South Manitou Group Campground is a tent-only backcountry facility on South Manitou Island in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. Campers must take a 1.5-hour ferry or boat ride to reach it, and must backpack their gear into the campground from the dock. This facility is…
- Hike-InBackcountry sites.
- Boat-InSites accessible by watercraft.
- Tent Sites
- Firewood Available
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
Sailed tonSouth Manitou from Glen Arbor. Some group camping.
Don’t forget the bug spray
The only way to reach South Manitou Island is to take a ferry over to the island. You must pack in anything you will need and pack out all of your trash. I love to go camping for extended periods of time. My four year old son and I took the ferry to South Manitou Island and had planned to stay for…
South Manitou Island Group is located in Michigan
From Traverse City, Michigan, take M-22 to Suttons Bay. Go west on M-204 from Suttons Bay towards Leland. Turn north at the junction of M-22 and M-204 to Leland. Take the ferry from Leland to South Manitou Island.