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    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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  • No water at Weather Station Campground until further notice.

    The well at the Weather Station Campground is down for repair. Water is not available at the campground at this time.

  • Changes in compendium

    The Superintendent's Compendium for Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was updated on August 19, 2014. Changes were related to designated wilderness, mushroom collecting, and the use of unmanned aircraft. More »

Group Camps

D. H. Day Group Campground
Located at the end of Harwood road about one mile north of the Dune Climb. This campground accommodates tents only for groups of 7-25 people. There are 4 sites and all are reservable. Fees/night = $30.00 with no reservation or $33.00 when reserved. Reservations are required between May 1 and October 15. View a map of D.H. Day group campground (pdf file, 250 kb).

Platte River Group Campground
These sites are hike-in and accommodate tents only for groups of 7-25 people. There are a total of 5 sites and all are reservable. Reservations are required from May 1 through October 15. Fees/night = $40.00 with no reservation or $43.00 when reserved.

South Manitou Island - Bay Group Campground
These sites accommodate groups of 9-20 people and up to 10 tents. There are 3 sites and all are reservable. Reservations are required from the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend through mid-September. Fees/night = $20.00 with no reservation and $23.00 when reserved.

South Manitou Island - Weather Station Group Campground
These sites accommodate groups of 9-20 people and up to 10 tents. There are 3 sites and all are reservable. Reservations are required from the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend through mid-September. Fees/night = $20.00 with no reservation and $23.00 when reserved.

North Manitou Island - Group Camping
There are an unlimited number of sites, but groups are limited in size to 5-10 people. Fees/night are $10.00. No reservations necessary.

Did You Know?

Cannery Boat Museum

The Great Lakes were the highway of the past. It was the main way that cargo and passengers moved through this area until roads were established. A variety of boats used on the Great Lakes are on display at the Cannery in Glen Haven within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. More...