Area Lodging and Campgrounds
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Kestelwoods is an extremely clean and well-run campground located just one mile south of PRPC. It features a heated swimming pool, electric hook-ups and water at every site, picnic supplies for campers, as well as a campground restaurant and shirt store.
The campground is located 2 miles south of M-55, and 2 miles east of M-37.
Twin Oaks Campground
Twin Oaks Campground & Cabins is located halfway between Cadillac and Manistee. To get there, drive four miles to the east of Wellston, turn north on Moss Road off of Highway 55, and travel 4 miles to the west of Highway 37.
Best Bear Lodge
Welcome to Best Bear Lodge & Campground! In summer or winter, Best Bear Resort is where you'll find the best ORV and Snowmobile trails. We offer our guest premium accommodations at competitive rates. Also, RV Resort with full hook-up. After years of talking about it, we now offer ATV/ORV/UTV Rentals!
Ten newer deluxe cabins. Each has two bedrooms with a full bath, living room, fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, Wi-Fi access and individual patio. With two bedrooms and a pull-out sofa, all cabins can sleep up to six people comfortably.
Peterson Bridge Campground
Peterson Bridge Campground is the only Forest Service campground on the Pine River. Ten of the sites are paddle or walk-in only. The canoe/boat launch is located across the river at Peterson Bridge North.
Northern Exposure Campground
Welcome to Northern Exposure Campground,Michigan’s premiere “Up-North” Camping Experience. The campground is located in Mesick, MI on 300 wooded acres, including 2.5 miles of coastline on the Hodenpyle Pond.
Silver Creek State Forest Campground
Campsites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 26 sites for tent and small trailer use are located on the scenic Pine River. This campground offers opportunity for hiking and mountain biking on its Silver Creek Pathway. Nearby canoe landing provides access to the river. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from a hand-pump well.
Sand Lake Campground is situated on the scenic shores of Sand Lake and provides a selection of sites shaded by a mixed hardwood forest. Just beyond the trees is a well-loved, sandy swimming beach.The campground is located 15 minutes from the Pine National Scenic River and several other lakes. The popular campground sits within the Huron-Manistee National Forests,far enough from town to let its natural splendor shine, but close enough for convenient access to gas and groceries.
Seaton Creek Campground
Seaton Creek Campground adjoins Seaton Creek and is at the upper end of the backwater of Hodenpyl Dam Pond on the Big Manistee River. The forest surrounding the campground is mostly pine and the sites are rustic. The closest town is Mesick.
Located in Wellston, Northwoods Cabins are light housekeeping cabins with kitchenettes, bathrooms with showers, bedding, and cookware included.
Bear Track Campground
Bear Track hosts a 1.5 mile trail that connects the campground to the North Country National Scenic Trail making it an easy place to incorporate it into your hike along the trail system. Or afford a family plenty of day hiking opportunities for their weekend getaway.
This small, rustic campground, located at Tippy Dam Pond, also includes an active boating access site. An area known for its fishing opportunities and accessibility, it attracts many anglers in search of trout, steelhead and salmon.
The Lodge is a magnificent 5100 sq. ft hand-hewn rustic log home built from huge red pines taken right from the property. The Lodge sits high on a riverbank with a fantastic view overlooking the Pine River.
Wolf Lake Motel & Resort
The Wolf Lake Motel & Resort (& ATV) Rentals in Michigan is a newly remodeled resort on beautiful Wolf Lake in Lake County, Northern Michigan, where customer satisfaction is their goal. They are located 7 miles north of Baldwin Michigan on M-37, situated in the heart of the Manistee National Forest in Lake County.
Rockwell Lake Lodge - Luther
This beautiful 16,000 sq. ft conference and retreat facility opened in 2008, offering ten custom-furnished guest suites, a great room, conference room, and dining room at Hillsdale College's G. H. Gordon Biological Station.
Irons RV Park
Located just off the M-55 on the edge of the beautiful Huron-Manistee National Forests in Irons, Michigan, Irons RV Park and Campground is a 10-acre, family-owned and operated campground with 68 sites, including 46 full hook-up sites, 22 water and electric sites, and plenty of room for tent camping.
Lincoln State Forest Campground
Camping sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 9 sites for tent and small trailer use are located on the beautiful Pine River and Silver Creek. Good opportunities for canoeing and fishing. Pathway access for hiking and mountain biking. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from a hand-pump well.
Carrieville State Forest Campground
31 sites for tent and small trailer use, one of which can accommodate 40-ft vehicle/trailer. Located along the Little Manistee River with good trout fishing, off-road vehicle route accessible from campsite. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump.
Old Grade Campground
Located on the Little Manistee River, this campground is completely surrounded by National Forest System land. There is a short interpretive hiking trail with foot bridges from the campground through a hemlock and birch forest. The campground is located near wetlands and many fields. making it an excellent area to view wildlife. Canoeing is not recommended on this portion of the river as it is very shallow, however, this area is popular with anglers seeking trout.
Blacksmith Bayou Access
One of many bayous along the lower portion of the river, Blacksmith is an oxbow lake left from an old river channel. The river channel moves during geologic time, creating new meanders in the mile-wide river valley. The North Country Trail follows the ridge along the bayou and crosses the entrance road. This is a good area for ice fishing.
Lake Michigan Recreation Area
Lake Michigan Recreation Area is a four loop campground located on the shoreline to Lake Michigan between Manistee and Ludington. In addition to the 99 single family sites and 3 group sites, the site also boasts a day use area with multiple picnic tables, pavilions and a playground, an amphitheater and an overlook. Arrowhead Trail, which runs through the campground, connects to the wilderness trails that traverse Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area.
Orchard Beach State Park
Orchard Beach State Park is situated on a bluff over looking Lake Michigan. A stairway leads from the campground to the beach and self-guided hiking trails are adjacent to the park. The park offers a great hike for the casual hiker. Quick and scenic with many information stations along the trails. Learn about the natural history of the State Park and Manistee County shoreline. This is also a great spot for a morning cross country ski in the winter months.
Small rustic campground with access to Manistee Lake, Big Manistee River, Little Manistee River, and Lake Michigan. Boat docks with tie ups. Small playground area, fish cleaning station, four new complete bathrooms, an ADA playground, a boat launch, sanitary dump station and 37 sites(with 10 electric sites).
Ivans Campground and Cabins
Located on 15 acres in the heart of the Manistee National Forest south of Baldwin right on M-37. Ivan's campground and Cabins is a wonderful place to enjoy your vacation or sportsman's get-away.
Ludington East/Pere Marquette River KOA
Whether you’re exploring the local area or hangingout at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play.There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable.Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOAPatio™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring yourfamily, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of waysto stay and explore.
Pere Marquette Lodge
Located in the heart ofLake County – a boundless four-season playground covered by over 200,000 acresof Manistee National Forest and boasting over 100 inland lakes, countlessstreams and rivers, and miles of trails – the Pere Marquette River Lodge isyour headquarters for year-round Northern Michigan exploration.
Pere Marquette Riverfront Cabin
Craftsman style, 2 bedroom cabin with large windows overlooking the designated "National Wild and Scenic" Pere Marquette River.
Hemlock State Campground
This Campground is located on the west end of Lake Mitchell near Cadillac. The Lake is 1,600 acres and nearly surrounded by residences. The west end of the lake is marshy and good for wildlife viewing. The lake is n to good for swimming at this end, due to milfoil and other plants.
Mitchell State Park
William Mitchell State Park is a popular camping,fishing and boating destination. The 334-acre park is situated between Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac and provides an excellent opportunity to view a variety of wildlife on the outskirts of Cadillac. A historic canal connects the two lakes and runs directly through the park.
You will enjoy the peace and quiet of a tranquil country setting with spacious, grassy sites & rental cabins. Our Camp is located 2 miles East of Cadillac which offers excellent dining and shopping. It is just minutes from boating, fishing, golfing, hiking/ORV trails and hunting. We offer plenty of recreation and enjoyment to meet your family’s needs!
Harold’s Resort is surrounded by Spider Lake on three sides. Six log cabins and one "Honeymoon Cottage" are located on their little piece of heaven. It's blissfully quiet, private and very secluded.
Holiday Park Campground
Holiday Park Campground is a beautiful, high-end, family friendly campground that offers plenty of amenities and is conveniently located near many attractions in the Northern Michigan area.
Platte River Campground
Platte River Campground is open year-round and offers a wide variety of camping styles. You can find back-in and pull-through sites for RV's, including electrical hookups; but it also offers beautiful tent sites, walk-in sites for the slightly more adventurous, and group sites (hike-in, tents only)accommodating up to 25 people. There is even a nearby backcountry campground for those who enjoy a great backpacking experience, but don't have the time to head for the Manitou Islands.
Traverse City State Park
Traverse City State Park features a quarter mile of beautiful beach on the Grand Traverse Bay. The park is only two miles from downtown Traverse City, one of the most popular resort towns in Michigan. The campground is open year round with heated restrooms.