Frequently Asked Questions

Are you located on Higgins Lake?

We are approximately one mile from a public swimming beach on the north end of Higgins Lake. It is roughly a five minute drive from our campground. You can also walk or bike to the lake. There you will find a children's playground, bathroom facilities, picnic tables and a gazebo.

What is your reservation/cancellation policy?

KOA Reservation/Cancellation Guidelines Guarantee your Campsite.

A registration fee for your first night will be charged to your credit card when you make your reservation. You can make online reservations 24/7 through You’ll receive a confirmation from the campground.

Need to Cancel? Please call (989) 275-8151 before these deadlines to receive your deposit refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee:

  • RV/Tent Sites: 48 hours cancellation notice is required. Notify KOA by 4 PM two days before your scheduled arrival.
  • Camping Cabins and KOA Specialty Lodgings: 7 days cancellation notice is required. Please notify KOA one week before your arrival.

Reservations made after these deadlines require nonrefundable deposits. Cancellations made after deadlines will result in forfeiture of all deposits.

Holidays and special events may have special deposit and/or cancellation requirements. Special conditions may apply during high-demand periods and special events. Please check with your selected KOA for details.

Cancellation exception to the KOA National Policy:
All reservations for holiday need to be canceled 14 days in advance of arrival for any refund.

What time is check-in and checkout?


Check In is at 3 PM each day. Check Out is 12 PM (noon).

If you desire additional time, we may be able to accommodate (fees apply) depending on availability.



Check In is at 3 PM each day. Check Out is 11 AM.

If you desire additional time, we may be able to accommodate (fees apply) depending on availability.

Are there quiet hours?

Quiet Time is 11 PM—8 AM. All campers should return to their site by 11 PM and all daily visitors/guests are required to leave by 10 PM. Activities and volume settings must be contained within your site at all times. All guests deserve the right to peace and quiet within their campsites. Our quiet hours are strictly enforced.

Can guests smoke?

All buildings at Higgins Lake KOA are NON-SMOKING. All lodging is NON-SMOKING. Deep cleaning and fumigation charges ($250) will apply for all smoking in non-smoking areas.

What is the speed limit and rules for driving in the campground?

SPEED LIMIT IS 5 MPH: Please protect our children! Drive slowly and watch for kids on bikes. No bicycle riding after dark. Motorized vehicles must be insured and operated by licensed drivers only. Valid License and Insurance may be requested for inspection at any time for the safety of all guests.

Are registered guests allowed to have visitors?

Facilities in this park are for use by registered guests only. Visitors are required to register and pay day use fees at the office before entering the park and must sign an agreement to abide by and be subject to park guidelines upon admittance. All visitors must leave the park by 10PM, unless registered as an overnight guest. Please register overnight guests by 8 PM in the office. Passes are required to be visibly displayed on dash at all times for security purposes.

May I bring my pet to the campground?

We love them when leashed and picked up after! They must be accompanied by their master when outside. Pets can not disturb others so please control their barking or meowing accordingly! No aggressive dogs allowed.

Written permission (campground registration receipt) and rabies paperwork must be on file with the campground office at check-in. $5 admin fee will be charged.

What are the policies surrounding use of the campground's activities?

Any playgrounds, water slides, basketball courts, etc. are provided at your own risk. We strive hard to follow strict safety guidelines but due to the outdoor rugged nature of camping, we ask that you inspect all equipment and activities for safety. Please report any concerns to the office. The activities require staff monitoring when in use. Please do not play on or near equipment after dark or when un-staffed for your and others' safety. Certain activities require arm bands and/or releases signed by parent or guardian prior to participation. See the office for schedules and details. All playgrounds close at sunset.

What camping equipment is allowed per site?

We allow only one recreational vehicle (RV) and one vehicle per site. A small "pup" tent is allowed for immediate family currently living in the registered guest's home. A maximum limit of people per site applies.

Is there a firewood policy?

All outside firewood is prohibited due to potential spread of disease. Certified firewood can be purchased at the Campground Store. Any outside wood must be abandoned prior to entry (inquire at store for assistance). Violation will result in a $150 fine by local authorities or Campground Security.

What should I do with my garbage?

Please place all garbage in sealed garbage bags. Our campground has a designated area for dumping garbage and recycling of certain items.

Do you have security?

The safety and security of all guests and visitors is everyone's responsibility by following campground guidelines and rules at all times. Any violations that require intervention and/or enforcement by local police will result in eviction without refund(s) and/or civil penalties by law enforcement.

May I bring my ATV?

Yes. The county has approved the careful riding of ATVs on the highway shoulders in order to get to the ATV trails.

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