Our Campground

We are a family-owned and operated business (read Campground History). Greenwood Acres Family Campground (GWAFC) has over 1100 sites with over 900 seasonal campers. You can enjoy camping from April 1 through October 31.

We are located on the south end of Goose Lake (400 acres). This is a private, spring-fed lake with no public access. On Goose Lake, you can enjoy swimming, fishing, and boating. There is a 5 mph speed limit enforced because of the size and environmental structure of Goose Lake. Jet skis and water skiing are prohibited, so the majority of the boats on the lake are pontoon boats.

High altitude view of Greenwood Acres Campground, Jackson, MI

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Information

Surveillance cameras are positioned around the park and are viewable 24 hours a day by management.

  • 24 hour Check-in/out Service

 

Laundromat: Open 24hrs

  • Front-load washers $2.25 • Top-load washers $1.75 • Dryers $1.50
  • Table available for folding
  • Wheeled baskets available

Campground Office Hours:

April 1st-October 31st: 

  • Sunday-Thursday 9am-5pm
  • Friday & Saturday 9am-8pm

November 1st-March 31st: We are closed for camping but will open on Sundays 12pm-3pm (except Thanksgiving-January 5th) for onsite visits or drive-throughs. Only our main roads are plowed when there is snow. We will be answering phones and emails Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Call us: (517) 522-8600 Email us: office@gwafc.com

Campground History 

Greenwood Acres Family Campground was organized in 1972 as a campground two years after holding the 1970 Goose Lake Rock Festival-click here for more information. Richard Songer, a promoter and road construction contractor from the Detroit area, developed the campground.  In 1986, Richard Songer sold the campground to Lyle and Doris Wolfinger.

Previous to Richard Songer's ownership, the different properties were owned by the Wolfinger family and the Greenwood family.  Lyle Wolfinger had farmed his property since 1947.  At first Lyle did not have a tractor.  He held the reins of two horses to plow his fields to feed the 50 cows he milked by hand.  Lyle and Doris were married in 1949. As their four children came along, they were all involved in the dairy operation.

Lyle and Doris' son, Wendal, managed the campground until his untimely death in 1988. Since that time Wendy Wolfinger and Sharon Kinchsular have managed the campground.  Rex Wolfinger started a few years later.  Then Janet came on board in 2002.   Before Lyle Wolfinger passed away, the campground incorporated in the name of Greenwood Acres, Co. Inc.  After the passing of Doris in 1987 and Lyle in 2004, their children and grandchildren inherited the campground.

It is our desire to operate this property as a family campground.  We are striving to continually make improvements and to encourage generations of families to camp at Greenwood Acres Family Campground.  With the assistance of our dedicated employees, we are passionate about making each day at the campground an unforgettable camping experience.

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For our campers, there will be a Elephant Ear trailer coming out this Friday and Saturday for the Carnival weekend! Make sure you stop by and get yourself one. A huge thank you to Amie Jo’s Elephant Ears!
It’s your time to dunk some of the owners and staff of the campground! Proceeds from the Dunk Tank will go to Ronald McDonald House of Ann Arbor.
If you are camping with us this weekend, here is the food truck schedule! Be sure to check out these tasty options.
If you are camping with us this weekend, it will be fun filled with many activities and our Carnival on Saturday! Check out the schedule for this weekend. The sign up sheets for the Teen Lock In will be available on Thursday, June 20 in the Rec Center and Front Office *limited to 50 spots*.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
Here is the route for the parade that will start at 6pm. We’re going to start at the Beach House and go down Main St to Court to Second St to Silo to Diamond to First down Hilton to Lake Shore and end back at the Beach House. This is a family friendly event!
Attention campers, an email titled 2024 Pontoon Dock Waiting List was sent from GWA and it did not have the attached survey. Please look for a new email with a different name and a survey attached to sign up for a boat slip!

Attention campers, the pool will be closed this weekend due to a failure of a new part. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding! ... See MoreSee Less

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Rock painting June 14th 6-7pm @ the Rec!!
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