0 Mecosta County Park Commission

Merrill-Gorrel Campground

Merrill-Gorrel Campground is OPEN and will close at 3:00 pm Sunday, October 4th.

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3275 Evergreen
Sears, MI 49679
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Merrill-Gorrel Campground is located three miles north of Barryton off M-66, approximately five miles south of U.S. 10. The park offers frontage on two lakes with 147 campsites on 90 acres. Two beaches, two play areas, four shelters, four cabins and two boat launches enhance this picturesque getaway.


ONLINE reservations for all cabins and campsites began January 1, 2015. Phone and For in person/phone reservations, please contact the Administrative Office after February 1st and up until the park opens for the season. You may contact the park directly when they open for the season. Please note, on-line reservations will only be accepted from January 1st – August 31st of every year. We will continue to accept in person/phone reservations directly at the park during the camping season.

No refunds will be given for Holiday reservations.
No refunds will be given for day of arrival


Pet Policy

Merrill-Gorrel Campground IS A PET FRIENDLY PARK. Click Here for the current policy

Seasonal Sites

Merrill-Gorrel Campground still has a limited number of seasonal campsites available. A deposit of $100.00 is required to become a seasonal camper. Please call the Administrative Office at this time to find out which campsites are available for seasonal camping. If you love to camp, don't spend the gas money to haul your camper every weekend, just leave it with us!!!


Basketball Court
Sand Volleyball
Swimming Area
Baseball Diamond
Boat Launch
Pathways through the Woods
Picnic Shelters

Sports equipment is available for use, free of charge at the Park Office.


Merrill-Gorrel Campground has both showers and flush toilets

Most campsites have electric hook-up and water hook-up as well as a picnic table and fire pit on the site.

Merrill-Gorrel Campground also has rustic campsites.

Use of the dump station is free to registered campers (there is a charge for non-registered guests)

Each campsite is allowed:

- One primary camping unit (tent, trailer, motor home, etc.)
- One additional tent
- Eight people maximum per site
- Two vehicles per site, plus one trailer (boat or utility) (vehicle passes must be purchased for each vehicle)