Permits & Reservations

Backcountry camping is available on the mainland at White Pine Campground; on South Manitou Island at Bay, Weather Station, and Popple Campgrounds; and on North Manitou Island at the Village Campground and dispersed around the island. A backcountry camping permit is required. You may obtain a permit at the visitor center, campground offices, or Leland dock. Camping Fees and Reservations

North Manitou Island Hunting
A special deer hunt is conducted on North Manitou Island to control the deer herd and preserve the natural vegetation. Learn about the NMI hunt and how to get a permit.

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Last updated: March 28, 2019

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9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630


231 326-4700

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