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Peterson Bridge

6 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest


Peterson Bridge Campground is located on the Pine River in Michigan's Manistee National Forest. The location on the river makes it ideal for canoeists and those looking to experience the adventure of this swift moving river.


With access to the river so close, floating…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


6 Reviews of Peterson Bridge

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2022

Very clean, Friendly host

The host greeted us the second we got there. He informed us they had a bear with cubs in the area. We never saw them but something to keep in mind. It’s a very nice, clean campground. The drive in sites are pretty small but nice. Drop toilets are clean. They also have one building with flush…

Month of VisitJuly
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2020

Great access for out oft owners going to sleeping bear!

We stayed at this campground very last minute.  We decided the day before to go up to sleeping bear dunes for the weekend, and all the reservations across western Michigan were full, so we picked this one to try first come first served, and got lucky!  Only 45-60 min from Sleeping Bear Dunes.…

  • Our drive in site!
  • Small trail along the river leading to the walk-in spots
Kitty B.
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2020

Rustic Feel with Modern Amenities

We came to this campground on a very busy weekend for camping and we made a reservation online just in case they were all full, but they do have a self-serve drop box if you don't have a reservation. The walk-in tent sites were gorgeous, very hidden away in the trees, and 2 sites are literally…

Month of VisitJuly


Peterson Bridge is located in Michigan


Please note: Peterson Bridge Campground is located on Highway 3T at Pine River Bridge, South of Highway 55. From Baldwin, MI: Take State Rt. 37 north about 21 miles to campground sign (just before Pine River bridge). Turn right into campground. From the north: follow M-37 south 1.5 miles from its junction with M-55. Turn left into the area after crossing the bridge over the Pine River. From the south: follow M-37 north 21.5 miles from Baldwin. Turn right into the area prior to crossing the bridge over the Pine River.


44.20416623 N
85.796111 W

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