Michigan state park pet-friendly cabins that let you take your dog or cat camping

Sleepy Hollow State Park, Summer 2019. (Michigan DNR)

Your dog or cat can join you on your camping trip this summer.

Certain Michigan state park cabins are pet-friendly, so you can camp without leaving your furry friend at home. 

According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, there is a $10 fee per pet per night. That fee is $15 for lodges. Up to two pets are allowed per cabin, and only dogs and cats are permitted.  

Cabins can be booked up to a year in advance here.

Michigan state park pet-friendly cabins:

  • Cheboygan State Park - Poe Reef cabin
  • Craig Lake State Park - Teddy Lake Yurt and small cabin
  • Harrisville State Park - mini cabin #186
  • Lime Island State Park - mini cabin #4
  • Little Presque Isle Cabins - cabins #4 and #5
  • Leelanau State Park - Hemlock and Cedar mini cabins
  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Crosscut 2, White Birch 2, Whitetail 8, Union River 8, Gitche Gumee 8; Union Bay East 4 Yurt, Union Bay West 4 Yurt, Little Union River 4 Yurt and Kaug Wudgoo Lodge
  • Port Crescent State Park - mini cabin A
  • Sleepy Hollow State Park - modern cabin and rustic cabin
  • Van Riper State Park - Rustic Peshekee Cabin and mini cabin #2

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In addition to the cabins above, the cedar mini cabin at Ludington State Park will be pet-friendly beginning Jan. 1, 2024.

When outside, pets must be on a 6-foot leash.

Also, be sure to clean up after your pet and prevent them from interacting with wild animals.