more than 6 people per campsite. Do not exceed your site boundaries. You may not move to a different site.
In order to receive a refund, cancellations must be made 8 days prior to the date of your arrival and a $25 cancellation fee will be charged. Cancellations made less than 8 days prior to your arrival will forfeit all monies paid. If you do not call to cancel your reservation and/or do not show, you will be charged our minimum site fee, per site, per day.
Guests must check out any time prior to noon (12:00 pm). If you wish to extend your stay, or cannot vacate your lot by noon, please re-register by 11:00 am. Failure to check out by noon will require you to pay for another day.
For safety reasons, children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Children must be at their site by dusk, unless they are accompanied by an adult.
Defacing Park Property
Cutting of trees and branches, or trenching of lots, burning of grass, or any other means of destructive behavior will not be tolerated. You will be charged for repairs and labor and asked to leave.
Campfires must be in your fire ring only and attended at all times. No bonfires or multiple ring fires. Do not bring firewood into the park, including pallets. Everything must be burned in your fire ring to receive your deposit back.
Dispose of all garbage in the dumpster located by the office. Trash left in fire rings, on campsites, or in surrounded wooded areas will result in the forfeiture of your deposit.
The Health Department requires closed containers. Empty your tanks at the dump station only.
No more than two pets per site. Pets must be leashed (no more than 6 feet) and within the owner’s site at all times. You are expected to clean up any pet waste and dispose of it immediately. Excessive barking, growling, or aggressive behavior may be grounds for eviction from the park. No animals are allowed in the bath house. We do not allow aggressive breeds, such as pit bulls, Rottweilers, or any mixed pit bull or Rottweiler breeds. No exceptions.
Golden Township has a noise ordinance between the hours of 11:00 pm – 8:00 am. We observe this ordinance and will enforce this rule. Loud noises during this quiet time (music, racing of engines, loud talking, shouting, or other disturbances) are not allowed. Radios must be off by 11:00 pm. By midnight, guests are expected to whisper only, and then only on their own campsite. All lights and campfires must be out by 1:00 am.
No smoking in the showers or in any part of the bath house. No pets are allowed in the showers. Please keep showers to a 5-minute limit.
Speed limit within the park is 15 mph.
There is a $50.00 security deposit required to reserve a site. Violation of any campground policies will result in a forfeiture your deposit and eviction from the park. No-shows or failure to cancel your reservations will result in a forfeiture of your deposit.
Vehicles must be parked vertically on site. No paddle tires or air horns allowed. Additional parking is available in the designated over flow parking area. Test/tunes, repairing, revving engines, joy riding, or loud vehicles will not be tolerated at ANY time in the park. All toys, buggies, trucks, Jeeps, etc. must stay trailered at all times. Gates close at 11:00 pm to all vehicle traffic, but you may park by the office and quietly walk in after 11:00 pm. All vehicles entering the park must have a visible parking pass in the windshield.
All visitors must register at the office. Registered guests are responsible for the actions of their visitors. There is a $10.00 per day guest pass fee. All visitors must leave the park by 10:00 pm. No visitors during holiday weekends.
All guests and visitors must have a wristband on to enter the park. If you lose your wristband, you will be charged full price to replace it. If you bring your broken or damaged wristband to the office, we will replace it for free. If you are found with no wristband, you will be evicted from the park.
**Fireworks and concealed weapons of any kind are prohibited in the park or on campground property**
By checking in and camping at Val-Du Lakes Campground, you acknowledge that you have read the above polices and understand them. Any violations of these policies can result in immediate removal from the campground and forfeiture of security deposit and any unused camping fees.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I reserve a campsite at Val-Du Lakes Campground?
Call us at (231) 873-CAMP (2267) to inquire about campsite availability and to make a reservation.
Can we have a campsite next to our friends?
Yes, depending on availability. Call us at (231) 873-CAMP (2267) to inquire and reserve sites.
How many people are allowed to camp on a site?
A maximum of 6 individuals per campsite.
How many campsites can be rented at one time?
A maximum of 2 sites.
How do I get to Val-Du Lakes Campground?
Val-Du Lakes Resort is located at 1573 Wilson Ave, Mears, MI 49436. Get Directions.