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South Manitou Island Group

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About This Campground

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…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Fires

Reviews

6 Reviews of South Manitou Island Group

Ratings Breakdown

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R
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2018

Peaceful isolation

Sailed tonSouth Manitou from Glen Arbor. Some group camping.

Sara G.
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2018

Rustic and peaceful

Don’t forget the bug spray

Month of VisitJuly
Annette B.
Reviewed May. 30, 2018

Peaceful, isolated

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…

SiteWeather Station Campground
Month of VisitAugust

Location

South Manitou Island Group is located in Michigan

Directions

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.

Coordinates

45.01246361 N
86.0947 W

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