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Platte River Campground

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About This Campground

National Park Service

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Platte River Campground is located in the southern district of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, on the lower peninsula of Michigan. This year-round facility is one of the most popular campgrounds in the park. It is within walking distance of the Platte River and a short walk or drive away…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

54 Reviews of Platte River Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
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  • 3
  • 7
  • 44
Syd W.
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2022

Great Campground

When I went it was first come first serve, it was about 2pm on a Monday and I had no problem finding a spot, but there are a couple dozen other campers here. There was still plenty of room to space out, I didn't have neighbors. Even so, there were lots of trees and the sites are fairly spaced out…

Site124
Month of VisitNovember
Kathie M.
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2022

Wonderful campground in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Very nice campground on southern end of Sleeping Bear Dunes. Sites very large and spaced so there is privacy. Wooded with trees so beautiful in fall. Very nice bathrooms and private showers with hot water year round! Great hiking trails. Near Lake Michigan-approx 1.2 mile walk to huge beach. Very…

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Site123
Month of VisitNovember
LThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2022

Hike-to camping is a must

The group hike-to site was phenomenal. Enough of a walk so you feel like you’re in nature but not too far. Every G site has a bear box and you can hear the coyotes howling at night. The bathrooms are extremely clean and modern. Individual showers and there’s a plug in the bathroom for hair dryers.…

  • lots of open space
  • closest beach you can get to
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SiteG4
Month of VisitOctober

Location

Platte River Campground is located in Michigan

Detail location of campground

Directions

From the east (Traverse City): Take State Highway M-72 west to Empire. Turn south on State Highway M-22. Proceed 10 miles and turn right on Lake Michigan Road. Follow the signs to Platte River Campground.From the south (US-31/M-115): At the junction of U.S. Route 31 and M-115, continue north for seven miles. Turn left on Platte Road. Proceed five miles and turn right on M-22. Proceed one mile and turn left on Lake Michigan Road. Follow the signs to Platte River Campground.

Address

5685 Lake Michigan Road
Honor, MI 49640

Coordinates

44.71277721 N
86.11777728 W

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