Make Gaylord KOA your base camp as you explore everything northern Michigan has to offer. Located on the 45th parallel, the Alpine Village of Gaylord has unique shops, wonderful restaurants and world-class golf. There are area lakes for fishing as well as trails for hiking and biking, including North Central State Trail from Gaylord to Mackinaw City. Take a day trip to Mackinaw City, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve or Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. In season, hunt for morel mushrooms, raspberries and blackberries. Area events include Alpenfest and the Traverse City National Cherry Festival. At the campground, kids can swim in the heated pool or play on the two playgrounds. Play mini golf, horseshoes, shuffleboard and volleyball or rent banana bikes and four-wheel carts. Pets love Kamp K9 Bark Park, and you'll enjoy cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Gaylord KOA is in the heart of the Golf Mecca with more than 20 courses. This KOA is big rig friendly.