• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

Popple Campground

The Popple campground is located on the north end of the island, about a 3.5 mile hike from the Ranger Station near the Lake Michigan shore. Bring water filtration equipment and beware of poison ivy - there is a lot of it in this area. Those seeking seclusion, who enjoy a bit of a challenge will enjoy this campground. You get a great view of North Manitou Island and great access to the beach.

There are 7 Individual Sites at this campground.

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Popple Campground Map
Popple Campground Map
NPS Map 2006

Did You Know?

US Life-Saving Service

During the winter of 1870-71, 214 people lost their lives in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, and congress established the US Life-Saving Service to conduct rescues from shore. This became the US Coast Guard in 1915. Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes to see how these men lived and worked. More...