Most of Manistee is state or federal owned land, with beautiful spots that have been used for years for private camping. Relax and enjoy the privacy, quiet and seclusion of the Manistee River. Just please leave it as you found it, clean and unpolluted.
OVERNIGHT RIVER TRIPS CAMPING
For overnight trips camp at any of the five DNR Canoe Campsites listed on or map. Overnight camping areas are approximately 4 to 5 canoeing hours apart. All campsites are accessible from the river, please note which sites have fresh water and restrooms.