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Rifle River 2014 Activities Themes
Open for Season May 12th
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Rifle River Resort

334 Melita Road, Sterling, Michigan 48659
Security: 989-654-3315 - Store: 989-654-3195

Outdoor Adventures Rifle River Resort Campground offers a beautiful, quiet, and secluded setting in the Saginaw lowlands of eastern Michigan. The Rifle River provides hiking, fishing and canoeing. While camping or renting a cabin you can relax in the outdoor heated pool and hot tub, or join in basketball, horseshoes, volleyball or so much more. Come and enjoy this full service resort offering tons of conveniences for the entire family, while maintaining the rustic appeal of the great the outdoors.

See Rifle River Resort's Virtual Tour and Facebook Page.

Do not use the online form for availability and reservations; you must phone us at (888) 249-1995 or (989) 671-1125 regarding reservations.

Directions: Take I-75 to exit 195. Go east to red flashing light, then turn left and go to the stop sign. Go straight onto Melita Road for approximately 3 miles. The resort is across the bridge, on the left. See road map.

  • Amenities: photo gallery
    • General store
    • Laundry facilities
    • On the Rifle River
    • Private pond with beach area
    • Nature & hiking trails
    • Playground
    • Picnic area with grills
    • Firewood
    • LP gas
    • Clubhouse & Pavilion
    • Game room
    • Outdoor heated pool
    • Hot tub
    • Chapel in the Woods
    • Live entertainment
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing / Tubing: Rules and schedule Saturday 10:30 Moffat trip cancelled until further noticed.
    • Basketball court
    • Horseshoes
    • Shuffleboard
    • Volleyball
    • Planned Activities: 2014 Themes and Craft Shows & Auctions
  • Services
    • Honey wagon & dump station (Pump out $10)
    • Campsite trash pickup provided daily (11:00 AM )
    • RV storage available (1 month $45, 3 months $125, 1 year $450)
    • RV spotting available to site or storage $15
  • Campsites See park map
    • 155 partial sites
    • 6 full sites
  • Resort Rental Accommodations (all non-smoking, no handicap units) : photos.
    • Park Model (sleeps 6 - 1 Queen and 2 Full Beds). photo gallery
    • River House Cabin (sleeps 8 - 2 Queen, 1 Bunk and 1 Futon Beds). photo gallery
    • Rental check-in is 3:00PM, check-out 11:00AM.
    • You must phone us for, rates availability and reservations at (888) 249-1995.
    • 2 Nights minimum stay on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
    • 3 Nights minimum stay on Major Holidays (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
    • Reservations are required in advance with $100 security deposit required at time of reservation. Pet units available. BED LINENS, TOWELS & SOAPS ARE NOT PROVIDED.
  • Open May 13th through October 6th. Rules s & Regulations