Yankee Springs Recreation Area

Listed in Middleville Campsites.

Yankee Springs Recreation Area was once the hunting grounds of the Algonquin Indians and the famous Chieftain, Chief Noonday. The site was established in 1835 and the village was made famous by Yankee Bill Lewis who owned and operated a hotel along the stagecoach run from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids. The rugged terrain, the bogs and marshes, the lakes and streams, and the unique beauty of the park's 5,200 acres lend itself to many forms of recreation.

A modern campground is located on the shores of beautiful Gun Lake while rustic camping is available at Deep Lake. An equestrian campground and a youth organization campground also are available. Nine lakes are located within the park boundaries providing excellent fishing and water sports of all kinds.

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Yankee Springs Recreation Area
2104 South Briggs Road,

Telephone: (+001) 269-795-9081

Fax: (+001) 269-795-6602


Yankee Springs Recreation Area may be a suitable property if you are looking to stay near Shelbyville, Martin, Delton, Hastings, Hopkins, Dorr, Plainwell, Byron Center, Richland or Kentwood.